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Topic - Tom Osborne
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, former Nebraska coach Tom Osborne and College Football Hall of Fame quarterback Archie Manning are among the 13 people who will be part of the College Football Playoff selection committee in 2014.
Tyrone Willingham, the former coach at Notre Dame, Washington and Stanford, is expected to be on the College Football Playoff selection committee next year, and former Nebraska coach Tom Osborne has also been asked to be part of the panel, a person with knowledge of the process told The Associated Press.
If all goes according to Dennis Molfese's plan, the day is coming when a football player who takes a hit to the head will come to the sideline, take off his helmet and slip on an electrode-covered mesh cap.
Retired Nebraska coach Tom Osborne won't get drawn into an argument over how his 1990s teams that won three national championships in four years would fare against the Alabama teams that just accomplished the same feat.
It was homecoming 1991. Ninth-ranked Nebraska was favored by 35 points over Kansas State, still thought of as a woebegone program at the time and whose best days were still far on the horizon.
Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne says he's glad he made it to the other side of the field when he jogged out of the tunnel into Memorial Stadium before the game against Minnesota last weekend.
Shawn Eichorst resigned as Miami's athletic director on Thursday, the latest blow to a department bracing to be hit by NCAA sanctions, said a person with knowledge of the situation.
Eric Otte was killing time shelling corn in the back of his red pickup during a break from work on a warm afternoon this week when a buddy who owns the car repair shop across the street came over to chat.
Tom Osborne, who put together one of the most successful coaching runs in college football history before serving in Congress and taking the reins as athletic director five years ago, is retiring.
Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne says coach Bo Pelini is "doing fine" after leaving Saturday's game against Arkansas State by ambulance after halftime.
Nebraska fired coach Doc Sadler on Friday after the team he expected to be his best in his six years at the school posted the program's lowest win total since 2003.
A University of Nebraska regent called for safety assurances from Penn State on Thursday, saying he fears for the Cornhuskers' football traveling party and fans at this weekend's game.
Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne is hoping Bo Pelini's new five-year contract wards off teams that might want to hire the Cornhuskers' head coach.
A day after an Omaha newspaper columnist criticized Nebraska for a lack of administrative support for men's basketball, athletic director Tom Osborne said the school is fully committed to making the program successful.
The Nebraska athletic department has ended its licensing agreement with the father of quarterback Taylor Martinez.
"They need somebody to rally around. OK, why not a former Big 12 team just like themselves?" he added.
"He has done many good things the last 40 years," Osborne said, noting Rodgers' work with charities and youth.