Nebraska coach Bo Pelini says he has a clean bill of health and that he left a game over the weekend because he and team doctors were concerned a case of heartburn and his sense of feeling disoriented might be signs of a serious medical problem.
Pelini said a series of tests were negative.
''I'm as healthy as can be,'' he told reporters Monday. ''You guys are going to be stuck with me for a while.''
The 44-year-old Pelini, wearing khaki cargo shorts and a red polo, was in good spirits and cracked jokes while he addressed reporters for a half-hour. He expressed appreciation for well wishes he received - and said he was not ordered to cut back on his workload.
''One thing I don't want is anybody to make this out to be like I'm over-stressed,'' he said. ''It was an isolated incident and there were a number of factors that probably contributed to it. I am healthy and there are no issues there whatsoever. Otherwise, to be honest with you, I wouldn't be sitting here today.''