Scott Frost will be barred from coaching for five consecutive days this season as part of Nebraska's negotiated settlement with the NCAA for allowing an unauthorized staff member to do hands-on special teams coaching two years ago.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Even though Casey Thompson hasn't been named Nebraska's starting quarterback officially, all indications through spring practices point to him taking the first snaps when the Cornhuskers open the season.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has hired former TCU assistant Bryan Applewhite to coach running backs, coach Scott Frost announced Thursday.
Applewhite spent the past two years coaching running backs at TCU, where the Horned Frogs ranked in the top 30 nationally in rushing both seasons.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Bill Busch has been promoted from defensive analyst to special teams coordinator at Nebraska, coach Scott Frost announced Monday.
Frost also said assistant Mike Dawson will have additional duties.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Adrian Martinez is heading to Kansas State from Nebraska.
The four-year starting quarterback for the Cornhuskers announced Thursday night on Twitter that he would transfer to K-State.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mark Whipple was named Nebraska's offensive coordinator on Wednesday, a day after he resigned from the same position at Pittsburgh.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mickey Joseph, who coached wide receivers the last five seasons at LSU, will return to Nebraska as receivers coach, passing game coordinator and associate head coach under Scott Frost.
Nebraska has earned the dubious distinction of being the best 3-9 team in the country.
Here's why, according to Sportradar: Since 1978, when Division I football was split into what is now known as the Bowl Subdivision and Championship Subdivision, no team until the 2021 Cornhuskers had nine single-digit losses in a season.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez will miss the Cornhuskers' season finale against Iowa because of a shoulder injury, coach Scott Frost announced Monday.
Frost said redshirt freshman Logan Smothers would start Friday against the 17th-ranked Hawkeyes (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten).
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s top-ranked defense faces the challenge of preparing for the unknown as it gets ready to face a Nebraska team that just overhauled its offensive coaching staff.
Saturday’s matchup at Camp Randall Stadium will be Nebraska’s first game since Cornhuskers coach Scott Frost fired four offensive assistants, including coordinator Matt Lubick.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Scott Frost said Wednesday he had no problem taking a pay cut and firing four offensive assistants who also are friends if those moves give him more time to turn Nebraska into a winning program again.
Nebraska ended weeks of speculation about coach Scott Frost's future, announcing Monday that he he will return for a fifth season with a restructured contract. A few hours later, Frost fired four offensive assistant coaches, effective immediately.
No. 6 Ohio State (7-1, 5-0 Big Ten, No. 5 CFP) at Nebraska (3-6, 1-5), Saturday at noon EDT (Fox).
Line: Ohio State by 14 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Facing mounting pressure with Nebraska on the cusp of a fifth straight losing season, Scott Frost acknowledged this year has fallen far short of his expectations.
“I thought this year it would pop,” Frost said Monday at his weekly news conference.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Purdue didn't let a bad performance in its previous game carry over to the next one.
Aidan O’Connell threw for two touchdowns, Purdue intercepted four of Adrian Martinez’s passes, and the Boilermakers beat Nebraska 28-23 on Saturday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hints of that long-awaited breakthrough for Nebraska under coach Scott Frost have been apparent lately, as the Huskers more than held their own through a tough stretch on the schedule.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska offensive lineman Teddy Prochazka will miss the rest of the season because of a knee injury.
The freshman was hurt in the 32-29 loss to Michigan on Saturday, his second start at left tackle.
No. 9 Michigan (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) at Nebraska (3-3, 1-2), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC).
Line: Michigan by 3 1/2 points, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines gave Scott Frost a harsh introduction to the Big Ten in 2018.
Frost was coaching his third game with the Cornhuskers and his team, down 39-0 at halftime, lost 56-10.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It seems that negativity has swirled around Michigan's Jim Harbaugh and Nebraska's Scott Frost since they returned to coach at the schools where they enjoyed so much success as players.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska reaches the halfway point of its regular season Saturday against Northwestern.
Regrets? To say the Cornhuskers have a few would be an understatement.
Nebraska's loss to Illinois in the opener is looking worse all the time, yet the Huskers (2-3, 0-2 Big Ten) pushed a top-five Oklahoma team to the brink on the road two weeks ago.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The way Nebraska frittered away what would have been a breakthrough victory for Scott Frost just might inspire a new term to replace an old one in college football parlance.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska running back Gabe Ervin Jr. is out indefinitely, and possibly for the season, with a knee injury he sustained in the loss at Oklahoma.
Coach Scott Frost said Monday that Ervin has an injury to his right patellar tendon, which runs from the bottom of the kneecap to the top of the shinbone.
Nebraska (2-1) at No. 3 Oklahoma (2-0), Saturday at noon EDT (Fox).
Line: Oklahoma by 22 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Fordham hung tough with Nebraska for a while, but ultimately the Cornhuskers imposed their will on their overmatched visitor from New York City.
Adrian Martinez ran for two touchdowns and passed for another, and the Huskers broke away in the second quarter and went on to a 52-7 victory Saturday.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two days after a season-opening loss at Illinois and facing mounting criticism for his 12-21 record at Nebraska, coach Scott Frost asked fans to hang in there with the Cornhuskers.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — For an opener matching teams that have mostly finished at or near the bottom of the Big Ten West in recent years, Saturday's game between Nebraska and Illinois has major implications for both programs.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska announced Wednesday that the NCAA is looking into its football program amid allegations Cornhuskers staff improperly used analysts and consultants with the knowledge of coach Scott Frost and even moved workouts off campus last year when such activities were banned during the pandemic.
Ohio State is favored to win a fifth straight Big Ten title and Michigan and Nebraska are trying to change their trajectories in critical seasons for their alumni coaches.
On the AP Top 25 College Football Podcast this week, it's a Big Ten preview with Dave Revsine of the BTN joining AP’s Ralph Russo.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As their paths crossed at Big Ten Media Days, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and Nebraska coach Scott Frost appeared to have one thing in common: They are at a crossroads in their careers.
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Going to work on a Monday can be tough, but Nebraska outside linebackers coach Jovan Dewitt almost certainly loved it this week.
Husker head coach Scott Frost said on Jim Rome's radio show Monday afternoon that Dewitt, who's battled a form of throat cancer in recent months, was in his office earlier in the day and is starting to get back involved in the football program.
Over the course of the past two months — and in the first two weeks of Nebraska spring football — praise for freshman quarterback Luke McCaffrey has been steady.
This National Signing Day will not really resemble much of what Nebraska fans have become accustomed to recently.
Last year, the first with a December signing date, featured plenty of action both in December and in February given that newly hired Scott Frost and his staff were trying to put together virtually an entire class.
The first domino in Nebraska’s recruiting stretch run is set to fall Friday evening.
Now, the question is if it will tumble in the Huskers’ direction.
Four-star wide receiver Charles Njoku (Wayne, New Jersey) will announce his college choice at 6 p.m.
You don’t have to step out on too thin a limb to say that the 2019 Nebraska football team will rely heavily on its young players.
One needs only to look at the 2018 season — Scott Frost’s first at the helm — and the five true freshmen who held major roles in quarterback Adrian Martinez, running back Maurice Washington, outside linebacker Caleb Tannor, cornerback Cam Taylor and kicker Barret Pickering for evidence.
Nebraska coach Scott Frost said this fall that he thinks senior running back Devine Ozigbo is, "a Sunday guy."
Ozigbo will get a chance to show why in front of many NFL talent evaluators this weekend as he accepted an invite to play in the East-West Shrine Game.
LINCOLN — Five things we learned and five things we still don’t know about the Huskers coming out of Saturday's win over Michigan State.
Vince Kunasek didn’t foresee the chain reaction he’d start when he left his late cousin’s Husker football cap in Memorial Stadium with a note requesting a Scott Frost autograph.
Nebraska's first actual game in what could be iffy weather conditions hasn't had an effect on the Huskers' preparations for Illinois.
Temperatures are expected to be near freezing, with gusty winds, with the breeze really the only thing that has NU's attention at this point, head coach Scott Frost said Thursday.
LINCOLN — Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos played college football and has been an avid watcher for decades while overseeing the sport at Montana, Oregon and Washington State. Now at Nebraska, Moos has seen the Huskers win exactly one game since his arrival.
Nebraska led for 55 minutes against Northwestern, but even in that time the Huskers didn't play a complete game, Scott Frost said Thursday.
So one can probably assume finishing the job was emphasized in practice this week leading up to Saturday's Minnesota game.
LINCOLN — The wait seemed to go on forever.
Scott Frost on Thursday recalled a stretch during an Oregon-Stanford game when the Ducks’ offense didn’t get the ball for 30 minutes of real time. As the offensive coordinator at the time, Frost couldn’t do anything but watch as his team’s defense couldn’t get off the field.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Steven Montez couldn't bear to watch.
Colorado's quarterback had just connected with Laviska Shenault Jr. for the go-ahead touchdown, and now Nebraska backup Andrew Bunch had the Cornhuskers at the CU 20 in the final minute.
LINCOLN — Sunday wasn’t all that different from usual for the Nebraska football team. Players came for meals and watched some film on Colorado. Coaches schemed and spent time with visiting recruits.
LINCOLN — Nebraska had a small advantage of not having any game tape for Colorado to scout, Scott Frost said, but it wasn’t as big of an advantage as CU having played a game.
With bowl eligibility potentially at stake for both schools later in the season, officials at Nebraska and Iowa State said Sunday they'll work to find opponents to fill out their schedules after their openers were canceled because of severe weather.