Nebraska football adjusts to new practice routine, charges dropped against S Antonio Reed, and more

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It is Thursday, Aug. 10, and it’s time for Big Red Rising.

A new routine

The Nebraska football team has adjusted to a new routine this fall camp. Aside from the elimination of two-a-days, the team now practices in the morning which has appeared to go well so far.

Another change is the average age of Nebraska’s defensive coaches. What was once an average age of 50 between four coaches two years ago is now 39 between five coaches on the defensive staff.

Charges dropped

The Omaha World-Herald reported Wednesday that charges against junior safety Antonio Reed for misdemeanor possession of marijuana have been dropped. He and Nebraska wide receiver Stanley Morgan were arrested May 5 in Florida.

Morgan’s charges were dropped in July 29.

The big plays

Explosive plays are extremely valuable. So, how can a team create more of them while also preventing an opponent from completing them? Brandon Vogel of Hail Varsity went deep on big plays in college football.

A reason to stay

Nebraska linebackers coach Trent Bray could have been the defensive coordinator at San Jose State right now. Instead, he decided to stay at Nebraska. Why? You can credit Bob Diaco for a lot of that.

Go for 2 … or not

The Oregon Ducks liked to attempt two-point conversions under former coach Chip Kelly. That doesn’t appear to be the case now with new coach Willie Taggart. He plans to be much more conservative with two-point attempts.

Mark your calendars

Nebraska basketball unveiled its nonconference schedule for the 2017-18 season on Wednesday. That includes eight games at home and five on the road. A couple of the more notable matchups are Creighton in Omaha on Dec. 9 and Kansas at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Dec. 16.

Kung fu fighting

The Huskers were back on the practice field on Wednesday. From the looks of Nebraska football’s Twitter account, there were some pretty slick moves being made.

Yes, there apparently was ‘kung fu fighting.’ Look out, Big Ten. The Huskers are fast as lightning.

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