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Georgia, Nebraska to meet in Capital One Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Georgia and Nebraska are hoping a New Year's trip for Florida will be the perfect place to get over their conference championship game disappointments. Both teams accepted bids to the Jan. 1 Capital One Bowl on Sunday, just a day after falling in their respective conference championship games. The Bulldogs (11-2) came up just a few yards short of winning the...
Via Fox Sports South
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

A second dose of Nebraska and Oklahoma is coming your way

The Oklahoma Sooners and Nebraska Cornhuskers have decided to renew their series that has been so great in the past. The Sooners and Cornhuskers have met a total of 86 times since 1912 with the Sooners leading the series 45-38-3. Classic rivalries like Oklahoma-Nebraska are part of college football’s historic fabric,” Sooners athletic director Joe Castiglione said. “The ability...
Via College Football Section
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

OU, Nebraska to renew rivalry in 2021-22

Nebraska and Oklahoma will renew one of college football's greatest rivalries for two seasons. The schools announced Thursday they have signed a contract that will have the Cornhuskers and Sooners play in 2021 in Norman, Okla., and in 2022 in Lincoln, Neb. Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne said the schools have a tradition of playing "with great intensity on the field...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Osborne is happy he didn't trip running onto field

Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne says he's glad he made it to the other side of the field when he jogged out of the tunnel into Memorial Stadium before the game against Minnesota last weekend. Coach Bo Pelini asked the Hall of Fame coach to join the team for the Tunnel Walk as part of ''Salute to Tom Osborne Day.'' Osborne is retiring Jan. 1. The 75-year...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Gallery: Tom Osborne says goodbye

Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne walked out of the tunnel in his last game affiliated with the University of Nebraska.
Via nebraska.scout.com
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Nebraska honors Tom Osborne at final home game of season

Tweet     After five years as the University of Nebraska’s athletic director Tom Osborne will retire Jan 1, 2013. Prior to that he spent twenty-five seasons as head coach of the school’s football program, compiling a record of 255-49-3. Osborne led the Cornhuskers to three national championships (1994, 1995, 1997), thirteen conference championships, and [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Munson's final thoughts on Minnesota

Nebraska has finished the season undefeated at home for the first time in 11 years with a win today over Minnesota, 38-14. This was also Tom Osborne's final home game as Athletic Director before he retires on January 1.
Via nebraska.scout.com
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Osborne leads Huskers out of tunnel before kickoff

Nebraska coaching great Tom Osborne joined Bo Pelini in leading the Cornhuskers from the locker room onto the field for Saturday's game against Minnesota and was honored on the field at halftime. The day at Memorial Stadium was designated as a ''Salute to Tom Osborne.'' The 75-year-old Osborne is retiring as athletic director on Jan. 1. A video focusing on Osborne...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Munson’s Thoughts: Minnesota

An emotional weekend in Lincoln as Nebraska plays their last home game under Tom Osborne’s tenure as the athletic director. After 41 years of service, Dr. Osborne walks away. Nebraska will try and remain undefeated at home for the first time in 11 years and get a game closer to playing for a Big Ten title.
Via nebraska.scout.com
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Neb's Osborne will receive Camp Foundation award

Tom Osborne, the former Nebraska football coach who will retire as the school's athletic director Jan. 1, is the recipient of the Walter Camp Football Foundation ''Distinguished American'' Award. The foundation said Wednesday that Osborne will receive the award presented to ''an individual who has used his or her talents to attain great success in business...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Nebraska and Oklahoma Rivalry – Game On?

Nebraska AD Tom Osborne announced on Monday that Nebraska and Oklahoma will be reviving their classic rivalry. Osborne claimed that the Sooners and Huskers have agreed to a home and home series “in principle.” The series will begin in Norman in 2021, the 50th anniversary of the “Game of the Century.” The game will continue the following year in Lincoln. Nebraska and Oklahoma...
Via College Football Section
November 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Previewing No. 22 Michigan vs. Nebraska

No. 22 Michigan travels to Lincoln to take on Nebraska on Saturday in a battle of traditional powers. Between the two schools, there are six Heisman winners and 16 national titles. Legendary coaches like Fielding Yost, Bob Devaney, Tom Osborne and Bo Schembechler commanded these teams. Click here to read the whole story on Heisman Pundit...
Via Prilosec
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

National Debate: 15 years later, Michigan and Nebraska still lay claim to a championship season

[Ed: This was originally published in our Michigan football season preview guide In the Huddle by Lindy's Sports. With Michigan set to visit Nebraska for the first time in over 100 years and this being the 15-year anniversary of the shared national title, I thought it would be appropriate to post for those who didn't read the preview mag. Before the season, I had the opportunity...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Eichorst will shadow Tom Osborne

Incoming Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst vowed Tuesday to keep the department largely unchanged once he replaces Tom Osborne.
Via nebraska.scout.com
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Nebraska: State of the Program 10/9/2012

Husker fans, welcome. What is crazy about this post, is that I made it once before, about the same exact day 5 years ago. The circumstances were a little different, though. I wrote my last State of the Program blog after the 2007 loss to Missouri in Columbia. Nebraska had just been torched by Mizzou on national TV, leaving many Nebraska fans wondering if the leadership of Bill...
Via Shown The Red Card
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Do Huskers Have Their Man in New AD Eichorst?

Well, that didn't take long, at least publicly, as earlier Thursday University of Nebraska Chancellor Harvey Perlman announced the hiring of Shawn Eichorst as their newest Athletic Director. Eichorst will replace the retiring Tom Osborne in that role sooner rather than later as well, officially coming on board at the university on October 9th as a special assistant to the chancellor...
Via The B1g Time
October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Empire Podcast LIVE Tonight!

Tonight at 7 PM ET, we bring you the latest edition of the Empire Podcast, as we get ready for homecoming at Ohio Stadium this Saturday night as the Ohio State Buckeyes host the Nebraska Cornhuskers for just the second time in school history. The Buckeyes head into the second game in conference riding after a one point victory against Michigan State. Now they’ll take on a Nebraska...
Via Buckeye Empire
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Eichorst resigns as Miami AD

Shawn Eichorst resigned as Miami's athletic director on Thursday, the latest blow to a department bracing to be hit by NCAA sanctions, said a person with knowledge of the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the university -- which was scrambling Thursday to decide how to fill Eichorst's role on a short-term basis -- had not...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Shawn Eichorst resigns as Miami AD

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Shawn Eichorst resigned as Miami's athletic director on Thursday, the latest blow to a department bracing to be hit by NCAA sanctions, said a person with knowledge of the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the university -- which was scrambling Thursday to decide how to fill Eichorst's role on...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers Reportedly Find Next Athletic Director

Shawn Eichorst is expected to be named the next Athletic Director of the University of Nebraska. According to Brett McMurphy of ESPN, Shawn Eichorst is expected to resign as AD of the University of Miami. Eichorst would replace coaching legend Tom Osborne who announced last week he would be retiring January 1, 2013. This news comes
Via No Coast Bias
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

9 Candidates to Replace Tom Osborne as Nebraska's AD

Tom Osborne recently announced his retirement as Nebraska’s athletic director after nearly five years on the job. One of the true giants in college...
Via Athlon Sports
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Osborne receives game ball after comeback

After announcing his retirement plans on Wednesday, Nebraska athletic director and former legendary coach Tom Osborne received Saturday night's game ball.
Via nebraska.scout.com
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

McGuire's Musings - Big Ten to beat up on each other

I don't know about you but I am ready for conference play to open up in the Big Ten. The non-conference portion of the schedule has been unkind to the Big Ten, which has taken a national beating from coast to coast. Now comes the time for the Big Ten to start beating up on itself. Is that a good thing? Don't look now but the Big Ten could be in a pinch in trying to fill...
Via The B1g Time
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Huskers Add Hashtags to Field (Photo Inside)

With Tom Osborne announcing his retirement yesterday, Nebraska wearing alternate uniforms Saturday and this being revealed today Nebraska is definitely catching up with the times and moving towards the future. You figured since one of the co-founders of Twitter is from Nebraska this would have happened sooner right? Hopefully not only will #huskers will be trending Saturday but...
Via No Coast Bias
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Nebraska AD Tom Osborne will step down after 2012

Tom Osborne’s legacy is very well-known. Osborne began his time at Nebraska in 1964 as an assistant and became head coach in 1973. He coached the Cornhuskers  until 1997 when he retired from coaching. In Osborne’s final 5 seasons with Nebraska his record was a staggering 60 – 3. Osborne says he will advise in the search for a new AD and will help with the transition. “At...
Via College Football Section
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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