Report: Washington AD Troy Dannen heading to Nebraska

Troy Dannen’s stay at Washington was brief.Dannen, who took over as the athletic director in Seattle on Oct. 9, is finalizing a six-year deal to take the same role at Nebraska, ESPN reported Wednesday.He would replace Trev Alberts, a Nebraska alum hired last week as athletic director at Texas A&M.Dannen ran the athletic department at Tulane for eight years before taking the job with the Huskies.”I am so honored to have the opportunity to serve the University of Washington, our students, coaches, staff, faculty and incredible fans,” Dannen said in a news release issued in October. “Throughout this process, the passion, love and spirit of the UW was evident in every conversation, as was the alignment necessary for comprehensive success.