They instead chose to gamble with Nebraska spring weather; at the moment, and new grad should be filing into Memorial stadium, it's 38 F and pouring rain. You'd think Harvey Perlman would realize by now he has somehow offended the weather gods. His luck in announcing snow days has been execrable.
As long as the AD tail continues to wag the UNL dog, things like this will continue to happen. When our athletes commit mayhem, the athletic director appears in court to plead for the young thug, and a wrist slap results. Our lenient treatment of Lawrence Phillips probably cost lives. But we never learn.