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Huskers pay premium for Rhule to bring back program's glory

Nov. 28, 2022 18:25 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Matt Rhule said he had plenty of options after he got fired by the Carolina Panthers. He could have taken a year off from football or worked in television. Or he could jump back into college coaching. A number of schools reached out to him, he said, but only...

Nebraska signs Matt Rhule to 8-year deal as football coach

Nov. 26, 2022 13:05 PM EST

After six straight losing seasons and more than 20 years removed from its 1990s heyday, Nebraska is turning to Matt Rhule to rebuild its football program and make it competitive in the Big Ten Conference. Rhule signed an eight-year contract to be the Cornhuskers' next coach and will...

AP source: Nebraska closing in on Matt Rhule as coach

Nov. 25, 2022 19:29 PM EST

Nebraska and former Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule were finalizing a deal Friday to make him the Cornhuskers' coach. A person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that after several days of discussions, Nebraska made Rhule an offer Thursday that...

No. 3 Michigan hosts Nebraska, shooting to stay undefeated

Nov. 10, 2022 10:22 AM EST

Nebraska (3-6, 2-4 Big Ten) at No. 3 Michigan (9-0, 6-0, No. 3 CFP), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EST (ABC) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Michigan by 30 1/2. Series record: Michigan leads 6-4-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Michigan is on pace for a...

No. 3 Michigan hosts Nebraska, shooting to stay undefeated

Nov. 10, 2022 09:38 AM EST

Nebraska (3-6, 2-4 Big Ten) at No. 3 Michigan (9-0, 6-0, No. 3 CFP), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EST (ABC) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Michigan by 30 1/2. Series record: Michigan leads 6-4-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Michigan is on pace for a...

Republican hog farmer Jim Pillen elected Nebraska governor

Nov. 09, 2022 00:30 AM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican businessman Jim Pillen was elected Nebraska’s next governor on Tuesday by defeating Democratic state Sen. Carol Blood to extend the GOP’s 24-year string of success in the conservative state. Nebraska hasn’t elected a Democrat as governor since...