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FILE - In this March 4, 2017, file photo, Nebraska defensive coordinator Bob Diaco works with players on the first day of spring NCAA college football practice in Lincoln, Neb. Diaco's three seasons as coach at Connecticut did not go well, but his resume as defensive coordinator at Notre Dame was pretty good so Mike Riley brought him in to remake the Cornhuskers’ defense. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

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FILE - Int his Nov. 4, 2016, file photo, Connecticut coach Bob Diaco watches his players warm up for an NCAA college football game against Temple in East Hartford, Conn. Former UConn head coach Bob Diaco has been named the new defensive coordinator at Nebraska. UConn fired Diaco last month after three straight losing seasons. Nebraska coach Mike Riley hired Diaco to take over a Nebraska defense that struggled in the most important games. He replaces Mark Banker, who was fired Wednesday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File_

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FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2015, file photo, Connecticut head coach Bob Diaco looks down as he rubs his head during the second half of an NCAA college football game against the Temple in Philadelphia. UConn athletic director David Benedict announced Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, that head football coach Bob Diaco has been relieved of his coaching duties, effective Jan. 2. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola, File)

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CORRECTS TO EAST HARTFORD NOT HARTFORD - Temple head coach Matt Rhule, left, talks with Connecticut head coach Bob Diaco prior to an NCAA college football game, Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, in East Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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Connecticut head coach Bob Diaco, center, looks up at the scoreboard while he stands with his coaching staff during the first half of UConn's Blue-White spring NCAA college football game at Rentschler Field, Saturday, April 12, 2014, in East Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

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Connecticut head coach Bob Diaco watches play during the first half of UConn's Blue-White spring NCAA college football game at Rentschler Field, Saturday, April 12, 2014, in East Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

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In this Dec. 12, 2013 file photo, Bob Diaco, former Notre Dame defensive coordinator, speaks after being introduced as Connecticut's new head football coach on campus in Storrs, Conn. Diaco acknowledges he’s detail oriented. Two months into the job, there have been some changes at UConn’s Shenkman football training center, all ordered by Diaco, who spent some time with a pad and pen diagramming every room in the building. UConn’s spring practice begins on March 10. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)