Scott Frost: ‘I’d be hurt if Nebraska wasn’t interested in me’

Nebraska athletic director Bill Moos identified UCF coach and former Huskers QB Scott Frost as a candidate he’s considering to replace the fired Mike Riley on Saturday amid reports that Frost to Nebraska was a “done deal.”

The UCF coach addressed all of that in a press conference on Monday after deflecting a question on a conference all earlier in the day:

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

But he tried to put the focus on his UCF Knights, who are playing in the AAC Championship Game against Memphis on Saturday.

“I’m not gonna say much. I can’t tell you how much I care about these players. It’s been true of my past and will be true ever year I’m coaching. They deserve my best, they deserve our coaching staff’s best. Every year in college football there’s tough decisions to make, and those kind of things happen, and when the time is right we’ll make ’em.  I know it would be really hard to leave this team because of how much love I have for this group of guys and how much effort they’ve given us. All I’m going to do is go back to my office and watch more film. This shouldn’t be about me. These guys have earned the right to have the conversation be about them.”

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