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TOM OSBORNE ANNOUNCES HIS RETIREMENT Gratitude for a legend: NU coaches express respect, admiration for Tom Osborne

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Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2012 12:13 am | Updated: 8:09 pm, Thu Sep 27, 2012.

LINCOLN — Leader. Mentor. Friend.

Nebraska coach Bo Pelini on Wednesday used those words in a statement to describe Athletic Director Tom Osborne, the man who hired Pelini as football coach in late 2007 and who announced his retirement effective for Jan. 1 — when Pelini hopes to be playing in the Rose Bowl.

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