Multiple are reporting Scott Frost has signed a deal to be Nebraska's new head football coach. After dispatching of South Florida in one of the best college football games of the season, UCF know will host Memphis in the American Athletic Conference Championship Game.
1995-1997 - played football at Nebraska, where he was starting quarterback during the 1996 and 1997 seasons and a 1997 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award finalist. At the time, the Knights were an out-and-out mess and were coming off an 0-12 season. Twenty-years-ago Frost quarterbacked Nebraska's last national championship team.
The 42-year-old Frost will look to help NU return to dominant form.
"It is a great honor and privilege to have the opportunity to return to Nebraska and to lead the Husker football program", Frost said in a statement released late Saturday afternoon. I am truly humbled to be here.More news: Missing Florida teen found safe in NY , officials say
When asked about interest from Nebraska, Frost replied, "I'd be hurt if Nebraska wasn't interested in me".
After playing for legendary coaches Bill Walsh, Tom Osborne, Bill Parcells, Bill Belichick and Tom Gruden during his collegiate and National Football League career, Frost served as a graduate assistant at his alma mater Nebraska under Frank Solich in 2002. Nebraska finished 4-8 this season, the team's worst record in nearly 60 years.
Frost's statement ended with, "Go Big Red!" "When you win a lot, people are interested in you".
A press conference has been scheduled for Sunday. He's also a Nebraska native, from Wood River. "I hope I'm wrong, but there's little question in my mind now that Frost will be the next head coach of 'Huskers".