MIKE RILEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mike Riley, Nebraska quietly stealing the 2018 recruiting show in Big Ten

Mike Riley isn’t going to steal the offseason headlines, that just isn’t his personality. However, sleeping on the Nebraska Cornhuskers this offseason would be a major mistake. Riley and Co. have settled in nicely to life in Lincoln, Neb., and it shows on the 2018 recruiting trail in a big way. We all got a glimpse of the power behind Riley’s west coast ties and Nebraska...
Via Talking 10
3 days ago

Mike Riley tweets that Tanner Lee is Nebraska's top quarterback heading into summer

Tanner Lee maybe hasn't won the starting quarterback job for Nebraska's 2017 season quite yet, but he earned the Twitter endorsement of his head coach
Via CSN Chicago
10 days ago

Nebraska regent wants players kicked off team for kneeling during anthem

On Saturday, three Nebraska football players continued the trend of players kneeling during the National Anthem. Thus far, the reaction has been mostly negative. Nebraska senior linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey, who was one of the three players that knelt, told the media Monday about the racist feedback he’s been receiving since his decision prior to Nebraska’s game against Northwestern...
Via The Comeback
September 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Rape survivor shares her story with Nebraska football players

At a time when the sports world is littered with headlines regarding acts of domestic violence and sexual assault off the football field, Nebraska head coach Mike Riley finally worked out a time and place to deliver on a promise to share a unique perspective with his players in Lincoln. Riley invited Brenda Tracy, a survivor of gang-rape by four men at Oregon State, to share her...
Via The Comeback
June 23, 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

The B1G uglies – which division leader might stumble?

Three writers that can’t quite agree on anything are ready to sling mud at one another once again in a three part weekly roundtable after a way too long hiatus.. It’s time for Phil Harrison, Bart Doan, and Terry Johnson to solve the world’s problems one first down at a time in the heartland. It’s the weekly B1G Uglies – Part 2 of 3. Question: Which Division Leader Has...
Via The Student Section
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Riley listed for sale on Nebraska Craigslist

By Matt Hladik This has been a rough year for Nebraska football. The proud program is 3-6, with most of those losses coming in gut-punching fashion.  There’s already some whispers about first-year head coach Mike Riley being on the hot seat. In fact, there’s an ad on the Lincoln, Neb. Craigslist putting Riley up for sale.  Yes, you read that correctly. Don’t believe us...
Via College Spun
November 03, 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 legend Tommy Frazier supports Mike Riley

Dark times are upon the Nebraska football program.  The Huskers lost to Purdue this afternoon, dropping their record on the season to 3-6. In all likelihood, Nebraska will not play in a bowl game. Some Husker fans are calling for first-year coach Mike Riley to be fired.  Nebraska legend and two-time national champion Tommy Frazier has taken to Twitter to voice his thoughts on...
Via College Spun
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: A Very Happy Mike Riley Took A Great Picture With The Broken Chair Trophy After Nebraska’s Win

Mike Riley was happy and smiling after Nebraska’s game today.  That hasn’t happened very often this season, but the Huskers (3-4) were able defeat Minnesota, 48-25, making Riley a pleased man.  The victory gives Nebraska the $5 Bits of Broken Chair Trophy, the surprising real trophy awarded to the winner of the Huskers-Golden Gophers game. Riley took a great picture with the...
Via College Spun
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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