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Report: Nebraska informing recruits that Scott Frost will be next coach

There is yet another sign that Scott Frost is all set to be Nebraska’s next head coach.According to Bruce Feldman of Sports Illustrated, the Cornhuskers have begun to inform recruits that Frost, currently at UCF, will not only be coaching Nebraska next year, but already has nearly all of his staff in place. All that’s missing at this point is official confirmation. Frost to Nebraska...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Seven Nebraska coaching candidates to replace Mike Riley

Here are seven coaching replacements for the Huskers, and it all starts with former quarterback Scott Frost.
Via Sporting News
December 02, 2017

Scott Frost: I'd be ‘hurt’ if Nebraska wasn't interested

Scott Frost sounds like a man who badly wants the Nebraska coach.On Monday, the UCF coach dodged questions about his future but openly admitted that he would have been upset if his alma mater had not been interested in bringing him on as coach. It’s pretty clear at this point that Frost covets the Nebraska job. If he preferred the Florida job, he probably would have gotten it ahead...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 27, 2017  |  Discuss

UCF's Scott Frost appears to be interested in Nebraska job

UCF head coach Scott Frost is a man in high demand right now as big schools look to spark their football programs with an inspiring hire. As he and his team prepare for the AAC Championship Game against Memphis, he’s been the subject of more than a few coaching rumors, including the now-vacant position at Nebraska.When asked about that on Monday, Frost had some interesting comments...
Via Sportsnaut
November 27, 2017  |  Discuss

3 names Nebraska Cornhuskers should consider in replacing Mike Riley

Most of the time, head coaching searches and the media equal a whole lot of names and not a lot of facts to back them up. Thankfully, with Nebraska athletic director Bill Moos being so candid in his press conference yesterday, we know exactly what Moos is looking for and don’t have to speculate. What you won’t see here is a list of hot assistant coaches or lower-level names looking to... Source
Via Talking 10
November 26, 2017

Report: Tom Osborne working to recruit Scott Frost to Nebraska

Legendary Nebraska coach Tom Osborne is doing his best to recruit Scott Frost to the school for a second time.The three-time national champion reached out to Frost, his former quarterback and current UCF head coach, according to Scott Roussel of FootballScoop.In a phone call, Osborne told Frost that it was time to come home — a message that reportedly resonated with Frost, who quarterbacked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Matt Campbell reportedly ‘strong candidate’ for Nebraska job

Another fairly prominent name is emerging in Nebraska’s head coaching search, this one from within the Midwest.Zach Barnett of FootballScoop reported on Saturday that Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell is a “strong candidate” to take the same position with the Cornhuskers, who just fired Mike Riley after three seasons at the helm.Campbell, a crisp 37 years old, has gone just 10...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Nebraska AD admits Scott Frost is a target in coaching search

The Nebraska Cornhuskers are not really hiding the fact that they’re interested in hiring Scott Frost away from UCF.Athletic director Bill Moos confirmed Saturday that Frost, a former Nebraska quarterback, is very much under consideration for the school’s now-vacant coaching position. There’s a lot of sentimental value in hiring Frost, who was the starting quarterback for Nebraska...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Riley believes he is ‘exactly the right person’ to coach Nebraska

Mike Riley used his final post game press conference of the season to lobby to keep the head coaching job at Nebraska.Nebraska lost to Iowa on Friday to bring to a close a disappointing season that saw the Cornhuskers go 4-8 and finish fifth in the Big Ten West. After Friday’s loss, Riley took the opportunity to say why he should continue coaching the team. Included in that was Riley...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Nebraska hears pro-Hawkeyes chants during home finale against Iowa

An insufferably bad season for Nebraska football just hit one last parting low.As the Cornhuskers were getting blown out by the Iowa Hawkeyes in their home finale on Friday, chants of “Let’s go Hawks” broke out in Memorial Stadium, according to Dirk Chatelain of the Omaha World-Herald. Nebraska entered play on Friday at just 4-7 on the year and fell behind to Iowa by 20-plus points...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Bombers re-sign OL Hardrick, Neufeld

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced on Thursday the club has re-signed national offensive lineman Patrick Neufeld, and International offensive lineman Jermarcus Hardrick. Both were pending free agents. Neufeld has signed a two-year extension after spending the past four seasons in Winnipeg. The seven-year CFL vet was originally acquired in a trade with Saskatchewan in...
Via CFL.ca
November 16, 2017

14 most underappreciated college football stories

College football’s playoff race is in full swing and that’s wonderful. There’s nothing better than the unique brand of freneticism associated with these final weeks of the regular season. However, there is one negative consequence: we only focus on the top-10 teams when there are so many other things worth talking about.There’s no room for any of college football’s smaller storylines...
Via Sportsnaut
November 15, 2017  |  Discuss

NCAA college football 2017 Week 12 predictions

The dust is beginning to settle as the College Football Playoff picture starts to come into focus. Alabama, Clemson, Miami and Oklahoma find themselves in position to play for a national championship in January. Still, in college football, nothing is guaranteed and chaos rules all.Teams below the top four are still fighting tooth and nail to give themselves the best shot at making...
November 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Riley delivers head-scratching quote

Nebraska head coach Mike Riley delivered a head-scratching quote during his Monday press conference.Amid calls for his job, Riley expressed support of his 4-6 Cornhuskers.“I love this team,” Riley said, via ESPN. “I love our approach every week. We have had very few issues, except for the games. And I appreciate that, the work that they try to do to get ready. I’m positive that the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 13, 2017  |  Discuss

UCF president hilariously, fiercely territorial about HC Scott Frost

The UCF Knights are one of the hottest, and are certainly the most underrated, teams in college football today under head coach Scott Frost.The former NFL safety and pupil of Chip Kelly’s at the University of Oregon has the Knights undefeated heading into Week 12. Considering UCF went 6-7 in his first year, and considering his meteoric rise the past handful of years to begin with...
Via Sportsnaut
November 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Nebraska AD: Mike Riley will finish season as HC

For the Nebraska Cornhuskers, it’s not a matter of if they’ll fire head football coach Mike Riley as much as when it’ll happen. On Monday, athletic director Bill Moos made it clear that time is not now.“It’s not like I’ve got a coach to hire this afternoon at 3:30,” Moos said Monday, via ESPN. “Mike Riley deserves to finish the 2017 season. That’s how I operate.”Nebraska is currently...
Via Sportsnaut
November 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Nebraska eyeing Scott Frost to replace Mike Riley

A coaching change at Nebraska seems inevitable — and the school may already have a replacement in mind.ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg revealed on Monday that the Cornhuskers have made clear that UCF coach Scott Frost — a former Nebraska quarterback — is of interest to them, and they’ve notified the Knights of their interest.“Scott Frost has got to move,” Rittenberg said on The Bottom Line...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 13, 2017  |  Discuss

25 storylines for college football's home stretch

As we pass the halfway point of the season and approach Halloween, there has been so much to digest in the 2017 college football season and much to look forward to. The best teams are starting to separate from the pack while some teams that had big hopes this season are watching their years spiral out of control. Heisman hopefuls have started to emerge while can't-miss NFL prospects...
October 26, 2017  |  Discuss

15 college football coaches on the hot seat

It’s late enough in the college football season that we can begin wondering just how much leeway will be given to some of the nation’s most notable coaches. In some instances, those at both big and small schools alike are coaching for their futures. Some can still save themselves, while for others, it’s probably going to be too little, too late.Here is a list of the 15 college football...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Nebraska hiring Washington State AD Bill Moos

One day after the Nebraska football team was embarrassed at home by Ohio State, the University is reportedly set to hire a new athletic director, Washington State AD Bill Moor. Moos is replacing Shawn Eichorst, who was ousted last month due to his inability to usher in a competitive program (aka: he signed Mike Riley to replace Bo Pelini).“Shawn has led Nebraska Athletics in many...
Via Sportsnaut
October 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Nebraska fans sarcastically celebrate second first down of game by releasing balloons

Ohio State is thoroughly thrashing Nebraska in Lincoln Saturday night. Things are so lopsided in the game, with the Buckeyes up 28-0 at the time of this writing, that Nebraska fans sarcastically celebrated the second first down of the game by the Cornhuskers by releasing balloons usually reserved for scores.Seriously.This is what it usually looks like when they score. The #9 team...
Via Sportsnaut
October 14, 2017  |  Discuss

College coaches on the hot seat at the halfway point of the 2017 season

We are at the halfway point of the college football season, which makes it a good opportunity to see who out there has underwhelmed thus far. Several coaches entered the season squarely on the hot seat and needed strong showings to continue in their current positions. Others have gotten off to tough starts and added their names to an ever-growing list. Some have even turned it around...
October 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Predicting studs and duds for college football Week 6

The difference between college football and the NFL is like the difference between World Wars I and II. College football is trench warfare — it’s about attrition, resolve, staying put and outlasting everyone else. In the NFL, you can think in the long-term, fighting on multiple fronts. But the college game is about surviving from week-to-week. As the calendar flips to October, we...
Via Sportsnaut
October 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Rutgers TE uses rear end to make great catch

It’s been nearly five years since NFL fans witnessed the “Buttfumble,” which ended up being one of Mark Sanchez’s career-defining moments in the NFL.And now, with the five-year anniversary of the embarrassing play coming up in November, a Rutgers player did his best to use his rear end as well, but for a positive gain.Scarlet Knights tight end Jerome Washington saw a pass come his...
Via The Sports Daily
September 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Former Nebraska QB sends perfect tweet about Eichorst firing

Former Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. sent a perfect tweet after news came out that the school had fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst.Here’s what Armstrong Jr. had to say: That is a reference to Bo Pelini, who was the coach of the program when Armstrong was recruited to the school. Pelini was fired towards the end of Armstrong’s sophomore season. The former Nebraska...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 21, 2017  |  Discuss
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