Nebraska has signed Matt Rhule to an eight-year contract to be the Cornhuskers’ subsequent soccer coach, the varsity introduced Saturday.
The 47-year-old Rhule has been out of labor for lower than two months since getting fired by the Carolina Panthers.
Considered one of eight Soccer Bowl Subdivision packages with at the least 900 wins however greater than 20 years faraway from its Nineteen Nineties heyday, Nebraska is pinning its hopes on Rhule to recreate his success at his earlier two school stops. Rhule took over struggling packages at Temple and Baylor and constructed them into convention contenders in three years.
He was 11-27 with Carolina and left with about $40 million remaining on the seven-year, assured $62 million contract he signed in 2020. The contract made Rhule the sixth-highest paid coach within the NFL when he signed in 2020, in keeping with Forbes.
Nebraska didn’t launch phrases of Rhule’s contract. He can be launched at a information convention Monday.
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