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Pelini hires longtime Huskers assistant Ron Brown

Given their different personalities, Ron Brown's choice to continue working for Bo Pelini might seem improbable. Brown said Thursday the decision was easy and based on the support Pelini gave him at Nebraska when he mingled his Christian faith with football. The 58-year-old Brown this week began his new job as Pelini's associate head coach and running backs coach at Youngstown State...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tulane assistant Keith Williams to coach Nebraska receivers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Tulane receivers coach Keith Williams has been hired for the same position at Nebraska. Cornhuskers coach Mike Riley announced Wednesday that the addition of Williams completes his coaching staff. Riley was hired last month to replace the fired Bo Pelini. Williams spent the past three seasons coaching Tulane's receivers and also serving as out-of-state recruiting...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Tressel Consulted With Tom Osborne Before Hiring Bo Pelini

Twitter/@Huskers On paper, Youngstown State’s hiring of Bo Pelini was a slam dunk, but off the field, there are some obvious concerns. Youngstown State president and former Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel did his due diligence before hiring Pelini, he consulted with Nebraska legend Tom Osborne, the man that hired Pelini in 2007.  So when Pelini emerged as a candidate for YSU’s...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Riley lands first big recruit at Nebraska

Mike Riley has landed his first big-time recruit at the University of Nebraska.  Wednesday afternoon, four-star offensive lineman Jalin Barnett (Lawton, Okla.) committed to the Huskers. The 6-foot-4, 315-pound prospect is rated the No. 1 offensive guard in the country and the No. 43 player overall per ESPN’s recruiting rankings. Barnett chose Nebraska over Oklahoma State, Oklahoma...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskers’ Avery Moss not allowed to return to school

Just over a year after being charged with indecent public exposure, Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive end Avery Moss found out that his appeal of a ban from the University of Nebraska campus was denied, according to the Omaha World-Herald. That means Moss is now a former Huskers player, as he isn’t allowed on campus and thus can’t attend classes or compete for the football team...
Via Talking 10
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Star DE Randy Gregory Announces He’ll Forego His Senior Season, Enter NFL Draft

Nebraska junior defensive end Randy Gregory will not be returning to the Huskers for another season.  Gregory, a 6-foot-6, 240-pound pass rusher, announced Tuesday morning that he will forego his senior season in Lincoln, Neb., and enter the NFL Draft.  Gregory announced the news in an email to ESPN’s Josina Anderson.  The expected news on Randy Gregory, via @SportsCenter....
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska safety Corey Cooper plays on despite vomiting on field (Video)

Nebraska Cornhuskers safety Corey Cooper didn't let an upset stomach stop him from playing defense during the second quarter of Saturday's Holiday Bowl against USC. Cooper threw up on the field right before a USC offensive snap in the red zone, but played through the snap. It may not have been sanitary, but you can't say Cooper isn't tough.H/T College Spun. This post appeared...
Via Holdout Sports
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska OL Paid Tribute To Pelini With ‘BO’ On His Helmet

Nebraska offensive lineman Jake Cotton paid tribute to Bo Pelini by replacing the numbers on his helmet with "BO."
Via Gamedayr
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska continues Pelini’s 4 loss tradition, losses Holiday Bowl 45-42

Could there have been a more fitting end to the Bo Pelini era at Nebraska? While Pelini wasn’t on the sideline to witness the Holiday Bowl, it felt like his ghost was there as USC defeated the Huskers 45-42 and fulfilled the 9-4 tradition of the Bo Pelini era. Sure, the loss will technically go on Barney Cotton’s record but the reality is that every season of the Pelini era ended...
Via Talking 10
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska left seat empty on team bus in honor of Bo Pelini

Nebraska fell to USC 45-42 in the Holiday Bowl in what was the Cornhuskers’ first game since the university fired head coach Bo Pelini. While Pelini has moved on, and has his sights set on Youngstown State, his presence was felt as Nebraska headed to Qualcomm Stadium for Saturday’s game. “#Huskers Team Buses en route...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nebraska Cornhuskers WR Jordan Westerkamp Makes Tremendous 65-Yard TD Catch

Earlier this season Nebraska sophomore wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp was a real popular guy after making a couple of incredible receptions including an awesome (and lucky) behind the back catch. As the season went on and he quit pulling off the incredible (and became a normal wide receiver) the attention waned.But after making this awesome 65-yard catch and run he is bound to garner...
Via FatManWriting
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nebraska safety pukes on field, keeps playing

Nebraska’s defense has been on the field a great deal in the first half of the Cornhuskers’ Holiday Bowl game against USC, and apparently, it’s starting to show. Right before the Trojans snapped the ball in the red zone near the end of the second quarter, safety Corey Cooper threw up on the field. He then played out the snap. Check it out:   Giving up 24 points to the...
Via College Spun
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Nebraska OL Jake Cotton Has “BO” On His Helmet Instead Of His Number To Honor Pelini

Nebraska fired Bo Pelini on Nov. 30, but the former Husker coach remains on many of players’ minds.  Saturday evening, Nebraska’s players left a seat open for Pelini on their bus traveling to the Holiday Bowl . For the Huskers’ game against USC, senior offensive lineman Jake Cotton has “BO” on his helmet instead of his No. 68.  Check it out:  Nebraska senior offensive...
Via College Spun
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska left seat open on team bus to honor Bo Pelini

Clearly, Nebraska players are still not happy about how the school handled firing former head coach Bo Pelini. Earlier today, we learned that players booed chancellor Harvey Perlman at a bowl luncheon. Now, the Huskers are honoring Pelini on the bus ride to tonight’s Holiday Bowl against USC. #Huskers Team Buses en route to Holiday Bowl. Front Seat on Bus 1 empty in honor of...
Via College Spun
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska Leaves Bus Seat Empty To Honor Bo Pelini

Nebraska left a bus seat empty on their bus to the Holiday Bowl in honor of their fired coach, Bo Pelini.
Via Gamedayr
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska chancellor booed by Huskers players?

When Bo Pelini was fired by Nebraska Nov. 30, a significant amount of current and former Husker players voiced their disagreement with the decision.  It appears some of Nebraska’s student-athletes are still upset with the Huskers’ administration.  At a Holiday Bowl luncheon in San Diego Friday afternoon, Nebraska chancellor Harvey Perlman was “booed” by a few Husker players...
Via College Spun
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska Star DE Randy Gregory Is “Full Go” For The Holiday Bowl vs. USC

Randy Gregory has been banged up over the last month, but Nebraska’s star defensive end is good-to-go for the Huskers’ bowl game.  Nebraska interim head coach Barney Cotton confirmed Friday that Gregory, a first-team All-Big Ten performer this season, will be playing at full capacity Saturday during the Holiday Bowl vs. USC.  Gregory, a redshirt junior, missed the Huskers...
Via College Spun
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Good news! Faux Pelini will continue

One of the best parody Twitter accounts, Faux Pelini, will not die when the real Bo Pelini transitions to Division I FCS Youngstown State. The man behind the account, a Nebraska fan living in Chicago, tells ESPN.com that the Faux Pelini will remain interested in the happenings in Lincoln and comment about them. The fake Pelini account began in 2010 and commented on everything Nebraska...
Via Awful Announcing
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

National University Holiday Bowl Preview: Nebraska Vs. Southern Cal

Next up in our Big Ten bowl preview series is the National University Holiday Bowl. This game features two of college football’s historical blue bloods going at it. Nebraska and USC both have rich histories, however, both are struggling right now to find their way back to national prominence. Let’s see how our writers have this game playing out. Princess Sparkle — To say...
Via Know It All Football
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Straight Outta Youngstown: Bo Pelini Audio Yields Leaked Diss Track

On November 30, 2014 Nebraska head football coach Bo Pelini was fired.  Two days later he held a closed-door meeting with a group of his former players.  The audio of what he said was leaked to the media and has made waves throughout the state.  The Omaha World Herald recently released the audio version they [&hellip (Visited 4 times, 4 visits today) The post Straight Outta...
Via No Coast Bias
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Youngstown St. addresses Bo Pelini's profanity-laced rant

Youngstown State’s administration has released a statement concerning the profanity-laced audio tape that surfaced Wednesday which contained Bo Pelini’s rant about Nebraska’s higher-ups.  Pelini, a Youngstown native, was hired to be the Penguins’ new football coach on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the Omaha World-Herald released a tape with audio from Pelini’s final meeting...
Via College Spun
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

AUDIO: Bo Pelini Tirade Against Nebraska, AD Shawn Eichorst Is One For The Ages

Bo Pelini unleashed a tirade for the ages against Nebraska and AD Shawn Eichorst. Here's audio of his rant. 
Via Gamedayr
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Listen: Audio Of Bo Pelini’s NFSW Rant On Nebraska’s AD Released

Back in early December, a few days after his firing, former Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini met with his former players at a nearby high school to talk to them about the circumstances regarding his dismissal. As we learned Wednesday via the Omaha World-Herald, Pelini chose to drop some choice words regarding school AD Shawn Eichorst. In the first minute of the rant, Pelini called Eichorst...
Via College Spun
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska respondes to Bo Pelini’s alleged comments about administration

To say the words used in an off-campus non-official meeting between Bo Pelini and his Huskers players were harsh would be an understatement. Crass, disrespectful and unprofessional may be more appropriate. After the Omaha World Herald released a story outlining what is reportedly an audio recording of that meeting, the university and it’s administration responded with strong words...
Via Talking 10
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini calls Nebraska AD a ‘c–t’ and ‘p-ssy’

Former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini ripped into Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst during a meeting with his players following his firing by the school on Nov. 30. Two days after being fired by Nebraska, Pelini met with his players in a private meeting at a local high school. Pelini wanted to talk with his players...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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