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Bill Moos riding high at Nebraska in wake of big-time hires

Bill Moos has rolled with the punches. Now he is just on a roll. Nebraska’s 68-year-old athletic director has pulled off two of the splashiest hires in college athletics in the 18 months since he arrived, all while batting away criticism for leaving a hefty debt at his previous school and fending off social media rumors that forced the administration to issue a statement of support.

Bill Moos tells AP his jab at Urban Meyer, Jim Harbaugh ‘tongue in cheek’

Nebraska athletic director Bill Moos tells The Associated Press his luncheon comment about coaches Urban Meyer of Ohio State and Jim Harbaugh of Michigan running a little bit scared in the wake of coach Scott Frost’s hiring was a bit tongue in cheek. Moos had said in an appearance at the Omaha Press Club he would need time to turn around the Cornhuskers but better days are ahead. The Huskers are coming off a 4-8 season.

Bill Moos gets extra $1.25M if he stays at Nebraska 5 years

Bill Moos will receive a payment of $1.25 million if he still is Nebraska’s athletic director at the end of 2022, and he is eligible for some $500,000 in bonuses each year if teams achieve certain academic and on-field thresholds.

Washington State assistant football coaches receive raises

Mike Leach’s contract has been extended by one year, and athletic director Bill Moos says the two will have a discussion about a raise. That part comes later, but Leach has already taken care of his assistant coaches.