There’s little question that Nebraska and Miami are two of college football’s most storied programs with a combined 10 national titles – four earned by winning bowl games over the other.
Miami will play No. 24 Nebraska on Saturday night for the first time since the programs were finishing their runs of dominance, and the history isn’t lost on today’s players.
Tommy Armstrong Jr. connected with Quincy Enunwa for two touchdowns, including a 99-yarder in the third quarter, and Nebraska held on to beat No. 23 Georgia 24-19 in the rain-soaked Gator Bowl on Wednesday.
The University of Miami’s athletic department took another blow Thursday as athletic director Shawn Eichorst resigned. The resignation comes as the school is preparing for NCAA sanctions as a result of the Nevin Shapiro allegations.
The Florida Atlantic Owls decided to go defense in their head coaching search and landed one of the better defensive coordinators in football. Monday, the FAU Board of Trustees approved Carl Pelini to be the next head coach of the Owls.