Freshman Garrett Nelson now part of the Blackshirts

Scottsbluff High School graduate and Nebraska freshman Garrett Nelson continues to make strides on the defensive side of the ball for the Huskers.

(NBC Nebraska Scottsbluff)

Today two more Blackshirts were awarded to the defense, and one of those is going to Nelson.

Nelson along with defensive lineman Damian Jackson were awarded the honor after practice.

Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander says Nelson has done a good job getting on the field more and more through the nine games. Both players are expected to see more snaps moving forward.