Report: Nebraska coach Bo Pelini receives contract extension through 2018

Scooby Axson
Friday March 7th, 2014

Bo Pelini was recorded saying some bad things about the fans of Nebraska's football team. (Eric Francis/Getty Images) Bo Pelini has four bowl game victories in his seven seasons as head coach at Nebraska. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini received a new contract extension that will keep him at the school through the 2018 season, reports Gregg Doyel of CBS Sports.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Pelini has a 58-24 record in seven seasons in Lincoln. His Nebraska teams have won at least nine games each season, and the Cornhuskers won their first bowl game since 2009 this year after a 24-19 victory over Georgia in the Gator Bowl.

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Pelini made headlines in November after a 38-17 loss to Iowa, telling reporters"If they want to fire me, go ahead. I believe in what I've done. I don't apologize to you. I don't apologize to anybody, myself or this staff." He was also recorded in 2011 making disparaging comments about Cornhusker fans, which came to light this past year after a home loss to UCLA.

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