Mike Riley has made his first hire for the Nebraska Cornhuskers football coaching staff.
Per this report from Mike Schaefer of Nebraska's 24/7 site, Trent Bray has been hired by Riley and the university and has started recruiting for the Huskers with the visit of Kahlil Haughton, a safety target from Waco, Texas, who visited for the Miami game back in September.
Bray, who is 32 years old, just completed his first full season as linebackers coach for the Beavers, and was in his second season coaching at Oregon State after a grad assistant year. He had spent two seasons at Arizona State under Dennis Erickson. At ASU, he coached up Vontaze Burfict, who was one of the more talented yet interesting players in Erickson's time in Tempe.
Bray was a two-time all-Pac-10 Linebacker at Oregon State from 2002-2005, starting 34 games and finishing his collegiate career with 334 career tackles and 10.5 sacks. He started 33 games in a row for the Beavers.
After leaving college, he spent time in both the NFL and NFL Europe before getting into coaching.
With Oregon State, he was responsible for the North and Central Texas as well as parts of California.