Carl Pelini leaving Huskers

CBSSports.com is reporting that Nebraska defensive coordinator Carl Pelini has been offered the Florida Atlantic job and is expected to accept the position.

Citing sources, CBSSports.com said that Pelini will replace Howard Schnellenberger, who announced his retirement before the season.

Carl Pelini has been Nebraska's defensive coordinator since 2008. Before that Pelini was defensive line coach at Ohio from 2005-07, defensive coordinator at Minnesota State in 2004 and a Nebraska graduate assistant in 2003.

The 46-year old Pelini is the brother of Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini.

Florida Atlantic (1-10) concludes its season Saturday at home against Louisiana-Monroe.

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