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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 1995, file photo, Nebraska players carry coach Tom Osborne off the field after the Huskers defeated Miami 24-17 in the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game in Miami. Osborne is giving up his large skybox at Memorial Stadium, saying the Nebraska athletic department should sell it to someone else rather than have him continue to use it for free. The 80-year-old Osborne coached the Cornhuskers for 25 years, retiring after the 1997 season with 255 wins and all or part of three national championships three of his last four years. He was the school's athletic director from 2007-12. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, File)

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In this Feb. 11, 2016 photo, Nebraska coaching great Tom Osborne speaks against legalizing casino gambling in Lincoln, Neb. Osborne turned 80 on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. It's going on 20 years since he last coached a football game and 10 years since the end of his three terms as a Nebraska congressman. He was Nebraska's athletic director from 2007-12, served two years on the College Football Playoff committee and continues to work as many as 50 hours a week with the teen mentoring program he started with his wife in 1991. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

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FILE- In this Sept. 26, 2012, file photo, Tom Osborne jokes about his health as he announces his retirement from his post of athletic director, during a news conference in Lincoln, Neb. Osborne turned 80 on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. It's going on 20 years since he last coached a football game and 10 years since the end of his three terms as a Nebraska congressman. He was Nebraska's athletic director from 2007-12, served two years on the College Football Playoff committee and continues to work as many as 50 hours a week with the teen mentoring program he started with his wife in 1991. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

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Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne announces his retirement as of Jan. 1, during a news conference in Lincoln, Neb., Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. The 75-year-old Osborne said "the perception" that you're getting old "can get in the way." He also said he didn't want to be a distraction. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

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Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne announces his retirement as of Jan. 1, during a news conference in Lincoln, Neb., Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. The 75-year-old Osborne said "the perception" that you're getting old "can get in the way." He also said he didn't want to be a distraction. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

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FILE - This Feb 22, 2006, file photo, shows former Oklahoma football coach Barry Switzer, left, and former Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne, shaking hands in Lincoln, Neb. The upcoming Big 12 championship game between Oklahoma and Nebraska brings back memories of those Thanksgiving weekend battles between the Big Reds of the North and South. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

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FILE - In this April 17, 2010, file photo, Memorial Stadium and spectators reflecting off the sun glasses of Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne, prior to the annual Red-White Nebraska spring college football game, in Lincoln, Neb. Osborne is likely to discuss a plan to expand Memorial Stadium at a news conference planned for Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, before presenting the plan to the board of regents on Oct. 15. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)