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Quotes will be updated as more information surrounding the audio-leak controversy is obtained.
Chancellor Harvey Perlman and athletic director Shawn Eichorst
In a joint statement on the audio-leak controversy, via UNL.edu:
The comments made by Head Football Coach Bo Pelini in 2011, published Monday, are unfortunate and deeply concerning to us, as they would be to anyone who loves this university. Our coaches, staff and student-athletes must be held to a high standard and Coach Pelini's remarks were unfair to the legions of Nebraska fans and not what we expect from a representative of this university. Former Director of Athletics Tom Osborne became aware of these comments and the existence of a recording more than a year ago, and addressed the matter with Coach Pelini. We have observed, and many others have commented, that Coach Pelini’s demeanor has significantly improved since the time of this incident. Coach Pelini has given us his assurance that he understands the seriousness and inappropriateness of his comments. We believe he is sincere in his apology and in his regret. We are prepared to put the matter to rest. Our football student-athletes, coaches and staff deserve all of our support and we know the Nebraska faithful will be there for them.
Nebraska coach Bo Pelini
On the culture surrounding the team:
At times on Saturday we were a very good football team. It has to be a consistent thing. It has to be an every down thing. It has to be an every game thing.
A big part of this game and a big part of athletics is the mental drive behind it and the focus. Culture is real. A culture around the football team. And who sets the culture? It’s the head football coach. I understand that.
On the process and moving forward:
I’m evaluating and looking at everything we can do to give our guys the best opportunity moving forward to be the best football team we can be. I believe in our group of guys. I believe in them wholeheartedly. I believe in the players in that locker room. I believe in the staff.
We’re going to move forward. We have a lot of football left to play. The process continues. We’ll finish up the process on UCLA and how it relates to our football team today and we’ll move forward and get better because of it.
On former Nebraska QB Tommie Frazier's post-game comments:
If he feels that way, so be it. We don't need him. That's a shame.
In response to an audio tape released from two-years prior (statement courtesy of Huskers.com):
I want to sincerely apologize for my comments from two years ago which became public today. I take full responsibility for these comments. They were spoken in a private room following the Ohio State game. I was venting following a series of emotional events which led to this moment.
That being said, these comments are in no way indicative of my true feelings. I love it here in Nebraska and feel fortunate to be associated with such a great University and fan base. I again apologize to anyone whom I have offended.
Former Nebraska QB Tommie Frazier
On Saturday's loss to UCLA (via Twitter):
After letting it sink in for about 4 hours I still struggling. It's time to get rid of the defensive play caller, the Dc, lb dl and db coaches. I hate saying this but this crap is getting old. How in the hell do you not make adjustments or put your players in the position to compete? If this is what is going to happen for the remainder of the season, count me out.
I don't care if we lose a game but the way we are losing is just not what #Nebraska fans deserve. I have fought, bled, and cried over this program. I didn't do all that for the program to become what it has today. Time for change! I will comment about the offense this week on Tommie's X's and O's. Trust me you don't want to miss it. #Huskers
Freshman Defense End Avery Moss
On what he took away from the loss to UCLA:
It’s not so much motivation as it is a learning experience. I haven’t been a part of this. Just watching the film from Saturday I heard Sirles talking about all those little details. Details, details, details.
Little things can affect the big picture so much, but you don’t see it until you watch the film yourself and study it. I think that’s going to be a learning experience for our defense. Once we get those nit-picky things out of the way, then we can be a good defense and overcome adversity.
Unless otherwise noted, all quotes are courtesy of Nebraska's weekly press conference, via Huskers.com.