Nebraska Cornhuskers fire coach Scott Frost after starting season 1-2 1:32 PM ET ESPN News Services Nebraska fired coach Scott Frost on Sunday, a day after the Cornhuskers' 45-42 home loss to Georgia Southern. Nebraska had been a three-touchdown favorite. " Earlier today I met with Coach Frost and informed him we were making a change in the leadership of our football program, effective immediately. Scott has poured his heart and soul into the Nebraska Football program both as a quarterback and head coach, and I appreciate his work and dedication," Nebraska vice chancellor for athletics Trev Alberts said in a statement. Editor's Picks "After the disappointing start to our season, I decided the best path forward for our program was to make a change in our head coaching position. Associate Head Coach Mickey Joseph will serve as our interim head coach for the remainder of the 2022 season." The Huskers (1-2) had come into the Georgia Southern game 214-0 when scoring at least 35 points at Memorial Stadium. The Eagles (2-0) piled up 642 yards, none bigger than the 75 they moved in 11 plays for the winning touchdown. The Associated Press contributed to this report.