Nebraska Hiring UCF's Scott Frost As Next Head Coach

Nebraska Hiring UCF's Scott Frost As Next Head Coach

Scott Frost is expected to be named the next head coach at Nebraska, sources confirmed to ESPN Saturday.

He then took Central Florida to a different level this season, rolling to a ideal 12-0 record and then winning the American Athletic Conference Championship on Saturday afternoon with a 62-55 double-overtime victory over Memphis. Memphis got as far as the UCF 9 on their possession but Riley Ferguson's pass on second-and-goal was intercepted by Tre Neal as the Knights (12-0, CFP No. 15) secured a likely spot in a New Year's Six bowl.

Frost will be the first person since Frank Solich to both play and coach at Nebraska. It is the Knights' third AAC crown in the past five years.

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Frost comes to Nebraska after coaching the University of Central Florida for two seasons. Quarterback McKenzie Milton has played a big role in helping to carry one of the nation's most prolific offenses. "I hope I'm wrong, but there's little question in my mind now that Frost will be the next head coach of 'Huskers".

Earlier in the day, it was reported that Nebraska athletic director Bill Moos has been calling recruits to tell them Frost has most of his new staff in place, according to Bruce Feldman of Sports Illustrated.

The new Husker coach also played six seasons in the National Football League for four different teams.

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