Scott Frost the former head coach at UCF who left for the same job at Nebraska, stated publicly that he “would have had a hard time getting behind” his former school’s national championship claims had he remained with the football program. Needless to say, the comments didn’t sit well with a sizable segment of the Knights fan base.
“I don’t regret saying it, I answered it honestly,” Frost said, via The Orlando Sentinel. “I’m so proud of that team and I will be forever; and I’m happy for those guys and I don’t want anything that I said in an answer to have the appearance of diminishing from what they accomplished and how grateful we are to be a part of it.
If you look at the history of college football, there’s a lot of cases where multiple teams have claimed national championships. I really don’t have a problem with that,” Frost said. “I think its wonderful for those players. I don’t have a problem with them making a claim to it.