Daniels, at 6-3, 340, is slated to see considerable time at nose tackle a year after coaches couldn’t count on him to stay on the field for more than a quick series because he would wear down. The junior can go for upward of eight plays now, Tuioti said, and eats up space the way a nose in a 3-4 scheme should.

Said Tuioti: “If we’re going into war, going into a fight, I want to go fight with Snacks.”

Senior inside linebacker Collin Miller, who has stared at the backs of Nebraska D-linemen for years, said the group clearly learned from the way last year’s starters handled themselves. How to study film, approach practice and stay healthy. How to prepare. He listed Robinson, Riley and walk-on Colton Feist as standouts for their speed and athleticism after a week of live practice.

“I think we’re definitely in a good position

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