Scott Frost just can't catch a break. One of his starters on the offensive line will miss the entire 2022 season because of a suspension.
Nebraska starting offensive lineman Nouredin Nouili announced this Saturday that he's been suspended for the entire 2022 season.
Nouili failed a drug test and has been ruled ineligible for the upcoming college football season, as a result.
"I would like to apologize to my family, teammates, coaches and Husker fans for my error in judgement," Nouili wrote in a statement. "It is an honor to be a part of this football program and represent this university and I do not take that responsibility lightly.
"I look forward to returning to the field to represent Nebraska in 2023."
This is a significant setback for the Huskers, who haven't been bowling since 2016.
"Very significant development up front, that’s tough," said Joe Nugent.
"Owning mistakes is a difficult skill to learn. A rough loss for one of our best at a thin position. But this kind of player will come back better than ever," wrote HuskGuys.
"Nebraska starting offensive lineman Nouredin Nouili is out for the season due to a failed drug test," said CFBTalkDaily.
"I’m sorry that you won’t be able to play but I am proud of you for being a man and owning your mistake," a fan tweeted.
The season hasn't even started yet and Nebraska is already dealing with plenty of attrition.
Frost and the Huskers' backs are against the wall.