Nebraska football fires head coach Scott Frost

By W.G. Brady  - Senior News Desk Writer
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According to University of Nebraska Vice Chancellor/Director of Athletics Trev Alberts, head coach Scott Frost has been fired.

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Here is the statement from Alberts, which was tweeted out 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,” Alberts said. “Scott has poured his heart and soul into the Nebraska football program both as a quarterback and a 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.”

Nebraska football fires head coach Scott Frost

From Detroit News:

Nebraska fired Scott Frost on Sunday, the situation so dire in the once-proud football program that athletic director Trev Alberts made the move only three weeks before the coach’s contract buyout would have been cut in half.

The Cornhuskers lost, 45-42, to Georgia Southern as a three-touchdown favorite at home Saturday night, and the student section chanted “Fire Frost” at the end of the game.

Frost was 16-31 three games into his fifth season, and his .340 winning percentage was second-worst among Nebraska coaches who lasted more than four years.

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