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One Less Day Til Football, No. 33: David Nwabuisi

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July 26, 2012; Chicago, IL, USA; Northwestern Wildcats linebacker David Nwabuisi talks to reporters during the Big Ten media day at the McCormick Place Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Reid Compton-US PRESSWIRE
July 26, 2012; Chicago, IL, USA; Northwestern Wildcats linebacker David Nwabuisi talks to reporters during the Big Ten media day at the McCormick Place Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Reid Compton-US PRESSWIRE

First off, skipped this yesterday, sry, I'll catch up eventually. I'm in Florida visiting family and writing 'Lympics stuff over at the dot-com, so I might not have all the internets, plus, I figured Matt Grevers could hold you over.

Secondly, here's some videos! First off, the awesome Shutdown Fullback's Big Ten episode!

You should watch all the episodes, but this is one of them! Now, the Big Ten preview from SBN Studios:

No. 33, David Nwabuisi, senior, linebacker

Who he be: Nwobbledy-wobbledy-wop started off at middle linebacker, eventually earning the starting spot last season, but when it turned out that other players at linebacker were not very good, he slotted over to an outside slot to allow Damien Proby to get some playing time. The two of them playing together worked quite well!

Looking forward: Nwabuisi enters his final year at Northwestern as the best player on what looks to be a spotty defense. Nwabuisi earned himself a spot on the Butkus award watchlist. The thing about Nwabuisi is he has a rare combination for Northwestern linebackers, in that he's both reasonably fast and reasonably good at making tackles. That'll do wonders: he should hold the defense together, expect to hear his name called an awful lot as the season progresses.