Scott Frost Fired; Joseph Named Interim Head Coach

Scott Frost is no longer the head football coach at Nebraska.  NU’s athletic director Trev Alberts issued this statement shortly before 12:30 p.m. on Sunday:

“Earlier today I met with Coach Frost and informed him we were making a change in the leadership of our football program, effective immediately. Scott has poured his heart and soul into the Nebraska football program both as a quarterback and head coach, and I appreciate his work and dedication.

“After the disappointing start to our season, I decided the best path forward for our program was to make a change in our head coaching position. Associate Head Coach Mickey Joseph will serve as our interim head coach for the remainder of the 2022 season.”

Frost’s firing came hours after Saturday night’s 45-42 home loss to Georgia Southern, which left the Huskers with a 1-2 record this season.  Frost finished with a 16-31 overall record.  His Nebraska teams went 10-26 against Big Ten opponents.  After Saturday’s tenth consecutive one-score loss the Huskers were 5-21 in those close contests under the coach who quarterbacked NU to a share of the 1997 national championship.

Alberts will hold a press conference at 3 p.m. today.   It will be streamed live on and on official Nebraska social media platforms.