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Huskers to Face USC in Holiday Bowl

By Evan Buhler, 5 months 2 weeks ago
The University of Nebraska has been selected to take on the University of Southern California in the National University Holiday Bowl in San Diego on Saturday, Dec. 27.

College Football Leaders Pay Tribute to Fox

By Evan Buhler, 5 months 2 weeks ago
On a historic Saturday for college football, two prominent members of the first-ever College Football Playoff (CFP) Committee paused, reflected and shared their warm thoughts about Don Bryant, whoJohnny "The Jet" Rodgers, NU's first Heisman Trophy winner, called Don "Fo" Bryant Bob Devaney's r

Nebraska Chancellor Defends Hiring Mike Riley over Bret Bielema with YOLO Tweet

By Evan Buhler, 5 months 2 weeks ago
When Nebraska hired Mike Riley as head coach, many Cornhuskers fans questioned why Arkansas' Bret Bielema wasn't lured to Lincoln...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Meet Mike Riley, the New Head Coach of Nebraska Football

By Evan Buhler, 5 months 2 weeks ago
Say hello to your new head coach, Nebraska fans. Mike Riley is officially in charge. Riley is an Idaho native and a graduate of the University of Alabama...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Nebraska DE Takes Selfie with Raccoon, Kills Animal After Being Bitten

By Evan Buhler, 5 months 2 weeks ago
"It was a raccoon selfie gone completely wrong." Let these words from Jack Gangwish set the table for one of the weirder stories you'll hear today...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Nebraska Makes Surprising Hire with Coach Mike Riley

By Steven Lassan, 5 months 2 weeks ago
Nebraska didn’t waste time in finding its next coach, as less than a week after Bo Pelini was fired, athletic director Shawn Eichorst has hired Mike Riley from Oregon State.Not only was Eichorst’s hire quick, but Riley’s move from Oregon State to Nebraska comes as a major surprise. Riley had a long-term contract with the Beavers and was 93-80 during his tenure in Corvallis....

Riley leaves Oregon State for Nebraska

By The Sports Network, 5 months 2 weeks ago
Lincoln, NE ( - Mike Riley has been named the new head football coach at Nebraska. Riley spent 14 seasons at Oregon State, first from 1997-98 and then again from 2003-14. He was also the head coach of the NFL's San Diego Chargers from 1999-2001. "It is truly an honor to join the University of Nebraska family," said Riley in a statement Thursday. "Though we love...

Nebraska Football: Many Husker Fans' Complaints About Mike Riley Hire Misguided

By Evan Buhler, 5 months 2 weeks ago
Nebraska football fans were floored by the announcement that athletic director Shawn Eichorst had hired Oregon State’s Mike Riley to be NU’s new head coach...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Who’s Mike Riley? Great Man, Great Coach, Great Hire!

By Evan Buhler, 5 months 2 weeks ago
Two years ago, when Wisconsin Director of Athletics Barry Alvarez was in search of a new Badger head football coach, the former Nebraska All-Big Eight Conference linebacker had Mike Riley on his short

The Challenges Facing Coach Mike Riley at Nebraska in 2015

By David Fox, 5 months 2 weeks ago
Mike Riley has had many opportunities to move during his second stint as Oregon State’s coach. USC took a look at their former coordinator. So did Alabama, where Riley played for Bear Bryant.After 11 seasons since his return to Corvallis, Riley made the move to Nebraska to replace Bo Pelini.So what kind of program is awaiting Riley in Lincoln, and what are the prospects for his early...