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Nebraska’s Players React to Mike Riley’s Hiring

Thursday afternoon, Nebraska shocked the college football world by hiring Oregon State’s Mike Riley to replace former head coach Bo Pelini. Reaction from the media has been mixed – many think he’s a great hire, while others question his track record. Nebraska’s players even appear to be split on the move. Some are “glad” that they’re seniors and moving on, while others...
Via College Spun
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

High School Staffer Charged For Letting Former Nebraska Coach Bo Pelini Use Auditorium

Tuesday night former Nebraska Cornhuskers head coach Bo Pelini had one last meeting with his team. It wasn't on university property though, but in the auditorium of a local high school. Someone on staff at the school told him he could use the room to hold the meeting. It was a nice gesture by the staffer to allow Pelini a chance to say a proper good-bye to his team.As it turns out...
Via FatManWriting
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Nebraska Targeting Arkansas Head Coach Bret Bielema

Have the Nebraska Cornhuskers locked in on a candidate looking to escape the vaunted SEC West? According to Football Scoop, Nebraska AD Shawn Eichorst has locked in on Arkansas head coach Brett Bielema, and the discussions are heavy. Per sources, Nebraska is targeting Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema and is in serious talks with him. Eichorst and Bielema has an extensive relationship...
Via Thacover2
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini is Fired, Shawn Eichorst Unplugs the Treadmill

There are precious few things that make the Nebraska football program unique anymore. The facilities, once a crown-jewel of a program far ahead of their time, are still phenomenal.  But the memo got out.  Now there are absurdly cool, space-aged, facilities from Tuscaloosa to Eugene, Oregon that make the Death Star look like that old [&hellip (Visited 5 times, 5 visits today...
Via No Coast Bias
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

A Nebraska English Teacher Wrote A Poem To Bo Pelini In A Local Newspaper

In Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare wrote “parting is such sweet sorrow,” and Nebraska fans seem to have mixed feelings about the firing of head coach Bo Pelini. One public school English teacher from Ralston, Nebraska channeled his inner-Shakespeare, and penned a clever poem to Pelini, which has made its way to social media. I just… What. Can’t even. A poem for Bo...
Via College Spun
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Bo Pelini Hugs Players After Final Team Meeting

News of former Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini’s firing Sunday hit the Cornhuskers players hard. Many took to Twitter after hearing the report to criticize the school’s decision, which came after a somewhat successful 9-3 season. Tuesday night, the players were given one last chance to say goodbye to Pelini in a final team meeting at a nearby high school. As you’d guess, it got...
Via College Spun
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Next Coach: The Opinions Are Different Because The Expectations Are Different

Put three college football writers in a room to talk about the Nebraska coaching search. Add water. Watch three different views sprout in three different directions. This is the joy of opinion-giving. You don’t need to take the cookie cutter from the kitchen drawer. Why are views of the Nebraska coaching search so different? There are different expectations of what Nebraska can...
Via Bloguin Best
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Next Coach: The Opinions Are Different Because The Expectations Are Different

Put three college football writers in a room to talk about the Nebraska coaching search. Add water. Watch three different views sprout in three different directions. This is the joy of opinion-giving. You don’t need to take the cookie cutter from the kitchen drawer. Why are views of the Nebraska coaching search so different? There are different expectations of what Nebraska can...
Via The Student Section
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini Possibly Headed to South Carolina to Take Over the Defense?

It's been a rough year for Steve Spurrier. To see his team go from a national powerhouse and title contender to 6-6 is disheartening to say the least. It's the kind of season one definitely can't end a career as long as he has had on, but looking forward to next season changes need to be made to make sure it doesn't happen again.Rumor has it that bringing in former Nebraska head...
Via FatManWriting
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

It's time for Nebraska Cornhuskers fans to lower expectations

Nebraska is the best job in the Big Ten West. But it’s the fourth-best job in the Big Ten. After seven consecutive seasons with at...
Via Athlon Sports
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Bo Pelini's firing could haunt Nebraska

What is wrong with this picture? On Monday, Steve Spurrier announced his intentions on remaining at the University of South Carolina, where he has gone 83-45 over the past 10 seasons. Meanwhile, Bo Pelini was shown the door at Nebraska over the weekend after going 67-27 in seven seasons. Judging by negative reaction from the football program and fans, it may be a decision Nebraska...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Richt Laughs Off Nebraska Cornhuskers Talk

Mark Richt laughed off the Nebraska Cornhuskers talk during his radio show on Monday.
Via Gamedayr
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost Is The Favorite To Become Nebraska’s Next Coach, According To Las Vegas

It was announced on Sunday morning that Nebraska fired head football coach Bo Pelini. Now, one Las Vegas casino has released odds on who it thinks will be the Huskers’ next head coach. According to Bovada, Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost is the favorite to replace Pelini in Lincoln. The casino gave him 5/2 odds on being the team’s next coach. Bovada also has odds for...
Via College Spun
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Firing Bo Pelini was a lousy decision

Follow TSS on Twitter @TheStudentSect Author @TheCoachBart Nebraska has been here before. The Huskers have lived in that world of “reality meets expectation meets coach who’d be meeting both if he were at 99 percent of the schools he was coaching, but not Nebraska.” Once upon a time, it was Frank Solich who was winning and winning handsomely, just not winning enough. This time...
Via The Student Section
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Firing Bo Pelini was a lousy decision

Follow TSS on Twitter @TheStudentSect Author @TheCoachBart Nebraska has been here before. The Huskers have lived in that world of “reality meets expectation meets coach who’d be meeting both if he were at 99 percent of the schools he was coaching, but not Nebraska.” Once upon a time, it was Frank Solich who was winning and winning handsomely, just not winning enough. This time...
Via Bloguin Best
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Podcast Debate: Who should be the Nebraska Cornhuskers new head coach?

Bo Pelini is out as the Nebraska head coach.  Braden Gall, David Fox and Mitch Light debate the Nebraska Cornhuskers head...
Via Athlon Sports
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska Players Unleash Anger on Twitter Over Bo Pelini’s Firing

Nebraska fired head coach Bo Pelini over the weekend in a move that was far from surprising considering the growing unrest amongst Huskers fans that expect to compete for a national title every handful of years. Despite consistent success, evident by a 67-27 record over seven years, the former Oklahoma and LSU defensive coordinator finds Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The Haps – 12/1: BlackFridayDeathCount.com, @FauxPelini Goes On Epic Rant After Real Pelini Is Fired

What’s The Haps for December 1st? Faux Pelini goes HAM, Manziel sparks a new meme, dudes mock girls on Instagram, and more. The Links - blackfridaydeathcount.com is a real thing I have no words. 13 candidates to replace Bo Pelini at Nebraska Come on, Athlon. You can do better than this. @FauxPelini Is Having A Meltdown [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The post...
Via No Coast Bias
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Faux Pelini’s Twitter reaction to Bo Pelini’s firing was classic

Yesterday, the University of Nebraska announced that it had fired its head football coach, Bo Pelini, effective immediately, after seven seasons and zero conference titles. Despite a 9-3 season this year, it was not enough to save Pelini’s job, and he will not coach whatever bowl game the Huskers end up in. As soon as it was announced, Twitter exploded with the news and waited...
Via Awful Announcing
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska players have to look internally for answers to Bo Pelini’s firing

The news that Nebraska AD Shaw Eichorst was relieving head coach Bo Pelini of his duties likely came as a surprise to a team that just got done celebrating a win over Iowa and lifting the Heroes Trophy in the process. After all, their coach got them to the nine-win plateau for the seventh year in a row and he’s one of (if not the) winningest coaches in the country over that span...
Via Talking 10
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Nebraska Football Players Learned That Bo Pelini Was Fired Via An Email From AD Shawn Eichorst

We already know that Nebraska’s decision to fire head football coach Bo Pelini wasn’t a popular one in the eyes of some current and former players. Now we know how the team found out that the university decided to part ways with its now former coach. According to a tweet sent out by redshirt junior defensive end Jack Gangwish, the team learned of the decision by an email from...
Via College Spun
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

By Firing Pelini, Nebraska Gambles The Known For The Unknown

For a state that doesn’t have legalized gambling (outside of horse racing, keno and the lottery), the Nebraska athletic department sure did make a ballsy bet on Sunday. For the past seven years, Bo Pelini has given Nebraska a winning football team. He did it like clockwork. He did it better than any other coach in the country during the same period not named Nick Saban. Bo Pelini...
Via Know It All Football
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska DT Vincent Valentine Thinks That Firing Bo Pelini Could Make The Program Worse

The University of Nebraska fired head coach Bo Pelini earlier today, and many current and former members of the Cornhuskers’ football team that played under Pelini took to Twitter to express their disappointment in the decision. One current Husker — redshirt sophomore defensive tackle Vincent Valentine — was especially upset to see his coach go. Valentine tweeted out his thoughts...
Via College Spun
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

5 names Nebraska Cornhuskers need to consider in replacing Bo Pelini

Bo Pelini is gone after seven years, winning nine games or more every year and winning four division titles. He’ll earn a handsome $7.65 million and his assistants will earn a combined $3.1 million as AD Shawn Eichorst relieved Pelini of his duties. It certainly set off some vociferous reactions among the Husker faithful, but no matter the feelings the reality is the Huskers are...
Via Talking 10
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

13 candidates to replace Bo Pelini at Nebraska

Nebraska fired coach Bo Pelini after the Cornhuskers closed the 2014 regular season with a 9-3 record. Pelini’s record in Lincoln was an...
Via Athlon Sports
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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