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Dienhart: Fast-moving Nebraska lands proven head coach in Mike Riley

Mike Riley at Oregon State

BTN's DiNardo on Riley's hiring

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Give Nebraska credit for one thing: It acted quickly in hiring a coach by tabbing Oregon State’s Mike Riley. But did the Huskers get the right guy? With Bo Pelini’s dismissal still fresh in their minds, Huskers fans started a raging debate immediately, and that debate with stay hot right up until Nebraska’s season opener against BYU next Sept. 5.

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Michigan fires football coach Brady Hoke after four seasons

Michigan at Ohio State

Jim Hackett: 'This was not an easy decision'

Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports

First, athletic director Dave Brandon resigned. Tuesday, what long had been expected finally became a reality with Michigan dismissing Brady Hoke as head coach, according to multiple sources.

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Big Ten links: Reports say IU's Wilson, Illini's Beckman staying on

Big reports at Illinois and Indiana, where Tim Beckman and Kevin Wilson both will be back—Beckman for his fourth season and Wilson for his fifth. Good to hear. Beckman rallied the Fighting Illini to bowl eligibility. Wilson has the Hoosiers on the rise and may have stamped a postseason ticket if not for an injury to quarterback Nate Sudfeld. IU A.D. Fred Glass has thrown his support behind Wilson.

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Ten potential candidates who would make sense at Nebraska

Oregon-Spring Game

Eichorst: 'This is what's best for University'

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With Bo Pelini out at Nebraska, one of the nation’s plum jobs is open. What direction will athletic director Shawn Eichorst go? Here are 10 names to consider.

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Nebraska fires football coach Bo Pelini after seven seasons

Miami at Nebraska

Eichorst: 'This is what's best for University'

Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

What some felt was going to happen last season has finally taken place: Nebraska fired Bo Pelini on Sunday despite delivering at least nine wins in each of his seven seasons.

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Wisconsin keeps composure, advances to Big Ten championship game

NCAA Football: Minnesota at Wisconsin

Gordon, Badgers claim Big Ten West title

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Melvin Gordon rushed for 151 yards and a touchdown, while also catching a TD pass to lead the Badgers to a 34-24 win that claimed the Big Ten West title and trip to the league championship game. Find out more inside!

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Minnesota star RB David Cobb to play vs. rival Wisconsin

Minnesota at Wisconsin

David Cobb sets Gophers' record on this TD

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota needs all the help it can get to win at Wisconsin for the first time since 1994 and clinch the Big Ten West title. And the Gophers’ cause will get a big boost from the return of top rusher David Cobb from injury.

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