Life in the Red: Frost, Alberts talk ‘reset button’ and psychology with Will Compton on podcast – The University Daily Kansan

Steve M. Sipple and Parker Gabriel run through four Husker notes Tuesday at Memorial Stadium.

Nebraska football coach Scott Frost and athletic director Trev Alberts joined former Husker linebacker Will Compton on his popular podcast, “Bussin’ with the Boys” on Friday afternoon before NU’s 32-29 loss to Michigan at Memorial Stadium.

Compton had the bus that his podcast is recorded in towed from Nashville to Lincoln at the last minute to record the show there and, in addition to some barbs about the lack of air conditioning on a warm Friday afternoon and whether Compton could play special teams for the Huskers against UM, there were a couple of interesting nuggets from Frost and Alberts.

The podcast, published Wednesday but recorded before the loss to the Wolverines, included Frost talking about the mentality he wanted his team to play with for the remainder of the 2021 season.

“You know what we did last week? Because there’s been some things that have happened to us that you can’t even anticipate them happening. It’s just, it’s been ‘How the heck did that happen?'” Frost said, in reference to mistakes his team has made. “What we did last week is just trying a new tact with them. I talked to the team about, for three years we’ve been fixing this and fixing this and fixing this and fixing this. And that’s all fine, except then you’re focusing on the problems. I don’t want us focusing on the problems anymore. So I asked them, what do you do when you’re playing Madden with somebody and it’s 21-0?

“You hit reset. So I told the guys, let’s hit reset. I asked the o-line, how many times have we false- started this year? They said, ‘Too many coach.’ I said, ‘No, zero. It’s not a problem.’

“I want them to stop focusing on the problems and I want them to start focusing on what they need to do to win the game. They came out and played well last week, so we’re hitting reset again. We …….


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