Kirk Herbstreit: ‘Would be awesome’ if Scott Frost returned to Nebraska

Nebraska fans are hoping UCF coach Scott Frost returns to Lincoln, Neb., to take over the Huskers program.

Apparently, ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit feels the same way.

“Really excited for the potential of him landing back home in Lincoln,” Herbstreit wrote. “Think it would be awesome to see Scott bring his school back to national prominence. Hope it happens.”

Nebraska football: Kirk Herbstreit hopes Scott Frost takes over

Frost is in his second season with the Knights, who are 11-0 this season. If UCF beats Memphis for the American Athletic Conference title game, the Knights will play in a New Year’s Six game. If Scott does take the Nebraska job, it likely won’t be until after the conference championship game.

Meanwhile, Nebraska is looking for a new coach after firing Mike Riley. Frost, who led the Huskers to a national title in 1997 as the team’s starting quarterback, is seen as the clear favorite.

Earlier Monday, Frost deflected a question about all the Nebraska coaching rumors. He later said he would “be hurt” if the Huskers weren’t interested in him.

“I’d be hurt if Nebraska wasn’t interested in me,” Frost told reporters. “We’re undefeated. I’m from there. When you win people are interested in you.”

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