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Nebraska coach Scott Frost was named the 2017 Home Depot Coach of the Year on Wednesday for his work at Central Florida.

Nebraska: Scott Frost named Home Depot Coach of the Year; more recruiting offers

Erin Sorensen

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Home Depot Coach of the Year

New Nebraska coach Scott Frost was named the 2017 Home Depot Coach of the Year on Wednesday for leading Central Florida to a 12-0 record and an American Athletic Conference title. Frost will be presented with his honor on Thursday night at the Home Depot College Football Awards Show in Atlanta. It will air live on ESPN starting at 7 p.m. ET.

All the offers

The Huskers’ new staff hasn’t slowed down on the recruiting trail with even more offers going out on Wednesday.

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In other recruiting news …

Aside from all the offers, plenty more has been happening on the recruiting trail for Nebraska. While 5-star defensive end Micah Parsons eliminated Nebraska from his top programs, 4-star athlete Bryan Addison kept the Huskers in consideration ahead of his commitment date.

As for 4-star wide receiver Tommy Bush, he had a great first visit with Nebraska. Is Troy Walters going to be his new position coach? Maybe, but nothing is set in stone just yet.

The time needed

How much time does Frost need to turn things around at Nebraska? We tackled that question and several others in the latest Land of 10 Nebraska football mailbag.

All-Big Ten academic honorees

An impressive 42 members of the Huskers football team were named to the Big Ten Conference fall Academic All-Big Ten team. Well done.

Focus on the defensive line

Former Huskers star and recent interim Nebraska athletic director Dave Rimington sees a need for focus on the defensive line. And when Rimington offers advice, it’s usually best to listen.

‘Can-do’ Chris Weber

Miss the highlights from Chris Weber in New York City as a Campbell Trophy finalist? The Huskers have you covered below.

Pro Bowl for Andy Janovich?

If you want to help former Huskers fullback Andy Janovich get into the Pro Bowl as a member of the Denver Broncos, there’s still time to vote. The ballot is right here.

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