Nebraska Fires Scott Frost
The Scott Frost era at Nebraska has come to an end. The head coach was fired on Sunday following a 45-42 loss to Georgia Southern on Saturday that dropped the Cornhuskers to 1-2 on the season.
Frost entered his fifth year in Lincoln on the hot seat after posting a 15-29 record including a disastrous 5-20 mark in one-score games throughout the first four years of his tenure. He leaves with a 16-31 overall record and 5-22 in one-score games.
Nebraska hired its former quarterback as its new head coach in December 2017 after he led Central Florida to
a 13-0 record as one of the best offensive teams in college football. That team would go on to beat Auburn in the Peach Bowl.
Nebraska was expected to compete in the Big Ten West this season because of a heralded group of transfers who joined the program in the offseason. However, after blowing a lead through some questionable decision-making against Northwestern, it became clear that Frost would not last much longer.
Many speculated that he could be let go at the beginning of October-- when his buyout was supposed to be cut in half. Unfortunately, a loss this bad called for swift action, and the school will pay him the full $15 million buyout.
Assistant Mickey Joseph has been named interim head coach and will lead the team for the rest of the 2022-23 season.