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Gregory and Pierson-El named FWAA All-Americans

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Junior defensive end Randy Gregory and freshman wide receiver/punt returner De’Mornay Pierson-El were both named second-team All-Americans by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA). Nebraska had a pair of players selected to the FWAA All-America teams for the first time since 1997, when three Huskers were honored. The FWAA has released its All-America teams […] Read More »

Pelini throws NU administration under the bus, but lessons should be learned by Eichorst (AUDIO)

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Vulgar language has been apart of Bo Pelini’s M.O. since we’ve known him as the head football coach at Nebraska and that was certainly on full display when you hear the tape of his 30 minute speech he gave to his players off campus after he was fired by Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst. I’m not sure […] Read More »

University of Nebraska fires back at Pelini

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Statement from University of Nebraska December 17, 2014 The University of Nebraska is in receipt of what appears to be a transcript of remarks delivered by former football coach Bo Pelini.  These remarks to student-athletes were allegedly made during a non-official team meeting at a local high school, held two days after his termination.  At […] Read More »

Pelini going back home. Reports suggest he’ll coach Youngstown State

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Former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini will become the head-coaching job at Youngstown State, according to multiple reports. Pelini went to high school in Youngstown, Ohio.   Pelini was 67-27 as Nebraska’s coach, passing Tom Osborne for the most wins ever at the school in a coach’s first seven years, but he couldn’t win the big games. Pelini […] Read More »

Michigan and Wisconsin still on hold with their coaching searches (AUDIO)

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After LSU’s Monday evening bowl practice, Tigers’ coach Les Miles addressed persistent rumors that he will return to his alma mater, where he played under Bo Schembechler and spent a decade as an assistant coach.  Miles refused to be quoted on the record, but he sent a clear message: A return to Ann Arbor is not […] Read More »

Nebraska-Kearney gets a new head football coach

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The University of Nebraska at Kearney has hired former Central Missouri assistant coach Josh Lamberson as its head football coach, UNK announced today. UNK will formally introduce Lamberson as its 17th coach in team history at a 10 a.m. news conference Monday at the Health and Sports Center. “I’m extremely honored and excited to help […] Read More »

Cotton lays out for simple goals for the Huskers over the final month of the season (AUDIO)

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First practice for the Nebraska football team since the firing of Bo Pelini. Barney Cotton, who is the interim coach leading the Huskers in the Holiday Bowl had a four goals for his team over the final three weeks of the 2014 season.  Cotton has taken the responsibility of running this team very seriously and […] Read More »

Riley’s staff taking shape (AUDIO)

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Mike Riley’s staff at Nebraska is starting to take shape.  Nebraska Radio Network contributor Sean Callahan says new offensive line coach Mike Cavanaugh has reached out to Omaha North.  High school kids who were recruited by Oregon State defensive coordinator Mark Banker have confirmed they’ve been contacted by Banker saying he was Nebraska’s new defensive […] Read More »

Holiday Bowl executive director excited for the Nebraska-USC matchup (AUDIO)

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The Husker football team will be headed back to the Holiday Bowl and take on USC. Executive director Bruce Benkowski is thrilled with the matchup.  It will present a rare opportunity for this San Diego bowl. It will be played in prime time on Saturday the 27th. Our first look at USC. They finished 8-4 […] Read More »

Huskers return to the San Diego to face USC in the Holiday Bowl

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The Husker football team will face USC in the Holiday Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 27, making it the third trip to that bowl game in the last five years.  NU beat Arizona 33-0 in 2009 and losing to Steve Sarkisian’s Washington team 19-7 in 2010. The Trojans, now coached by Sarkisian, have an 8-4 record […] Read More »

Eichorst has his eyes set on Arkansas’ Bielema

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There may have been a very good reason why Nebraska Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst had no plans to hire a consulting firm to help in the search for the Huskers next football coach. According to FootballScoop.com, Eichorst has his sights set on Arkansas coach Bret Bielema. If Bielema leaves the SEC school, his contract buyout […] Read More »

Players meet one final time with Pelini to get the truth on how this all went down (AUDIO)

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Former Husker head coach Bo Pelini finally had a chance to talk with his team. A meeting was held last night at Lincoln North Star High School. Pelini, no longer employed by the University, had to hold the meeting off campus.  Judging by the tweets sent out by quite a few players, it’s easy to […] Read More »

Eichorst has a leg up on coaching search on Michigan if Hoke is let go (AUDIO)

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Tell me you were not surprised that Bo Pelini was fired before Michigan’s Brady Hoke, who has been on the hot seat all season? Apparently Pelini’s went from luke warm to blazing after the trouncing by Wisconsin. Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst made a quick decision, less than 48 hours after the season finale at Iowa. […] Read More »

.713 winning percentage not enough for Eichorst to justify keeping Pelini (AUDIO)

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“For whatever reason, we weren’t good enough in the games that mattered against championship quality opponents,” Nebraska Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst said on Sunday morning after he announced he was replacing Bo Pelini as the head football coach.  “We gave coach ample time, ample resources, and ample support to get that done, now we’re heading […] Read More »

Pelini out as head coach of Nebraska

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University of Nebraska Director of Athletics Shawn Eichorst fired Head Football Coach Bo Pelini effective immediately.  Eichorst released a statement on Sunday morning. “Earlier this morning, I informed Coach Bo Pelini of our decision to move forward in a new direction. Coach Pelini served our University admirably for seven years and led our football program’s transition […] Read More »