Scott Frost Was Asked If Nebraska Could Schedule UCF For 12th Game

first_imgScott Frost coaching at Nebraska.LINCOLN, NE – SEPTEMBER 08: Head coach Scott Frost of the Nebraska Cornhuskers approaches the sidelines in the second half against the Colorado Buffaloes at Memorial Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)Nebraska football’s Week 1 game against Akron, set to be Scott Frost’s debut, was postponed after the storms that rolled across the country a few weeks ago.UCF was supposed to travel to North Carolina this weekend, but with Hurricane Florence set to hit the state, that game has met the same fate. Both are very unlikely to be made up.Losing a game really hurts a team like Nebraska, which could find itself fighting for six wins and bowl eligibility, thanks to a tough Big 12 schedule.Obviously, UCF is not the same type of opponent as Akron, which Nebraska’s staff knows all too well. Both teams do share an open date on Oct. 27, though.So, would Scott Frost and Nebraska football look to add a mid-season game against his former team, UCF?That seems very unlikely.Frost was asked about that possibility today, and he more-or-less shot it down, and admitted it’d be hard to see his new guys hitting his old players.Nebraska coach Scott Frost says he wouldn’t rule out trying to add UCF to the Huskers’ schedule on Oct. 27. But it’s not something that sounds likely: “Personally I’d cringe a little when our defensive end hit their quarterback. That’s not how you want to go into any game.”— Mitch Sherman (@mitchsherman) September 13, 2018The quarterback in question is UCF’s McKenzie Milton, who, with Frost, led the Knights to last year’s undefeated season.This year, he’s being discussed as a fringe-Heisman candidate, and has already put up big numbers through two weeks. He has 589 yards and six touchdowns through the air, along with three interceptions, in wins over UConn and South Carolina State.UCF is 2-0 on the year. Nebraska is 0-1, with last week’s loss to Colorado. The Huskers host Troy this weekend.last_img

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