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Former Arizona coach Mike Stoops says he would consider the Nebraska defensive coordinator's job if it is offered to him.
Huskers coach Bo Pelini has to fill the opening left when his brother, Carl, left to become head coach at Florida Atlantic.
Stoops said Tuesday he would be interested in either a coordinator or head coaching job. He declined to comment on whether Bo Pelini had discussed a job at Nebraska with him.
Stoops said he watched Nebraska three or four times on television and is impressed with the Cornhuskers' defensive system.
Arizona fired the 49-year-old Stoops halfway through his eighth season after the Wildcats got off to a 1-5 start.
The Pelini and Stoops families are close friends from their days in Youngstown, Ohio.
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Carl Pelini helped turn around Nebraska's defense. He's now taking on a significantly bigger challenge.
Pelini was hired Monday by Florida Atlantic, where he'll become the second coach in program history and is replacing the now-retired Howard Schnellenberger. Pelini and FAU agreed to terms on a deal late last week, and the university's trustees formally approved...
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Carl Pelini is the new football coach at Florida Atlantic.
The university's trustees approved a 5-year contract that would be worth 2.49 million in base salary on Monday. The former Nebraska defensive coordinator replaces Howard Schnellenberger, who coached his last game before retirement over the weekend.
Pelini is the brother of Nebraska coach Bo...
Former Arizona coach Mike Stoops says he would consider the Nebraska defensive coordinator's job if it is offered to him. Huskers coach Bo Pelini has to fill the opening left when his brother, Carl, left to become head coach at Florida Atlantic. Stoops said Tuesday he would be interested in either a coordinator or head coaching job.
OMAHA, Neb. - Former Arizona coach Mike Stoops says he would consider the Nebraska defensive coordinator's job...
It has been since last week when Carl Pelini's departure hit the newsstands. The assumption was that finding a new defensive coordinator for the Huskers would be key to Bo Pelini. With a couple of high profile recruit targets discussing Nebraska (Ath. Anthony Alford, QB/Ath. Devin Fuller), it would seem to be that recruiting might be more closely on the radar.
Following up on reports that surfaced late last week, Nebraska is officially in the market for a new defensive coordinator. At a press conference Monday afternoon, FAU introduced Carl Pelini as its new head coach. Pelini has spent the past four seasons as the Cornhuskers’ defensive coordinator. The older brother of Bo Pelini will replace…
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the Eagles at Bob Devaney Sports Center in NCAAB action.
Nebraska will face the 3-5 Eagles, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the...
The Nebraska Cornhuskers edged the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles 51-50 on Wednesday
Dylan Talley's jumper with 10.4 seconds remaining lifted Nebraska to a 51-50 win over Florida Gulf Coast Wednesday night at the Devaney Center.
The Pokes will compete in their first dual of the season Saturday as they travel to Lincoln, Neb., to take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Matches will begin at 6 p.m. Mountain Time.