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will live on, says the man behind the parody persona.
Steve Sipple says Tommy Armstrong has earned the right for first crack
* at quarterbacking the new offense.
Barney Cotton announces the 2014 team MVPs
and other award winners.
Here's a photo gallery
of Mike Riley's first two weeks at Nebraska.
Youngstown State's athletic director
calls Bo Pelini's comments "inappropriate and unfortunate."
The OWH shares more than a dozen photos from the Devaney era
says the Pelini tape tells us little we didn't already know.
: Does the Pelini tape make Mike Riley's job tougher or easier?
Steve Sarkisian says USC's latest practice
wasn't good enough.
Tom Osborne shoots down the theory that he was forced out
Here is the audio
of Bo Pelini's talk to the players. (Explicit language)
BTN's Mount Rushmore
of Husker football: Frazier, Suh, Rodgers, Rozier.
Mike Moudy says the players are motivated
* for the bowl game
officially becomes Wisconsin's coach, his former boss, former Nebraska A.D. Steve Pederson
, gets the ax at Pitt.
, USC's starter at nose tackle, will miss the bowl game because of injury, coach Steve Sarkisian confirms.
New UNLV coach Tony Sanchez confirms that Barney Cotton
will be his offensive coordinator and John Garrison will coach the O-line.
Husker Dan answers mail
about the coaching change and the bowl game.
Barney Cotton and John Garrison will join the new staff
, according to Football Scoop.
: How many of the nine assistant coaches from Bo Pelini's staff should Mike Riley retain?
The Huskers' enemy in 2014 and during much of the Pelini era was their own inconsistent execution
,* Sam McKewon writes.
Watch Rex Burkhead get his first NFL touchdown
on a 10-yard run.
This week in Husker history: Nebraska routs Georgia
in the Sun Bowl.
* returns from the College Football Awards show with perspectives on the coaching change and more.
Here are some notes
from USC practice. The Trojans will begin installing their game plan for Nebraska next week. | Shaw's return
Stories and memories flow at services for Don Bryant
* and LJS
* remark on the connectivity between the changes at Nebraska, Oregon State, Wisconsin and Pitt -- and what might unfold in Lincoln next Oct. 10.
Hear Eric Crouch
discuss some ins and outs of the Heisman race and the upcoming weekend in New York.
De'Mornay Pierson-El and Ameer Abdullah are selected to ESPN.com's All-Big Ten team
The Huskers are "amped to play" in the bowl game, Josh Mitchell
Pitt's Paul Chryst
will return to Madison to become Wisconsin's head coach, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Reese Dismukes of Auburn will be presented the Rimington Trophy in Lincoln on Jan. 17
, and Iowa's Brandon Scherff will receive his Outland hardware in Omaha on Jan. 15
Four assistants -- Mark Banker, Trent Bray, Mike Cavanaugh and Bruce Read -- are now officially on board
, but no offensive or defensive coordinator
* designations have been made.
Dave Feit's latest hot takes
touch on Nebrasketball, Mike Riley, Jack Gangwish and the Wisconsin situation.
: Do you like the Huskers' chances in the Holiday Bowl?
, a mainstay at defensive end on Bob Devaney's 1967-69 teams, has died in Indiana.
Are you interested in watching the Holiday Bowl from a HuskerMax skybox? Get the details here
Athlon's All-Big Ten team
has De'Mornay Pierson-El as a first-teamer and four other Huskers on the second team.
Saturday's Legends Radio Show
guests will be Kareem Moss, Clester Johnson and Reggie Baul.
Go 3:20 into this segment
for Jay Foreman's thoughts on the changes that might happen on defense under the new staff.
Sam McKewon says Mike Riley is off to a good start
* with his staff and recruits, despite some fans' Internet-fueled angst.
The OWH recalls a 1969 story about Don Bryant story, a rabbit's foot
* and the beginning of Bob Devaney's big unbeaten streak.
Mike Riley knows the importance of adapting
* to roster talent.
Oregon State's director of football operations, Dan Van De Riet
, is reportedly joining the staff at Nebraska. | Bio
Derek Johnson says Mike Riley has adjustments
to make now that he's not in Corvallis anymore.
Have the Davis twins from Missouri decommitted? Some sources say yes
, but their mother says no -- and their high school coach says NU remains in the hunt. Sort it all out: OWH
* | HOL
* | 2015 class
Linebacker Tyrin Ferguson
says his decision to flip to Nebraska was all about his relationship with coaches Mike Riley and Trent Bray.
A case is made that Pat Fischer
belongs in the pro Hall of Fame.
USC has momentum
* and NFL-caliber athletes on its side.
Don't blame Tom Osborne for the playoff committee's snub
* of the Big 12, Tom Shatel writes. | Sipple on Eichorst
Tad Stryker says Mike Riley's success in Lincoln is likely to hinge on the running game
, both offensively and defensively.
One of these 6 finalists
will be presented the Rimington Trophy in Lincoln.
Avery Moss' situation remains uncertain
* as the defensive end continues to hold out hope for a return to the university and the team.
The Big Ten announces enhanced concussion
: How will the coaching change affect the quality Nebraska's 2015 recruiting class?
Sam McKewon says there's enough talent
* on the roster for the Huskers to reach the conference championship game next year.
This week in Husker history: Bring on Harvard, says the 1914 team
The playoff teams
are set: Alabama, Oregon, Florida State & Ohio State.
The Huskers rise to 22nd in the coaches' poll
and remain 25th in AP
. | How coaches voted: 1
The College GameDay crew has praise
* for Nebraska's hire.
Former Husker assistant Kevin Steele
* is said to be on Mike Riley's radar.
Campus police cite Tanner Farmer
* for possession of drug paraphernalia.
says it's clear Mike Riley can coach but that only time will tell whether it's a good hire.
Dave Feit offers advice
to the coach, the A.D., players, fans and media.
An eligible Big Ten team could be left out
of the bowls.
A Denver columnist says Colorado State
should make play for Bo Pelini.
A man, a raccoon, a camera: What could go wrong? Ask Jack Gangwish
Mike Riley says the Nebaska job came "out of the blue"
and was not something he was pursuing. | Oregon commentary: 1
Hear former Husker Scott Shanle's
views on the hire and what this sort of change is like for a player. Also, Oregon State's quarterback provides insight on what it's like to play for Mike Riley.
The new coach will be in Lincoln this evening to meet with the team
Colorado State's Jim McElwain
is off the list as he is hired by Florida.
The current playoff rankings show that head-coaching experience shouldn't be a prerequisite for Nebraska's next coach, Steve Sipple
: Should head-coaching experience be a requirement for Nebraska's next football coach?
It's a waiting game
* for Eric Lee, Avery Anderson and other recruits.
The focus for Turner Gill and Joe Moglia is the FCS playoffs
Sam McKewon says it's time for a truce
* between Nebraska's football program and the outside world.
Hear Jay Moore and Zac Lee analyze
the firing and recap the Iowa game.
ESPN.com looks at what the next coach
is named to the Orange Bowl Hall of Fame.
Scott Frost gets some love from from Angry Dad
Bo Pelini has a farewell meeting with the players: 1
On a cost-per-win basis, Bo Pelini was the bargain
of the dismissed coaches at Nebraska, Florida and Michigan.
Scott Frost gets a vote of confidence
* from former teammate Jason Peter, who was part of Frost's rough initiation at Nebraska.
Jim Tressel's agent says there's been no contact
from Nebraska and that Tressel is committed to his job as president of Youngstown State.
HuskerMax's Derek Johnson
and Football Scoop's Scott Roussel (audio
) offer thoughts and insights on the coaching search.
Bo Pelini's recruiting classes
weren't the issue , according to this HuskerOnline analysis.
Little is publicly known about the reserve fund
* that will pay for the firing.
Former Nebraska assistant Lance Leipold
accepts the Buffalo job.
This week in Husker history: NU throttles Texas
in the Big 12 title game.
Dirk Chatelain makes a case for giving Craig Bohl
* a close look.
says the first stage of repair is acceptance.
Oregon's athletic director
asks that potential suitors of Scott Frost respect the Ducks' need to prepare for the Pac-12 title game.
Here's an LJS gallery
of 20 potential candidates for the Nebraska job.
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