Nebraska Rumors & News

  • Scott Frost planning to use Tom Osborne as resource at Nebraska

    Larry Brown Sports "Scott Frost is looking to bring a new attitude to Nebraska, and he is hoping the man who presided over the most successful run in Cornhuskers football history can help him accomplish that goal. As he tries to erase the leftover stench from Nebraska’s 4-8 season last year, Frost says he plans to..." February 24

  • 4-star RB Maurice Washington joins Nebraska

    247 Sports "When Maurice Washington scored three touchdowns in the Under Armour All-America Game en route to MVP honors, Aveion Cason, his head coach at Trinity Christian Academy in Cedar Hill, Texas, admitted he made a lot of noise in his living room. Cason expects to do that again when Washington scores..." February 07

  • Nebraska strength coach will not be punished for hospitalization of players

    Larry Brown Sports "Nebraska strength coach Zach Duval will not be punished by the school for the hospitalization of two players recently. Cornhuskers athletic director Bill Moos confirmed on Tuesday to the Lincoln Journal Star’s Parker Gabriel that Duval will not be punished. The program announced on Tuesday..." January 30

  • Frost: Two Huskers hospitalized after winter workout

    Lincoln Journal Star "Wide receiver Tyjon Lindsey and defensive lineman Dylan Owen were hospitalized after a winter workout last week, but have been released and have returned to the team, Nebraska head coach Scott Frost confirmed to the Journal Star on Tuesday morning. Lindsey and Owen both were treated for..." January 30

  • Nebraska's Lee declares for 2018 NFL Draft

    Land of 10 "Nebraska quarterback Tanner Lee will enter the 2018 NFL Draft. Lee, who started for the Huskers in 2017 after transferring from Tulane, made the announcement Thursday on his Twitter account. Lee had one more year of eligibility remaining. “I’ve decided to enter the NFL Draft and pursue an..." December 28

  • Keyshawn Johnson Jr. announces decision to transfer from Nebraska

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Keyshawn Johnson Jr.'s tumultuous Nebraska career has come to an end. The former four-star wide receiver announced Friday he will further his academic and athletic career at a different FBS school. Johnson Jr. received a citation for marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia..." December 15

  • Nebraska loses highest-ranked commitment, No. 36 Joshua Moore

    ESPN "Nebraska's recruiting class took a big hit Sunday when ESPN 300 athlete Joshua Moore announced that he was decommitting from the Huskers. Moore is the No. 36-ranked prospect in the 2018 class and was the highest-ranked commitment for Nebraska prior to his decommitment. Moore is the fourth ESPN..." December 10

  • Fired by Nebraska, Mike Riley quickly returns to coaching… as assistant at Oregon State

    College Football Talk "Not long after Mike Riley was fired as Nebraska’s head coach shortly after the end of the regular season, it was thought that, in some capacity, he could return from whence he came. Today, that officially came to fruition. In announcing members of his first coaching staff at Oregon State,..." December 07

  • Scott Frost and his staff commit to coaching UCF through bowl game

    Yardbarker "You don’t see stuff like this every day. After being announced as the next head coach of Nebraska’s football program, Scott Frost and his staff will remain at UCF to coach the Knights in their bowl game. Based on the way his players responded to him after Saturday’s double-overtime win over..." December 02

  • UCF's Scott Frost agrees to seven-year deal to become Nebraska's next coach

    ESPN "Scott Frost is coming home. Frost, a former quarterback who led the Nebraska Cornhuskers to a share of the 1997 national championship, has been hired as the school's next football coach, it was announced Saturday. "It is a great honor and privilege to have the opportunity to return to..." December 02

  • Nebraska calling recruits to inform them of pending Scott Frost hire

    CBS Sports "With all the attention on Tennessee's awful coaching search this week, one thing that's flown under the radar is how quiet things have been out of Nebraska. Usually, that's for a reason and a good thing at that. Barring a surprise, it would appear the Cornhuskers are closing in on naming UCF's..." December 02

  • Tom Osborne working to recruit Scott Frost to Nebraska

    Larry Brown Sports "Legendary Nebraska coach Tom Osborne is doing his best to recruit Scott Frost to the school for a second time. The three-time national champion reached out to Frost, his former quarterback and current UCF head coach, according to Scott Roussel of FootballScoop. In a phone call, Osborne told..." November 26

  • Mike Riley Fired by Nebraska After Worst Record Since 1961

    Bleacher Report "The University of Nebraska fired head football coach Mike Riley after the Cornhuskers' blowout loss to the Iowa Hawkeyes on Friday meant they finished the regular season with a 4-8 record. Athletic director Bill Moos released a statement about the decision Saturday. Nebraska allowed 42..." November 25

  • Nebraska coach Mike Riley: 'I truly believe I'm exactly the right person to do this'

    ESPN "Nebraska coach Mike Riley lobbied for his return to coach the Cornhuskers next season after suffering a 56-14 loss to Iowa on Friday that capped the worst year of football at the school since 1961. "When I go to bed tonight, I'll be hoping for that, because I would love to do this," Riley said...." November 25

  • UCF coach Scott Frost disputes report he is close to Nebraska deal

    ESPN "UCF football coach Scott Frost on Saturday shot down a report that he was nearing a seven-year, $35 million deal with his alma mater, Nebraska. "That's just totally false," Frost said following No. 15 UCF's 45-19 win over Temple. "I haven't paid any attention to all of these whirlwind rumors..." November 19

  • Nebraska's Lee clears concussion protocol, will play vs. Penn State

    Lincoln Journal Star "Tanner Lee is set to start against Penn State on Saturday afternoon at Beaver Stadium, one week after he was knocked out of a game and into concussion protocol. Head coach Mike Riley gave that update on the redshirt junior, who has started each of NU's 10 games this season, to television..." November 18

  • Nebraska reportedly tells UCF they're interested in coach Scott Frost

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Nebraska officials are reportedly making a "strong, strong push" for Central Florida head coach Scott Frost as a replacement if coach Mike Riley is fired. ESPN's Adam Rittenberg said Monday on "The Bottom Line" show that the Huskers have contacted UCF to make their “intentions known" they are..." November 14

  • Decker likely to have surgery this week, could return for bowl game

    Lincoln Journal Star "Nebraska starting center Michael Decker is likely to have surgery this week on a left knee injury and his only chance to play again this season would be a potential bowl game, head coach Mike Riley confirmed. On the Big Ten coaches teleconference Tuesday morning, Riley said he thought the..." November 01

  • Nebraska fires AD Shawn Eichorst after struggles in football, basketball

    CBS Sports "Nebraska has fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst. The school announced the decision in a release on Thursday afternoon. "Shawn has led Nebraska Athletics in many positive ways, but those efforts have not translated into on-field performance," chancellor Ronnie Green said in a statement. "Our..." September 21