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Bill Moos to Nebraska reaction and more

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Bill Moos is now wearing a different shade of red and Washington State is searching for a new athletic director.

The reaction to the news has been pouring in once everyone managed to get over the surprise announcement. Nebraska fans seem mostly pleased, and are already eating up Moos’ classic catch phrases.

Honor the past, live the present, create the future.

Welcome to Nebraska Bill Moos!

⚪️ #GBR pic.twitter.com/iycHIfN09Q

— Nebraska Huskers (@Huskers) October 15, 2017

There is also this:

Husker AD Bill Moos. “Moos raised wheat and cattle on family ranch in Washington.” Hot damn!! That’s all I need to know!love the guy already

— Larry The Cable Guy (@GitRDoneLarry) October 15, 2017

The Washington State side of the reaction is a little more mixed, ranging from devastation to meh. Personally, I’m most upset that we now have to retire these Moos GIFs from the CougCenter archives.

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Bill Moos:

Washington State athletic director Moos bolts to take reins at Nebraska | The Spokesman-Review
In a surprising move, Bill Moos was hired Sunday afternoon to become the athletic director at Nebraska. The school announced the hire in a news release. Moos leaves Pullman after more than seven years as the AD at WSU.

Carriker Chronicles: Gut reaction to Nebraska hiring Bill Moos as A.D. | Carriker Chronicles | omaha.com
All year round, Adam Carriker is taking the pulse of Husker Nation. In Sunday’s episode, Carriker gives his gut reaction to Nebraska’s new athletic director, Bill Moos.

Hiring is all about fit to Athletic Director Bill Moos, who brought Mike Leach to Washington State | Big Red Today | omaha.com
For Bill Moos, his first course of action at Nebraska will likely focus heavily on figuring out who fits at Nebraska, and who doesn’t.

New AD’s contract includes up to $500,000 in annual incentives | Football | journalstar.com
You’ve perhaps heard Nebraska President Hank Bounds and UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green talk about the need for Husker athletics to raise on-field competitiveness.

Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos career timeline | Football | omaha.com
Bill Moos came full circle in 2010 when he was hired as athletic director at Washington State, returning to Pullman after being an all-conference football player for the Cougars in

Nebraska regent, former player respond to new AD hire
As Husker nation deals with a tough loss, a major announcement comes at the top of athletics.

“I had never heard of the man,” Jerry Murtaugh said. “I read a bio on him. A lot of experience. He has been around.”

Participants describe AD search process, say they’re happy with outcome | Husker Extra | journalstar.com
Several members of the advisory committee that helped shape the athletic director search said Sunday they were encouraged by the process and its outcome.

Moos leaves strong first impression on Nebraska head coaches | Husker Extra | journalstar.com
When Bill Moos met with most of Nebraska’s head coaches Sunday, Kerry McDermott couldn’t help but be reminded of the man who first hired him at NU.

Dienhart: Moos looks like perfect fit as new Nebraska AD « Big Ten Network
New director of athletics Bill Moos should fit well at Nebraska, writes Tom Dienhart.

Athletic director Bill Moos surprises WSU, leaves for AD job at Nebraska | The Seattle Times
Moos, a WSU alumnus, has taken the athletic director job at Nebraska vacated in September when the school fired Shawn Eichorst.

Football:

Coaching rumors: Washington State’s Mike Leach mentioned in Nebraska speculation
Mike Riley is still the coach at Nebraska. But one name is being mentioned as someone to watch out for: Washington State coach Mike Leach. Nebraska hired W

Husky, Cougar fans recover from tough weekend for both football teams | KOMO
The Washington Husky and the Washington State Cougar football teams both suffered shocking losses this weekend.

Pac-12 Football: Week 7 in Review – House of Sparky
The then-ranked No. 8 Washington State Cougars (6-1, 3-1 Pac-12) were not only upset by Cal (4-3, 1-3 Pac-12) 37-3, but they were blown out by the Golden Bears.

Clemson Tigers, Auburn Tigers, Washington State Cougars lose, shake up College Football Playoff race
How concerned the league should be: Very. Washington State is a “pathetic front-runner,” according to coach Mike Leach;

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