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Former Husker coach felt it was too soon

Updated: December 5, 2003, 2:23 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

West Point is a far cry from Lincoln, Neb. Too far, it seems, for Frank Solich.

ESPN.com's Ivan Maisel reported Friday that Solich, the former head coach at Nebraska who was fired last week, has decided not to accept the head-coaching job at Army.

Sources told Maisel that Solich was offered the job and sounded as though he would take it, but decided ultimately Thursday night that it was too soon after leaving Nebraska and that he didn't know enough about recruiting at West Point.

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