Report: Nebraska coach Bo Pelini receives contract extension through 2018

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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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