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When it comes to college football recruiting, two axioms seem to hold true year-in and year-out: 1. “All is fair in love and recruiting.” 2. “Nothing is official until the ink goes dry on Signing Day.” Apparently though, no one shared that memo with Bo Pelini and the Nebraska caching staff. That’s because after Orlando-area wide receiver Dominic Walker elected to decommit from Nebraska this past weekend, well, Pelini and one of his assistant coaches had choice words for the 6’2 190 lb. Walker. Safe to say, they weren’t pretty. No, no, no. That’s because when Walker decided it’d only be appropriate to deliver the news of his decommitment personally by making a phone call to Nebraska’s staff, the short fuse and hot temper that Pelini has become notorious for over the years kicked into overdrive. Here’s how Walker described the call to the Orlando Sentinel’s Chris Hays: "It was a very tough decision. They were [mad]. They were very mad. But I thought I had to
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Nebraska head football coach Bo Pelini has been known to be a bit fiery and abrasive. So it wasn’t a shock to hear what he told a recruit who was calling to tell the coach he was changing his mind.
Per The Big Lead, three star wide receiver Dominic Walker had a change of heart about Nebraska, and chose to instead commit to Auburn and join one of his highschool teammates.
Nebraska Cornhusker’s head coach Bo Pelini has found himself in the spotlight after supposedly showing his temper to a recruit that changed his mind and decided to back out of his commitment to Nebraska for Auburn instead.
Former Cornhusker recruit Dominic Walker recounted to the Orlando Sentinel that Pelini told him “best of luck, you’re going to need it”.
McWilson is a 4-star safety from Youngstown, Ohio and may have Lexington, Kentucky in his sights as a college destination. Today, he posted on his Twitter account that he was no longer committed to Nebraska. Last night, a lot of media outlets already had McWilson committing to the ‘Cats until he shot down the rumor. He then later posted tweets like “SEC or Big 10″, and “Stoops...
The Nebraska Cornhuskers (10-10, 1-6) will look to get back on track Saturday.
LINCOLN, Neb - Picking up their first home conference win of the season, the Nebraska Cornhuskers (11-10, 2-6) beat the Northwestern Wildcats, 64-49 on Saturday in front of 10,216 people at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.