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Report: Former Husker Head Coach Bo Pelini To Accept Job At Youngstown State

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The Nebraska Head Coach who was dismissed less than 2 weeks ago has a new job close to home.

Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

It sounds like Bo Pelini will not be unemployed for long.

The former HC of the Nebraska Cornhuskers is set to take the Youngstown State Head Coaching job, per FootballScoop.com. Pelini is originally from Youngstown, Ohio.

Pelini, 46, had a record of 67-27 in his seven seasons as head coach of the Huskers. He is due $7.65 million dollars from Nebraska after Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst dismissed him on November 30th, two days after the Iowa victory.

Last season, Youngstown State finished the year 7-5 in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. They lost their final three games to Illinois State, Indiana State and North Dakota State.

Pelini will be replacing Eric Wolford, who YSU announced would not come back on November 25th, Wolford was 31-26 overall in five seasons at Youngstown State, with a 18-22 MVFC record.

Ironcially, the President of Youngstown State is Jim Tressel, the former YSU and Ohio State Head Coach who many folks rumored around to become the next Head Coach at Nebraska before Mike Riley was hired. So, instead of Tressel replacing Bo Pelini, he'l be part of hiring Pelini instead.

Update:

[December 10th, 7:45 AM]