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  1. Tensions with ADs could keep coaches on the hot seat in 2015

    Travis Haney

    Two of the bigger openings in this cycle, Nebraska and Wisconsin, came about in large part because of increasing strife between head coaches and their bosses. You might have heard Bo Pelini spout about that to his former players on the way out the...

    Blog | January 07, 2015
  2. Experienced head coaches dominate Nebraska's potential candidate ...

    Travis Haney

    A Big Ten firing was anticipated Sunday, but Nebraska beat Michigan to an announcement. Even with an overtime escape Friday at Iowa, athletic director Shawn Eichorst made the decision to fire Bo Pelini after seven seasons of either nine or 10 vict...

    Blog | November 30, 2014
  3. Will back-to-back losses spark change at Nebraska?

    Travis Haney

    A year ago this week, Bo Pelini defiantly asserted that his Nebraska program was "heading in a good direction." Nebraska lost four games in each of Pelini's first six seasons. Losses to Wisconsin and Minnesota the past two weeks have perfectly pos...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  4. Key swing games for Big Ten coaches

    Travis Haney

    It hasn't exactly been a sterling September for the Big Ten. You know this. And we still have two Saturdays this month left for it to get worse. Jobs are on the line. The term "must-win game" can blur to cliche, but here are five examples where...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  5. Five coaches in make-or-break years

    Ryan McGee

    When I receive feedback on my college football stories (go on and have at it at @ESPNMcGee or mcgeespn@yahoo.com), the vast majority comes from fans. Do I agree with them? Usually not. But do I love their passion? Absolutely. However, when this sp...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  6. Best ATS bets for Week 10 - College Football

    Will Harris

    Will Harris provides ATS picks and score predictions for his 10 best bets of Week 10.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2013
  7. Bo Pelini's tenuous future

    Travis Haney

    I had never met Nebraska Cornhuskers coach Bo Pelini until July, when we were both at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn., for the college football "car wash." He was a nice guy, and pleasant to be around -- which is to say a far cry from the guy who...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  8. Can the Nebraska Cornhuskers once again become an elite program? ...

    Brian Fremeau

    Brian Fremeau writes that Nebraska, which suffered a precipitous drop after capturing multiple national championships in the mid-1990s, is poised to rise again with a few fixes. To start, the Cornhuskers must improve on defense and special teams.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2013
  9. Evaluating hot-seat levels for Gene Chizik, Derek Dooley and othe...

    Travis Haney

    Travis Haney takes a look at coaches on the hottest seats in college football, ranking them in categories by the likelihood that they could lose their jobs at season's end.

    Blog | Conversation | October 24, 2012
  10. Notre Dame Fighting Irish among teams with increased win projecti...

    Brian Fremeau

    Not all Week 1 wins are created equal. Brian Fremeau provides a look at which opening weekend victors got the biggest jump in their season win total projections, and which ones actually saw their win odds diminished.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2012
  11. Georgia's Mark Richt tops list of coaches under pressure to win b...

    Travis Haney

    Mark Richt might not be entering the season on the hot seat, writes Travis Haney, but he is still under pressure to win big this season. Haney looks at Richt and four other coaches who could feel the heat if they don't post big win totals in 2012.

    Blog | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  12. Biggest position group holes to fill - CFB

    Ryan McGee

    Ryan McGee explains that while losing a great player can be a problem for some teams, taking a look at a whole position group is a better way to assess needs in the way coaches do in the spring. Here are some key question marks.

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2012
  13. Michigan Wolverines among 'it' teams that could struggle in 2012 ...

    Brian Fremeau

    Brian Fremeau writes that Michigan, after its Sugar Bowl victory and 11-win season, should be a highly rated team heading into next season. However, the Wolverines, along with other "it" teams Notre Dame and Nebraska, are poised to struggle in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2012
  14. CFB - Texas A&M Aggies, Nebraska Cornhuskers, Mississippi State B...

    Brian Fremeau

    Brian Fremeau of Football Outsiders looks at the metrics and identifies five "it" teams who are earning preseason accolades but will struggle to meet expectations in 2011.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2011
  15. College Football Summer Stock: Previewing 2011 season for Nebrask...

    Vince Verhei

    In an article for the Summer Stock series, Vince Verhei previews Nebraska's 2011 campaign. If Taylor Martinez can stay healthy and make a expected improvements as a passer, the Huskers have a great shot at winning the Big Ten title.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2011
  16. College Football: Taylor Martinez can lead an improved Nebraska C...

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner writes that the Nebraska Cornhuskers' move to the Big Ten will require them to throw more in 2011 and that Taylor Martinez is the quarterback who can make the offensive transition a successful one.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2011