With Scott Frost back at Nebraska and leading the program, the enthusiasm among Husker fans is even higher than usual. Expectations are high that Frost will have Nebraska back among the elite soon.
How soon? Well, maybe 2019 if all goes well.
Appearing this afternoon on ESPN 590 in Omaha, Frost discussed his team and gave a glimpse into his hope for the future.
During the interview, Frost said the hope is to be "really dangerous" by 2019.
This year, the Huskers will be in their first year under a new head coach, and the schedule is brutal. They play at Wisconsin, Michigan, Iowa and Ohio State and have to also play Michigan State in a crossover game, though it will be in Lincoln.
But in 2019, things ease up a bit. Ohio State is still on the schedule, but so is Maryland and Indiana. Additionally, the Buckeyes must travel to Nebraska, along with Iowa, Wisconsin and Northwestern.
Factor in that Frost will have already begun to mold the program in the image he wants it, and he'll have a full recruiting class under his belt, and it is understandable that he is expecting big things in 2019.
It wouldn't surprise us to see Nebraska win 9 or 10 games that season.