Bo Pelini might not be leading the Huskers into battle against the USC Trojans on Saturday, but that doesn't mean the Nebraska players and staff won't be thinking about their former coach.
According to Austen Everson, Nebraska's assistant A.D. of football business operations, the Huskers left a front-row seat open on the team bus in honor of the former coach, who was fired on Nov. 30 following a 9-3 season.
Everson posted about the symbolic move on his Twitter account Saturday afternoon:
The seven-year Husker coach helped bring the current players to NU, and Pelini's staff is still on board to coach the team in the bowl game as part of the transition into the Mike Riley era at Nebraska, so the lingering attachment to the new Youngstown State coach is understandable.
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