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Second Season as Offensive Coordinator
Played for Central Florida from 1984-1985
2005-2007 Kansas Assistant Coach (Wide Receiver Coach)
2008-2010 Nebraska Running Backs Coach
2011-Present Offensive Coordinator
This will be Tim Beck’s second season running the offense for the Cornhuskers. Last year Nebraska went away from the short passing game and implemented more of an option offense. The team looked rusty at times, but should have a better grasp of Beck’s system in their second season.
11th Season at Nebraska, second as the Running Backs Coach
Played for Brown University from 1975-1978
1982 New Jersey Rams Defensive Coordinator
1983 Brown University Freshman Team Head Coach
1984-1986 Brown University Defensive Backs Coach
1987-2003 Nebraska Wide Receivers Coach
2008-2010 Nebraska Tight Ends Coach
2011-Present Nebraska Running Backs Coach
Ron Brown has been with Nebraska for a long time. He understands what Nebraska football is all about. He has had the opportunity to work with one of Nebraska’s best running back, Rex Burkhead, and will have the opportunity to produce many more great running backs in Nebraska’s run-heavy system.
Sixth Season at Nebraska, all as Offensive Line Coach
Played for Nebraska from 1975-1978
Played in the NFL for Cincinnati in 1979 and for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1980-1982
1997-2002 New Mexico State Assistant Head Coach
2003-2006 Nebraska Offensive Line Coach
2008-Present Nebraska Offensive Line Coach
Barney Cotton not only brings his knowledge of coaching the offensive line to Nebraska’s football program, he also has recruited his sons to be good tight ends at Nebraska. His son Ben Cotton will be an important part of the Nebraska offense in 2012.
Second season as Nebraska’s Wide Receivers Coach
Played for Colorado from 1989-1992
1995-1996 Oklahoma State Graduate Assistant
1997-1998 Colorado Graduate Assistant
1999-2000 Idaho Wide Receivers Coach
2001-2003 Idaho Linebackers Coach
2011- Present Nebraska Wide Receivers Coach
Rich Fisher has an important job at Nebraska. The Cornhuskers have many talented young wide receivers on their team. It is important that Fisher is able to make these young wide receivers great ones. He is off to a good start by helping wide receiver Kenny Bell become the Big Ten Freshman Player of the Year in 2011.