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It looks as if Mike Riley is sticking with Nebraska — at least through the completion of this season.

Nebraska AD Bill Moos wants Mike Riley to finish season; QB Tanner Lee in concussion protocol

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Finish it out

Nebraska fans hoping athletic director Bill Moos will make a football coaching change will have to wait a little longer. Moos said once again that he doesn’t fire coaches during the season, and that Mike Riley deserves to finish the season.

Status unknown

Quarterback Tanner Lee suffered an “impact migraine” against Minnesota, and he is in concussion protocol. His availability for the game against Penn State on Saturday is unknown at this time, so backup Patrick O’Brien is taking first-team reps in his place.

Coming home?

ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg joined The Bottom Line host Mike’l Severe to talk a little Scott Frost, and it sounds as if Nebraska already has expressed interest in the Central Florida coach. Beyond that, Rittenberg also shared elsewhere his thoughts on who Nebraska may go after if Riley is let go.

An interesting thought

Riley addressed the media on Monday at his weekly news conference. During his time at the podium, he said a couple of things that left Nebraska fans scratching their heads.

No contact for Les Miles

Want Les Miles as Nebraska football’s next coach? Don’t hold your breath. He hasn’t been contacted and he prefers it that way.

Left out

Nebraska was left out of 4-star cornerback target Christian Tutt’s final two. He’ll decide on Tuesday between Ohio State and Auburn.

Staying prepared

Offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf feels good about O’Brien at quarterback. O’Brien had remained engaged all season behind Lee, and that is good news for the Huskers.

A solid start

Talk about a strong start to the regular season for Nebraska basketball. Hopefully, coach Tim Miles and his crew can keep the momentum going.

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