Mike Riley Thinks He's 'Right Person' for Nebraska Amid Firing Rumors

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Mike Riley will no longer coach the Nebraska football team. Iowa (7-5) scored 49 unanswered points to blow out the Huskers (4-8), who may have seen the last game coached by the embattled Mike Riley.

Riley posted a 19-19 record in three seasons with the Huskers.

According to the statement, Moos said the search for a new head coach to will begin immediately.

He has six coaches in mind, and has been favoring coaches who are now FBS head coaches.

Moos will hold a press conference at 1 p.m.to discuss the firing and the search for a new coach.

Moos said he's now got a list of six coaches that he's considering as options to replace Riley, though he didn't name any specifically. He's in the heat of trying to win a conference championship, he's obviously a Nebraskan and he's getting a lot of attention from several other schools.

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Nebraska has not offered the job to anyone, which would includes Frost despite reports he's a "done deal" to return to Lincoln.

Moos said he is interested in Scott Frost but hasn't pursued him.

Iowa's defense also picked off Nebraska QB Tanner Lee 3 times.

Moos was later asked if Frost is his priority, to which he responded, "I don't have a priority right now".

Moos said Linebackers coach Trent Bray will serve as interim head coach for the program until a permanent one can be hired.

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