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Luke Fickell will be Wisconsin's next football coach, confirms Barry Alvarez

Luke Fickell will be Wisconsin’s next football coach, confirms Barry Alvarez

Luke Fickell will be the next football coach at the University of Wisconsin, pending Board of Regents approval. The shocking news came on Sunday and was confirmed by former UW athletic director Barry Alvarez, who heard the news earlier in the day from his successor, Chris McIntosh. “I think it’s a home rental,” Alvarez said. …

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Tom Osborne's 'cordial' call with Matt Rhule includes discussion of Mickey Joseph

Tom Osborne’s ‘cordial’ call with Matt Rhule includes discussion of Mickey Joseph

Take a look at the playing and coaching career of Matt Rhule. LINCOLN — Matt Rhule said he crossed something off his to-do list on Saturday morning. “I spoke to Coach Osborne,” Nebraska’s new football coach told ESPN of a conversation with the legendary Husker coach and athletic director. Osborne said Saturday the call was …

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