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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Notes: Tom Osborne to retire from Nebraska

By Adam Rittenberg

Tom Osborne, the face of Nebraska football and Nebraska athletics for the better part of the past 40 years, announced Wednesday he will retire Jan. 1 from his post as athletic director. Osborne, 75, will remain with the department for about six months afterward to assist in the transition to a new AD. After serving as Huskers' football coach from 1973-97, Osborne took over the athletic director duties in the fall of 2007.

Here are some notes from Wednesday's news conference in Lincoln:
It's truly the end of an era at Nebraska. More to come ...