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Nebraska Fires AD Shawn Eichorst Following Slow Start To Football Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 22 / 17

Change in Nebraska's athletic department "arrived forcefully" on Thursday when the school announced that it "fired" AD Shawn Eichorst, according to a front-page piece by Parker Gabriel of the LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR. A release said that Eichorst had about $1.7M "remaining on his contract," which runs t...

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