Nebraska Athletic Director Tom Osborne answered a number of questions for
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Q&A with Athletic Director Tom Osborne: When Will the Big Ten Create Divisions?

By NU Athletic Communications
A resounding yes vote on a new Haymarket Arena ... the aftermath of Nebraska making the decision to join the Big Ten Conference ... major improvements to the Bob Devaney Sports Center ... a donor and season ticket holder survey that could lead to possible Memorial Stadium expansion ... a Hall-of-Fame coach who has experienced more than 40 games against Big Ten teams.

So many subjects and so many questions mean no dog days of summer for an athletic director whose department is trying to balance a budget in a conference the Huskers are leaving a year from now, not to mention get ready to join another conference with different demands, different timetables and a different cast of coaches, student-athletes and administrators.

Randy York, director of, sat down with Tom Osborne on Wednesday to ask him several timely, relevant questions.

In a short summer Q&A series with Osborne on, Nebraska's athletic director begins by answering a question about media speculation that focuses on the timing of creating divisions and making schedules for an expanded Big Ten.

Please press the arrow in the photo above to hear Osborne's answer.


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