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Nebraska Football

Huskers Have Two Potential Paths with New DC Hire

January 11, 2017

Let the record show that Mike Riley, Mr. Nice Guy, is pretty ruthless in his Nebraska years. At least he is when it comes to coaching changes.

Wednesday’s announcement brought Riley’s total number of surprising coaching moves to three since he arrived at Nebraska ahead of the 2015 season. Last year, he fired defensive line coach Hank Hughes, which was a surprise in that it happened after only one year. Then Riley let go of one of his long-time comrades, special teams coordinator Bruce Read, at the conclusion of the 2016 season.
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