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2014 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team

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Conference  Big Ten Conference
2014 record  9–4 (5–3 Big Ten)
Offensive scheme  Spread
Division  West Division
Offensive coordinator  Tim Beck (4th year)
2014 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team
Head coach  Bo Pelini (Regular Season; 7th Year) Barney Cotton (Bowl Game)

The 2014 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team represented the University of Nebraska in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was coached by Bo Pelini and played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska. They were members of the West Division of the Big Ten Conference. They finished the season 9–4, 5–3 in Big Ten play to finish in a tie for second place in the West Division. Following losses to both Wisconsin and Minnesota and a come from behind win in overtime at Iowa, Pelini was relieved of his coaching duties following the conclusion of the regular season on November 30, 2014. On December 4, 2014, Mike Riley was announced as the next head coach of the Nebraska football team, and would begin his duties immediately. However, he would not coach the Huskers in the Holiday Bowl, with that job instead handled by Barney Cotton. The Cornhuskers lost the Holiday Bowl to USC.

Contents

Big Ten Players of the Week

  • Week 1: Ameer Abdullah (Offensive Player of the Week)
  • Week 2: Sam Foltz (Special Teams Player of the Week)
  • Week 3: De'Mornay Pierson-El (Special Teams Player of the Week)
  • Week 4: Ameer Abdullah (Co-Offensive Player of the Week)
  • Week 5: Ameer Abdullah (Offensive Player of the Week)
  • Week 9: Ameer Abdullah (Offensive Player of the Week)
  • Week 14: Nate Gerry (Defensive Player of the Week)
  • Week 14: De'Mornay Pierson-El (Co-Special Teams Player of the Week)
  • All-Conference honors

    2014 Big Ten All-Conference honors:

    All-Americans

    All-America Teams:

    RB - Ameer Abdullah (CBS Sports - 2nd Team | Walter Camp - 2nd Team | Athlon Sports - 2nd Team | AP - 2nd Team | Scout - 2nd Team | SI - 2nd Team | Phil Steele - 3rd Team)

    RET - De'Mornay Pierson-El (USA Today - 2nd Team | Athlon Sports - 3rd Team | SI - 2nd Team | Sporting News - 2nd Team | FWAA - 2nd Team | Phil Steele - 2nd Team)

    DE - Randy Gregory (AP - 3rd Team | FWAA - 2nd Team | Phil Steele - 2nd Team)

    NFL Draft

  • Ameer Abdullah (2nd Round, 54th pick, Detroit Lions)
  • Randy Gregory (2nd Round, 60th pick, Dallas Cowboys)
  • Kenny Bell (5th Round, 162nd pick, Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • References

    2014 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team Wikipedia


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