Nebraska and Oklahoma have been laying it on the line all season.
The defensive line, that is.
The Cornhuskers' Ndamukong Suh and the
20th-ranked Sooners' Gerald McCoy are the best known of the men in
the middle, but they've gotten plenty of help as their teams'
defenses have developed into a couple of the most powerful in the
No doubt, the boys up front will be a focal point when the teams
meet Saturday night.
The Huskers (5-3, 2-2 Big 12) have their strongest defensive
front since All-Americans Jason Peter and Grant Wistrom were
winning national championships in the mid-1990s.
The Sooners (5-3, 3-1) have a line comparable to those headed up
by All-American Tommie Harris and Dusty Dvoracek in the early