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Nebraska Dismisses Special Teams Coordinator Bruce Read

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$450k is gone

NCAA Football: Nebraska at Wisconsin Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

The Nebraska Cornhuskers have dismissed Special Teams coordinator Bruce Read on Sunday.

Nebraska Head Coach Mike Riley just released a statement that said the following:

University of Nebraska head football coach Mike Riley announced Sunday that special teams coordinator Bruce Read has been dismissed from the staff, effective immediately.

“I want to thank Bruce for his hard work and contributions to our football program over the past two years. I also appreciate the contributions he made while a member of my staffs prior to Nebraska,” Riley said. “As we continue to build our program with the pursuit of championships at the forefront of everything we do, we will look for a great coach, recruiter and teacher to join our staff.”

Read, who came to Nebraska with Riley from his times before the Huskers staff, showed a lot of issues in his two years with the Nebraska staff. Many folks on social media teased the hire game after game with the notion of Read’s salary, which was $450,000 per season.

No word on the replacement on the staff, but look for GA Tavita Thompson, who coached and helped on Tight End recruiting, to be in the mix.