How did the interwebs react to the hiring of Mike Riley as Head Coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers?
It was mixed.
Mike Riley was once an innovator or the 3-4 defense. Diverse coaching background.— Joe Schad (@schadjoe) December 4, 2014
Amongst his peers, Mike Riley finished 2nd in an ESPN poll behind Cutcliffe as the most underrated coach in the country. #peers.— Damon Benning (@damonbenning) December 4, 2014
Excited to meet Coach Riley and get to work!— Mick Stoltenberg (@big_MICKet) December 4, 2014
People who know Mike Riley talk about the chance for a "fresh start" and Nebraska as a place where you can win a championship— Joe Schad (@schadjoe) December 4, 2014
LOVE that hire for Nebraska. Handful of coaches I'd want my kid to play for/learn from... Mike Riley's top 5 for sure.— Sam Ponder (@sam_ponder) December 4, 2014
#Pac12 assistant on Mike Riley: "Our recruiting jobs just got a lot easier. He was the best talent evaluator in the conference by far."— Jeremy Crabtree (@jeremycrabtree) December 4, 2014
If you don't like Mike Riley, that is a you problem. Congrats #Nebraska between Riley&Tim Miles 2of the most liked/respected in their sports— Doug Gottlieb (@GottliebShow) December 4, 2014
MIke Riley was always squeezing blood out of a tomato in Corvallis. More infrastructure at Neb. Love the hire.— Dennis Dodd (@dennisdoddcbs) December 4, 2014
Mike Farrell (@rivalsmike) December 4, 2014
Remember 2012? #huskers lost to UCLA and Wisconsin - Mike Riley beat both & and held Badgers to 10 pts, Huskers let Wisky lay 70.— Brandon McDermott (@BrandonMcDermot) December 4, 2014
Now Riley has resources to get better HS recruits. W/ his track record of making players better, u wonder where #Huskers will be in few yrs.— Kyle Nishida (@Kyle_Nishida) December 4, 2014