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Nebraska gives coach Scott Frost two-year contract extension

Nebraska coach Scott Frost watches the action during a game against Northwestern on Oct. 5 at Memorial Stadium.
Nebraska coach Scott Frost watches the action during a game against Northwestern on Oct. 5 at Memorial Stadium.
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Nebraska coach Scott Frost has received a two-year contract extension through 2026.

The university announced the extension Saturday before the Cornhuskers’ game against No. 14 Wisconsin.

Frost is 8-13 in his second season since leaving Central Florida, which he led to a 13-0 record in 2017. The Huskers are 4-5 overall and 2-4 in Big Ten play this season.

In a joint statement, chancellor Ronnie Green and athletic director Bill Moos said they are “committed to Frost and the direction he’s taking the program.”

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The original terms of Frost’s contact will remain intact. He is paid $5 million per year.

Louisiana native Ed Orgeron has LSU on top of the college football world after beating Alabama last week. He’s taken advance of a chance he never got at USC.


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