Wager resigns as Nebraska TE coach after arrest

  • Dave Wilson, ESPN Staff WriterJul 28, 2023, 08:49 PM ET


      Dave Wilson is an editor for ESPN.com considering that 2010. He previously worked at The Dallas Morning News, San Diego Union-Tribune and Las Vegas Sun.Nebraska tight ends

coach Bob Wager has resigned after his DUI arrest on Wednesday, the school announced on Friday.According to Lincoln, Nebraska, cops, Wager was stopped at 1:24 a.m. Wednesday and mentioned for driving with a blood-alcohol content of 0.15 or greater, refusal of a preliminary breath test, refusal of chemical test and having an open container. He had actually not been charged as of Friday.Wager signed up with brand-new coach Matt Rhule’s personnel this year after 17 years as head coach at Arlington(Texas)Martin High School.”It is with terrific regret that I resign from my position as assistant football coach at the University of Nebraska,”Wager said in a prepared declaration.”Previously today I got a citation for a driving offense that I are sorry for profoundly. I am grateful for the chance reached me, and regards sorry for any negativity my poor decision has given my household, our group, our personnel, and all those I have actually disappointed.” In 17 seasons at Arlington Martin, Wager set a school record by winning 210 games and never ever missed the playoffs. He was expected to be a crucial employer for the Cornhuskers in Texas.Nebraska also announced that Josh Martin will change Wager coaching tight ends. Martin, 35, was on personnel as an unique teams analyst however had formerly coached tight ends at SMU, along with other stops at Arizona State, Tarleton State and Texas Tech.

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