Nebraska DC Carl Pelini Expected to Accept Head Coaching Job at FAU

Friday December 2nd, 2011

Brett McMurphy of is reporting that Nebraska defensive coordinator Carl Pelini will accept the head coach position at Florida Atlantic. Pelini has been at Nebraski since 2008.

Former FAU coach Howard Schnellenberger announced his retirement before the season. Pelini is brothers with Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini, and was last a head coach in the high school ranks almost ten years ago.

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