Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst denied rumors that the Cornhuskers reached out to former Texas head coach Mack Brown, texting the World-Herald "Deny!" when asked about the claims.
On Sunday, Brown's lawyer, Texas booster Joe Jamail, told Kirk Bohls of the Austin-American Statesman that the coach had heard from Nebraska, while also categorically denying Brown's interest in the position.
Joe Jamail said he got a call from someone saying he represented Nebraska seeking Mack's interest. "He's not going to Nebraska," JJ said.— kbohls (@kbohls) December 15, 2013
Nebraska's current head coach, Bo Pelini, is firmly on the hot seat after a 8-4 record in 2013 — his sixth four-loss campaign in six seasons. After the Cornhuskers' season-ending loss to Iowa, Pelini told reporters "If they want to fire me, go ahead."
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