Will This Be Scott Frost’s Final Season At Nebraska?

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Nebraska football coach Scott Frost enters the season fighting for his job, and the outlook isn’t great in Lincoln.

The Cornhuskers play week zero against Illinois this Saturday, and Frost is arguably the coach fighting for his job the most in America. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

During his time in Lincoln, he’s 12-20, and has been humiliated multiple times by the traditional powers in the B1G.

This season, Nebraska has games against Oklahoma, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio State, Wisconsin and Iowa. They’ll be underdogs in all of them and heavy underdogs in at least four of them.

Assuming they lose all six, that means they’d need to beat Illinois, Fordham, Buffalo, Michigan State, Northwestern and Purdue just to get to .500.

Knowing what we know about Frost and Nebraska over the past several years, does anyone think that’s likely? The answer is no.


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Now, tack on the fact Frost and the team are reportedly under investigation for violating NCAA rules, and a pretty clear picture starts to get painted that ends with the Cornhuskers head coach getting the boot.

In fact, I’d bet on it. At this point, any cushion Frost had is long gone. Nebraska goes 4-8 in 2021, and he’ll be packing his backs. I’m not even sure 6-6 saves him, and they’d likely need a miracle to get to that record.

As a betting man, I’d bet just about anything that Nebraska has a new coach when this time next year rolls around, and I’m not just saying that because I’ve been at war with the Cornhuskers for years.

I’m saying it because all the evidence points to that being the likely ending to Frost’s story in Lincoln.