Former Nebraska football coach Mike Riley was fired by the Huskers at the end of the 2017 season. It didn't take very long for Riley to land a new gig. He was hired back by his former school, Oregon State.
Riley, a former NFL coach, is reportedly heading back to the professional side of the game. He's expected to take over an Alliance of American Football franchise.
A SiriusXM radio host is reporting that Riley will be hired as the San Antonio franchise's head coach for the league that is set to begin in spring 2019.
A former Dallas Cowboys star is expected to be named the general manager of the team.
"Multiple sources have told me to expect Daryl Johnston to get named GM of the new Alliance of American Football franchise coming to San Antonio. Mike Riley is expected to get named head coach," he reports.
Riley, 64, has been a coach in San Antonio before. He led the San Antonio Riders from 1991-92.
The former Nebraska coach hasn't coached a professional team since 2002 when he was an assistant for the New Orleans Saints. He was the Huskers' head coach from 2015-17.
Riley is a California native. He played collegiately at Alabama.