Joe Santoro
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August 24, 2013
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Nevada defense must improve

Brian Polian isn’t looking for anything fancy from his Nevada Wolf Pack defense. “Scheme is overrated,” the rookie head coach said. “Defense is about energy and passion.” So far so good. “You can feel it every time we step on the practice field,” defensive coordinator Scottie Hazelton said. “You can just see and feel the excitement.” The players can feel it, too. “There is just so much energy,” defensive end Brock Hekking said. “Everybody is just feeling positive about what we can do.” The feeling was anything but positive last year for the Wolf Pack defense. Former head coach Chris …

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