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Nebraska hires former soccer All-American Trev Alberts as athletic director

Nebraska has employed Trev Alberts, a former All-American linebacker for the Cornhuskers, as athletic director, the college introduced Wednesday.

“It’s such an amazing honor to have this chance to steer Husker athletics,” Alberts mentioned in an announcement. “UNL has extremely proficient coaches and student-athletes, and a fan base like no different program within the nation. The way forward for Large Purple is vibrant. I can not wait to affix the Husker athletics workforce and get going.”

Alberts, 50, beforehand led the athletic division at Nebraska-Omaha, which dropped its soccer program in 2011 and accomplished a transfer to Division I in 2015-16. He replaces Invoice Moos, who retired June 30.

Enjoying at Nebraska from 1990 to 1993, Alberts gained the Butkus Award because the nation’s prime linebacker in 1993. He was a consensus first-team All-American that 12 months and was chosen with the No. 5 general choose within the 1994 NFL draft. Accidents restricted Alberts to simply three NFL seasons with the Indianapolis Colts.

He started a profession as a broadcaster and spent three years at ESPN. Nebraska-Omaha employed him as athletic director in April 2009.

“Since his successful days in Memorial Stadium, Trev has been obsessed with Nebraska and has gained super expertise in school athletics,” Nebraska chancellor Ronnie Inexperienced mentioned in an announcement. “He is aware of methods to construct aggressive, successful packages and is dedicated to long-term success. He is aware of methods to navigate complicated monetary elements of a media-driven enterprise. He stays a student-athlete at coronary heart and prioritizes pupil success, on and off the taking part in subject.”

Alberts turns into Nebraska’s fourth athletic director since becoming a member of the Large Ten in 2011, following Tom Osborne, Shawn Eichorst and Moos.

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