Nebraska Rumors & News

  • Nebraska fires AD Shawn Eichorst after struggles in football, basketball

    CBS Sports "Nebraska has fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst. The school announced the decision in a release on Thursday afternoon. "Shawn has led Nebraska Athletics in many positive ways, but those efforts have not translated into on-field performance," chancellor Ronnie Green said in a statement. "Our..." September 21

  • Nebraska loses Chris Jones for 4-6 months following knee surgery

    Fanrag Sports "The Nebraska Cornhuskers defense will be without one of their top playmakers in the secondary for four to six months after cornerback Chris Jones underwent knee surgery to repair his left meniscus, head coach Mike Riley announced on Saturday. The 6-foot, 190-pound defensive back was slated..." July 16

  • Nebraska defensive analyst, former Iowa player Bob Elliott dies at 64

    Land of 10 "Nebraska defensive analyst and former Iowa player Bob Elliott has passed away, according to Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register. Iowa State, where Elliott coached as an assistant, confirmed the news. Elliott was hired as the safeties coach at Nebraska in early 2017. He stepped down from..." July 09

  • Keyshawn Johnson lays down the law on his son

    Pro Football Talk "When he was playing in the NFL, Keyshawn Johnson was never bashful about speaking his mind. That’s continued in his role as a father, with tough words for his own son as he takes an involuntary break from college football. Freshman wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr. is taking a leave of..." July 06

  • Keyshawn Johnson scolds son for embarrassing Nebraska as son takes leave

    CBS Sports "Nebraska freshman wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr., the son of all-time great Keyshawn Johnson, is taking a leave of absence from the program. Johnson Sr., along with Cornhuskers coach Mike Riley, confirmed the receiver's departure to Sam McKewon of the Omaha World-Herald. The elder Johnson..." June 21

  • Nebraska's Keyshawn Johnson Jr. cited for marijuana possession

    Omaha World-Herald "University of Nebraska-Lincoln police cited a Nebraska football player on suspicion of possession of marijuana Friday afternoon. According to a UNL police report, true freshman wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr. was cited on suspicion of possession of than one ounce of marijuana and possession..." June 10

  • Nebraska's Stanley Morgan Jr. arrested for possession of marijuana

    Bleacher Report "University of Nebraska receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. was arrested at the beginning of May for felony possession of marijuana, per KETV Omaha. He was discovered to have 21.4 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in his car, although his felony charge was later reduced to a..." May 27

  • Nebraska lands commitment from 4-star athlete Mario Goodrich

    Land of 10 "Nebraska added a key piece to its 2018 class on Tuesday night with the commitment of Mario Goodrich. Goodrich is the No. 11 athlete in the 2018 class and No. 6 player from Missouri. From Lee’s Summit, Mo., Goodrich visited Nebraska for the spring game on April 15. He also unofficially..." May 24