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Huskers fire AD for 'on-field' struggles

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska has fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst, citing his failure to improve "on-field performance" by the Cornhuskers.

Chancellor Ronnie Green announced the move Thursday. Eichorst joined Nebraska in October 2012, and has about $1.7 million remaining on a contract that runs through June 2019.

Green praised Eichorst but says his "efforts have not translated into on-field performance. Green says winning "can and often does happen in concert with well-run, quality college programs."

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