September 26, 2007

Breaking down the Iowa State Cyclone defense

Nebraska Opponent Defensive Scouting Report

Who: Iowa State Cyclones
School Location: Ames, Iowa
School Colors: Cardinal and Gold

Record: 1-3
National Ranking: Unranked
Conference: Big 12 (North Division)

Head Coach: Gene Chizik (Florida, 1985) (In his first season at Iowa State, 1-3 overall, 0-0 vs. Nebraska
Defensive Coordinator: Wayne Bolt

When: Saturday, Sept. 29, 1:05 p.m (CDT)
Where: Memorial Stadium - Tom Osborne Field

TV: None
Radio: Host Communications
Series Record: Nebraska leads 83-16-2
Base Defensive Formation: 4-3

On The Line: The anchor of the Iowa State defensive line is senior nose guard Ahtyba Rubin (6-3, 320). The two-year starter has recorded 11 tackles this season, including two behind the line of scrimmage and a quarterback sack. Senior tackle Bryce Braaksma (6-3, 262) has 11 starts to his credit. He's made 10 stops this season, including a sack. At the end spots, sophomore Rashawn Parker (6-0, 252) and junior Kurtis Taylor (6-2, 257) have combined for 34 tackles and four sacks.

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