MIKE RILEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Riley touring Nebraska to stoke interest in Huskers

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) More than 600 men and women dressed in their Husker finery filed into the giant exhibition hall of the Platte County Agricultural Society. Hearty New York strips and pork loin were ready in the buffet line, the cash bar was open and a crowd was forming around the table where a Nebraska football season ticket was up for raffle. In the back of the room, coach...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Keyshawn Johnson throws playful jab at reporter

Nebraska has gained significant momentum on the recruiting trail as of late, landing another big commitment in four-star linebacker Avery Roberts Thursday afternoon. Mike Riley and staff should receive most of the credit for the job they’ve done on the trail, but they’re not the only ones who have made an impact. Current four-star wide receiver commit Keyshawn Johnson Jr., who...
Via College Spun
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos/Video: Mike Riley Is Handing Out Ice Cream To Nebraska Students Today

Nebraska students, if you’re in the mood for some sweet treats today, track down head coach Mike Riley. He’s giving out free ice cream. Riley is hard to miss as he’s right near a giant inflatable Herbie Husker display.  .@UNLincoln students. Head for Herbie!@Coach_Riley is on here to hand out ice cream to students. pic.twitter.com/nWEXAk9wok — Nebraska Huskers (@Huskers...
Via College Spun
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Bowl makes Mike Riley believer in power of run at Nebraska

The end of coach Mike Riley's first season at Nebraska has left him and the fan base excited about the possibilities for 2016. Getting into a bowl game with five regular-season wins turned out to be the most fortuitous thing for the Cornhuskers (6-7). That's because their 37-29 Foster Farms Bowl win over UCLA on Saturday served as a trial run for the physical style of offense Riley...
Via Associated Press
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska AD gives Mike Riley vote of confidence

Things are heating up in Lincoln. On Saturday, Mike Riley’s Cornhuskers did the unthinkinable — they lost to Purdue. Despite being in his first year, some Nebraska fans are already done with Riley’s tenure as coach. Today, athletic director Shawn Eichorst wrote a letter to the fan base, apologizing for the team’s performance against the lowly Boilermakers, and essentially...
Via College Spun
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska captain tells crowd 'I'm sorry we suck'

The Mike Riley era at Nebraska could’ve gotten off to a better start. The Huskers are now 2-3 after falling to Illinois Saturday 14-13.  According to multiple reporters on-scene, Huskers senior offensive lineman Alex Lewis told the fans “I’m sorry we suck” as he walked off the field in Champaign, Ill. He was reportedly smiling and blowing kisses to the crowd as he said...
Via College Spun
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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