Dominic Walker, a three-star wide receiver from Orlando, decommitted from Nebraska to join one of his high school teammates at Auburn. He called Nebraska’s coaching staff to decommit. Bo Pelini was not pleased.
“It was a very tough decision. They were [mad]. They were very mad. But I thought I had to call them like a real man should,” Walker said. “But yeah, they were mad. Coach Pelini said, ‘Best of luck, you’re going to need it.’ “
Wide receivers coach Rich Fisher also was in on the call.
“Coach Fisher said, ‘I can’t believe you,’ ” Walker said. “It was really awkward.”
“I can’t believe you,” 17-year-old who isn’t quite sure where he wants to attend college. This is also brilliant coming from Pelini, whose name somehow gets linked for every prominent job that comes available.
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