Scott Frost and the Nebraska football program are in a bit of hot water.
The Huskers announced on Wednesday morning that they are under investigation by the NCAA. College football insider Brett McMurphy first reported the news.
“Nebraska’s football program and coach Scott Frost are under NCAA investigation for improper use of analysts and consultants during practices and games,” McMurphy reported. “The school, sources said, has ‘significant video footage’ confirming the practice violations took place in the presence of Frost and other assistants.”
Nebraska’s athletic director has since released a statement.
“The University of Nebraska Athletic Department has been working collaboratively with the NCAA to review a matter concerning our football program,” the statement says. “We appreciate the dialogue we have had with the NCAA and cannot comment further on specifics of this matter.”
Frost, 46, is heading into his fourth season at Nebraska.
College football fans across the country have had the same tongue-in-cheek reaction to the news: If you’re going to break the rules, you should probably be better than 12-20 in three seasons.
You just absolutely cannot be under investigation by the NCAA for breaking rules and also hold a 12-20 record. That's like getting caught cheating on a test you failed. https://t.co/xQgFh3jGwf
— Jeff D Beans Shower (@JeffDLowe) August 18, 2021
oh no, this is terrible, nebraska might have to vacate both wins of the scott frost erahttps://t.co/4ZY2oDeBbt
— Matt Brown (@MattBrownEP) August 18, 2021
Top 15 wins of the Scott Frost🌽 era:
1 Michigan St (2019)
2 Penn St (2020)
3 Illinois (2018)
4 Minnesota (2018)
5 Northwestern (2019)
6 Rutgers (2020)
7 Illinois (2019)
8 Purdue (2020)
9 Maryland (2019)
10 South Alabama (2019)
11 NIU (2019)
12 Bethune-Cookman (2018)
— CFB Home (@CFBHome) August 18, 2021
Needless to say, the 2021 college football season is a massive one for Frost and the Huskers program. Nebraska absolutely has to show something this fall.
The Huskers will open the regular season next Saturday, Aug. 28 against Illinois.