Nebraska's Huskers Football: HOL's All-Decade Team: Defense
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HOL's All-Decade Team: Defense

We continue our look at the 2010s and breakdown Nebraska's All-Decade Team on defense.


HOL take: Jared Crick, Maliek Collins and Randy Gregory were easy picks. The fourth spot was difficult, but we gave it to Eric Martin over Baker Steinkuhler and Vincent Valentine. Martin was a first-team All-Big Ten selection in 2012 and led NU with 8.5 sacks and 18 tackles for loss.


HOL take: Lavonte David and Will Compton were easy picks here. Both continue to play in the NFL. We went with Eric Hagg as our third linebacker, because of his value as a "hybrid" in 2010, where he could play both in and outside of the box. They built the great defenses of 2009 and 2010 around the versatility of Hagg.


HOL take: Secondary was the deepest position of the 2010's for Nebraska on either side of the ball. They put a lot of guys in the NFL here. Others in consideration were Dejon Gomes, Joshua Kalu, Chris Jones and Ciante Evans.


HOL take: Nebraska's had a lot of great punters in its history, and you can argue Sam Foltz was the best ever. No punter played the swirling winds inside Memorial Stadium better than Foltz.