The University of Kansas athletic department made public new football coach Turner Gill’s contract, a five-year, $10 million deal which makes him the fifth-richest coach in the Big 12 Conference, just ahead of Bo Pelini here at NU. Gill trails Mike Gundy of OSU, Gary Pinkel of Mizzou, Bob Stoops of OU and Mack Brown of Texas.
The Lincoln Journal Star is reporting that the Huskers are getting an early commit for 2011 in quarterback Jamal Turner of Sam Houston High in Arlington, Texas. Turner told the paper after meeting with OU and TCU, he knew in his heart Nebraska is the place for him. The junior will graduate early and enroll at NU next January.