Coach’s Comment: ‘It Was a Good Week;’ Plus, Schedule Opening Will Replace Missed Akron Game

Coach’s Comment: ‘It Was a Good Week;’ Plus, Schedule Opening Will Replace Missed Akron Game
Scott Frost expressed his desire to play a 12th game after the season opener against Akron was canceled due to thunderstorms. (BRENDAN SULLIVAN/THE WORLD-HERALD)

Nebraska plays at Michigan tomorrow.  Head Coach Scott Frost said it was a good week of practice:

Nebraska and Michigan kickoff at 11am, tomorrow, in Ann Arbor.  The game will be broadcast on Mix 105.5, FM, with the Husker Sports Network coverage beginning at 6am.

In related Husker News – missed game will be replaced with an October 27th contest against Bethune-Cookman:

Nebraska has finalized an agreement to play Bethune-Cookman University on Oct. 27 at Memorial Stadium to fill an opening on the 2018 football schedule. The contest will replace the Huskers’ Sept. 1 game against Akron which was cancelled due to severe storms in Lincoln.

Bethune-Cookman plays in the Football Championship Subdivision and owns a 1-2 record in 2018, following a loss at Florida Atlantic last Saturday. The Wildcats compete in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and posted a 6-2 record in league play in 2017. Coach Terry Sims in his fourth season guiding the BCU program.

Nebraska will pay Bethune-Cookman a guarantee to $800,000 for its trip to Lincoln. The game will be part of the Big Ten’s regular television package. Game time and television information will be available six to 12 days in advance of kickoff.

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