Scott Frost will have to clear out some more space in his new home for another award. Frost, Nebraska’s new head coach, 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.
Scott Frost named 2017 Home Depot Coach of the Year
A well-deserved honor. 🙌
Your Home Depot Coach of the Year, Scott Frost.
— #TheHeupIsReal ⚔️ (@UCF_Football) December 6, 2017
National Coach of the Year!
The honors keep coming for his season with UCF.
— ❄️❄️ Nebraska Football ❄️❄️ (@HuskerFBNation) December 6, 2017
Frost, 42, called the plays for UCF as the Knights’ had the country’s most-prolific offense with a mark of 49.4 points per game. He will coach the Knights in the Peach Bowl on Jan. 1 against Auburn.
Frost was named Nebraska’s head coach on Saturday evening, shortly after leading UCF to a thrilling, double-overtime victory over Memphis for the conference title. The former Nebraska quarterback held his first press conference as the Huskers’ head coach on Sunday. Here are some of the highlights of what he said.
The Home Depot Coach of the Year Award was first handed out in 1994. Frost joins some coaching legends who have won the honor, including Nick Saban, Urban Meyer, Bob Stoops and more.
Frost will be presented with his honor on Thursday night at the Home Depot College Football Awards Show in Atlanta. It will be aired live on ESPN starting at 7 p.m. ET.