Report: Harvey Perlman works on contract extension for Shawn Eichorst

According to a report by the Omaha World Herald, Nebraska Chancellor Harvey Perlman is working on a contract extension for athletic director Shawn Eichorst.

According to a report from, UNL Chancellor Harvey Perlman is working on a contract extension for Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst

“I intend to get this done quickly,” Perlman told the paper/website.

Despite recent fan cristism surrounding the Huskers 3-6 start under new head coach Mike Riley, picked by Eichorst, Perlman is showing his support for the pair. 

“I’m confident Mike Riley will bring us back to national prominence, but it’s not going to happen overnight," Perlman told the paper. 

Earlier this week, Eichorst released a statement backing Riley and giving the former Oregon State head coach his full seal of approval

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