Our area is a hotbed for great college football, and several of the draft-eligible players that played the college game in Nebraska, South Dakota, or North Dakota may very well be drafted into the NFL at this weekend's draft.
More often than not, splits between coaches and professional sports franchises are amicable. In the case of the split between new Nebraska Head Coach Matt Rhule and the Carolina Panthers, that may not be the case.
Coaches with longevity like Frank Solich don't come around often. The former Nebraska Head Coach and more recently longtime Ohio Bobcat Head Coach has received a tremendous honor from the last coaching stop of his career.
Football season may be getting a lot of the headlines lately, but volleyball season is about to be in full swing again as well. One area program sits atop the Preseason Coaches Poll for this season, in what is a very well represented poll for the Big Ten.