The Huskers already sold out their April spring game after Frost, who led the program to its last national championship as a quarterback in , took the job in December. The former Husker quarterback led UCF to an undefeated season in , and is the dynamic presence the Huskers have needed on the sideline since joining the Big Ten.
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Scott Frost is back at Nebraska, and the excitement level in Lincoln isoff the charts.
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The rebuild wont be easy. Nebraska is coming off a season and bottomed out in the Big Ten West. The Huskers havent won games in a season since , and arent ranked inSporting News waytooearly top . But Nebraska can work its way into the spotlight with a st start.
The hype is real about Frost, given he flipped UCF from to in just two seasons. Nebraska could add another contender to a loaded Big Ten, but the first season features crossover games against Michigan, Ohio State and Michigan State. The Huskers also travel to Wisconsin and Northwestern. Four of the first five games are at home, however, so Nebraska is set up for a st start. Frost will be a top storyline in ; its about sustaining that momentum through future seasons. Thats what will make Nebraska a contender again.
Scott Frost is back at Nebraska, and it will be interesting to see how the Huskers manage ened expectations in .
Tanner Lee is gone, meaning theres a threeway race for the starting quarterback job. Sophomore Patrick OBrien battled Lee for the starting job last season, and this time redshirtfreshman Tristan Gebbia and Martinez will be in the hunt. Noah Vedral transferred from UCF but wont be eligible until next season. McKenzie Milton emerged as a star quarterback under Frost at UCF, but it took a season of experience before the breakout performance in . Patience will be required from whoever starts.
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While Frost was the quarterback for the national championship team in , those teams were just as renowned for their defense. Erik Chinander is Nebraskas third defensive coordinator in three seasons. Hes a former Iowa offensive lineman and was the defensive coordinator at UCF. Keep an eye on how Chinander develops the linebackers around Dedrick Young, who had tackles last season. Senior safeties Aaron Williams and Antonio Reed also will be valuable in the transition.
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Nebraskas recruiting class ranked No. inSports Composite rankings, ranking fourth in the Big Ten. Dualthreat quarterback Adrian Martinez Clovis West, Calif. is the highestranked early enrollee, and Frost was able to bring in fourstar running back Maurice Washington Trinity Christian, Cedar Hill, Texas and the No. prospect in the state in tight end Cameron Jurgens Beatrice, Beatrice, Neb. on National Signing Day.nebraska football newsNebraska football schedule roster recruiting and what to watch in