Friday, 19 October, 2018

Scott Frost to leave UCF for Nebraska's head coaching job, ESPN reports

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Betsy Taylor | 03 December, 2017, 01:58

Under Frost, UCF became the first program in Football Bowl Subdivision history to go from a winless season to a ideal regular season in just two years.

UCF head coach Scott Frost had always been expected to be the next head coach at Nebraska, but late in the fourth quarter with UCF tangling with Memphis to keep its New Years Six bowl hopes and undefeated season intact came the reports of Frost's impending departure from Orlando to Lincoln.

"I'm staying dialed in by doing my job".

"I am thrilled that [Frost] is returning to his alma mater to lead the Husker football program", Moos said. Frost said he was excited to return to his alma mater to coach in the press release. The state of Nebraska and the Husker program mean a great deal to me. I am truly humbled to be here.

That's where Frost took a master's course in offensive football, learning the system he's used this fall at UCF - the Knights lead the nation in scoring (48.3 points per game) and are third in yards per play (7.4). "When you win a lot, people are interested in you". "Specially, I would like to thank Coach Osborne who has played such an integral role in my life over the past two decades, both on and off the field".


Frost was the unanimous selection for the AAC Coach of the Year and is now a semifinalist for the George Munger Coach of the Year. After graduating from Nebraska in 1997 he played in the National Football League for seven seasons and held assistant coach positions at Nebraska, Kansas State, Northern Iowa and OR before taking over at Central Florida in 2016.

The turnaround Frost has led at UCF has been one of the quickest in college football history. He was the starting quarterback in 1996 and on the Huskers last national championship team in 1997.

Frost's statement ended with, "Go Big Red!"

The 42-year-old Wood River native is officially Nebraska's head football coach, the school announced Saturday afternoon. Frost was born in Nebraska. Riley only had one season in which the Huskers had a winning season. We will carry the press conference live on our website.

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