1. Nebraska Football: Coach Mike Riley's Biggest Challenges for Nebraska in 2015

    Mike Riley knew he had a big job on his hands when he took over as Nebraska’s head football coach. But now that spring practice is over, Riley will be focusing on the upcoming 2015 season...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 3 months ago 4,732 reads 9 comments

  2. Nebraska Football: Predicting the Cornhuskers' 2015 Win-Loss Record

    When Nebraska hired Mike Riley as its new head football coach, some were perplexed. How could Nebraska fire Bo Pelini after another nine-win season, something he had achieved in ...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 4 months ago 11,945 reads 45 comments

  3. Nebraska Football: Reasonable Expectations for the Huskers' 2015 Season

    Nebraska football fans do have the capacity to be reasonable ( evidence sometimes notwithstanding ). So as we settle in for the offseason, let’s take some time to look ahead ...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 4 months ago 8,522 reads 34 comments

  4. Nebraska Football: Cornhuskers Poised for a Bounce-Back Year in 2015

    Knowing they are in for a long summer until their next taste of meaningful football in the fall, Nebraska football fans are gearing up for the team's spring game on April 11...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 5 months ago 10,872 reads 21 comments

  5. Nebraska Football Class: Super 6 of Cornhuskers' 2015 Class

    While it sounds far more like the name of a B-list superhero team, the “Super Six” is the cliche for laying out the best six recruits in a team’s class. Nebraska’s 2015 class signed 20 players, ending up No...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 7 months ago 7,172 reads 5 comments

  6. Nebraska Football: It's Not About If Mike Riley Wins, It's About How

    Bo Pelini never lost more than four games in one season as Nebraska's head football coach. As the Associated Press reported back in November (via USA Today ), Pelini was 66-27 during his tenure with the Huskers...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 7 months ago 12,930 reads 35 comments

  7. Nebraska Football: Cornhuskers' Top Remaining Recruiting Targets for NSD 2015

    With national signing day less than a month away, Nebraska football head coach Mike Riley is working to complete his first class for the Huskers...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 8 months ago 15,733 reads 12 comments

  8. Nebraska Football: The Biggest Offseason Storylines for the Cornhuskers

    It was quite the end to the 2014-2015 football season for Nebraska. From Bo Pelini being fired to Mike Riley being hired, it's been a whirlwind. To put a bow on it, the Huskers lost 45-42 in the Holiday Bowl to USC...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 8 months ago 10,926 reads 45 comments

  9. Nebraska Football: 5 New Year's Resolutions for the Cornhuskers

    Nebraska football fans have been looking forward to the new year even more than usual with the firing of Bo Pelini and the hiring of Mike Riley...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 8 months ago 10,225 reads 43 comments

  10. Nebraska Football: 5 Takeaways from the Holiday Bowl

    Nebraska football fans saw the Bo Pelini tenure in microcosm while watching NU’s 45-42 loss to USC in the Holiday Bowl. Ugly offensive performances. Head-scratching play-calling decisions...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 8 months ago 1,742 reads 2 comments

  11. Nebraska Football: Huskers' Loss to USC a Fitting End to Bo Pelini Era

    When time expired at the Holiday Bowl, it was official. The Bo Pelini era was over at Nebraska. It was a fitting ending, too. That's not to say that the Huskers didn't put up a fight...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 8 months ago 27,515 reads 118 comments

  12. Nebraska Football: Burning Questions for the Holiday Bowl

    Nebraska football fans might have forgotten about the upcoming Holiday Bowl amid all of the drama, but there are a number of questions to be answered...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 8 months ago 7,990 reads 19 comments

  13. Nebraska Football: How Mike Riley's Recruiting Approach Differs from Bo Pelini's

    Mike Riley hit the recruiting trail running for Nebraska. With the Dec. 13 deadline for contacting a recruit in mind, the new head coach had no time to lose. So far, so good for Riley...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 8 months ago 30,302 reads 54 comments

  14. Bo Pelini Went Way Too Far with Vulgar, Anti-Nebraska Administration Rant

    By now, you'd think former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini would have security guards frisk everyone in the same room as him for a recording device. Or he just doesn't care. It's probably the latter...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 9 months ago 22,780 reads 75 comments

  15. Nebraska Football: Pelini's Last Act One of Selfishness and Childishness

    Nebraska football fans thought the dismissal of Bo Pelini and the hiring of Mike Riley was the end of a tumultuous relationship between Pelini and the outside world. They thought wrong...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 9 months ago 27,976 reads 128 comments

  16. Bo Pelini Takes Multiple Shots at Nebraska, Insults Athletic Director

    Bo Pelini was introduced Wednesday as the new head coach at Youngstown State, where he was hired by former Ohio State head coach and current YSU president Jim Tressel...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 9 months ago 96,673 reads 273 comments

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

    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...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 9 months ago 15,923 reads 52 comments

  18. @FauxPelini Opens Up on Bo's Firing, Reveals Plans for Future of Parody Account

    It has been four years since @FauxPelini first tweeted. In that time, the account has amassed more than 163,000 followers and become a favorite across the college football landscape...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 9 months ago 32,316 reads 11 comments

  19. Nebraska Football: Eichorst Sets Bar at Championship Level by Firing Pelini

    Is that good enough? Ultimately, that was the question Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst answered on Sunday when he announced the firing of seventh-year head football coach Bo Pelini ...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 9 months ago 4,298 reads 27 comments

  20. Top 5 Candidates to Replace Ellis Johnson as Auburn Defensive Coordinator

    AUBURN, Ala. — The timing might have been a surprise, but few eyebrows were raised on The Plains on Sunday afternoon when Auburn announced it had fired defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 9 months ago 22,171 reads 40 comments

  21. Why Nebraska Made Mistake Firing Head Coach Bo Pelini

    No amount of wins will be enough for Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst. After firing head coach Bo Pelini , Eichorst was clear that's not what it's about...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 9 months ago 27,333 reads 60 comments

  22. Nebraska Fires Bo Pelini 1 Year Too Late

    Nebraska and head football coach Bo Pelini were always going to part ways, it was just a matter of when. With the news of Pelini 's dismissal on Sunday morning , however, it feels like the decision was made a year too late...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 9 months ago 35,008 reads 107 comments

  23. Bo Pelini Fired by Nebraska: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Bo Pelini has been dismissed by Nebraska, the team announced Sunday morning. The 46-year-old had served as the football program's head coach since 2008 and was previously the defensive coordinator and interim head coach in 2003...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 months ago 198,613 reads 535 comments

  24. Nebraska Cornhuskers' 2014 Success Based on Effort of Players, Not Coaches

    Bo Pelini had one word to describe quarterback Tommy Armstrong's performance against Iowa: gutsy. "That is one of the gutsiest performance I've ever seen," the head coach said...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 9 months ago 7,624 reads 56 comments

  25. Nebraska Football: Pelini's Progress at Nebraska Eerily Similar to Callahan's

    Nebraska football fans know that seasons—and careers—turn on fine margins. Even coming off a number of bad losses, Nebraska was still just a few plays away from making that next step...

    Patrick Runge Written by Patrick Runge about 9 months ago 9,744 reads 69 comments