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Bo Pelini was on the Big Ten Coaches conference call an hour ago and he answered for his f-bomb fest which was unearthed by Deadspin yesterday. He made the comments two years ago, but they didn’t become public until yesterday afternoon.
First off, the people saying that Bo was admirable for talking about the rant, that he didn’t have to answer questions about it…WHAT? WTF? Just how much of a weak lap dog and cheerleading squad do you expect the media to be with that attitude?
Bo Pelini is a public figure, and this is a HUGE national story. Of course, he has to answer for it. And he did a good job with it today. I think Bo Pelini is doing damage control as well as could be expected in this situation.
Here are some Bo Pelini soundbites from today, and what I think you can read into them:
“That was a conversation that was private during emotional time. … I vented in a situation where I thought it was a private conversation..I think we’ve all said things behind closed doors that were ...
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Nebraska coach Bo Pelini says if Tommie Frazier doesn't like how he's running the football program, he doesn't need his support.
Frazier quarterbacked the Cornhuskers' national championship teams in 1994 and '95. He ripped the direction of the program on Twitter hours after Nebraska squandered an 18-point lead in a 41-21 loss to UCLA on Saturday.
Bo Pelini photo via USA Today.
Nebraska head football coach Bo Pelini is on the hot seat after a bad loss to UCLA on Saturday. It's might just get a whole lot hotter as Deadspin has posted an audio clip of Pelini dropping F-bombs like he was singing CeeLo Green's "F*** You" on karaoke night.
Deadspin's Don Costello describes the audiotape the audio...
Hours after Bo Pelini fired back at criticism from one of the Nebraska program's all-time greats, he had to apologize for a profane rant in which he criticized ''fair-weather'' Cornhuskers fans.
The sports website Deadspin.com on Monday posted the 2-year-old audio of the Cornhuskers' coach going off on fans and newspaper reporters after a game.
Omaha World-Herald columnist Tom Shatel was one of the targets of Nebraska head football coach Bo Pelini's now-infamous napalm-all-the-bridges profanity-laden rant from 2011 that has gone viral. Naturally, Shatel has responded to Pelini in his latest column.
"I heard the audio. I read the comments. No apology is necessary. I've
been cursed at by better coaches...
Nebraska head football coach Bo Pelini has issued an apology for profanity-laced comments made about Cornhusker fans in a piece of audio released by Deadspin on Monday.
"I want to sincerely apologize for my comments from two years ago which
became public today," Pelini said in a statement released by the school
Monday night. "I take full responsibility...
As the video astutely points out, Nebraska Cornhuskers head coach Bo Pelini has been having a rough go of it lately. First, his team blew a 21-3 lead and then a two-year old tape surfaced of him putting fans and media members on blast. Pelini has since apologized, but who knows if he is actually sorry or just sorry everyone found out.
Nebraska coach Bo Pelini said Tuesday he doesn't know if he'll be disciplined for his profane rant about Cornhuskers fans two years ago, adding that he expects most will continue to support him.
Nebraska Chancellor Harvey Perlman and Director of Athletics Shawn Eichorst issued a joint statement about coach Bo Pelini's curse-filled rant against his fans surfaced.
Is nine or ten wins a year enough for a coach to keep his job? That’s the big question facing Nebraska when it comes to coach Bo Pelini?Under...
Forget about Texas and USC. What's going on with Nebraska? Photo: USA Today Sports
While all of college football's hot-seat talk seems to center in both Austin and Los Angeles, a new group seems to have emerged as "The Most Disgruntled Fan-Base."
That honor goes to Nebraska, which saw a 21-3 lead against UCLA evaporate Saturday, and end with the Bruins scoring...
Bo Pelini and Taylor Martinez's times in Lincoln started with promise.
Instead, the duo have been the poster boys of something else entirely: a program that simply looks stalled. If the collective minds at Nebraska aren't already thinking it, it's time to wonder if they're the ones to bring the Cornhuskers back to prominence.
Pelini arrived in 2008 with a reputation...
It’s been quite the week for news from Nebraska surrounding coach Bo Pelini, but the biggest storyline for Saturday’s game is now the...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By ERIC OLSON AP College Football Writer The timing couldn't be better for South Dakota State.
The Jackrabbits visit Nebraska on Saturday for a game with a host of potential distractions.
The Cornhuskers are coming off a 20-point loss to UCLA in a game they led by 18 late in the second quarter. It was the Huskers' biggest blown lead at home since...
(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By DAVID MERCER Associated Press Three weeks into the season, half of the Big Ten's defenses are under aerial attack.
Six of the conference's teams are allowing 250 or more yards passing a game.
Nebraska gave up big yards in a 41-21 loss to UCLA. Coach Bo Pelini said his defense looked good at times. But they gave up big yardage in the...