Scott Frost Updates Status Of Maurice Washington’s Legal Issues
“We’re going to wait and see how it all turns out with Maurice,” Frost said Thursday at Big Ten Media Days. “He’s been doing a pretty good job in the weight room with the team. We won’t make any decisions on status or anything until we know his legal problems are over.Here is the video from Frost’s press conference:Nebraska head coach Scott Frost on the status of sophomore I-Back Maurice Washington:”We’re going to wait and see how it all turns out.” #Huskers pic.twitter.com/b1SaiLpCQC— Kevin Sjuts (@kevinsjuts) July 18, 2019Nebraska is expected to be pretty competitive in the second year under Frost. However, any absence from Washington could affect the team’s offensive production.Washington had 455 rushing yards and four total touchdowns last season. He is supposed to be the primary running back for the Cornhuskers this upcoming season.Stay tuned for the latest. LINCOLN, NE – NOVEMBER 10: Head coach Scott Frost of the Nebraska Cornhuskers watches first half action against the Illinois Fighting Illini at Memorial Stadium on November 10, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)Although the upcoming season is almost here for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, the status of running back Maurice Washington is still up in the air. Scott Frost is hopeful that he’ll have his best tailback available, but there isn’t any indication he’ll be suiting up for Week 1.Frost enters next season with high expectations. During his time at UCF, he led the program to an undefeated season in just his second year.The Cornhuskers have a bunch of playmakers returning for this season, yet the uncertainty surrounding Washington could present a challenge for the offense. He is currently facing two legal charges after allegedly sending a sexually explicit video to a former girlfriend.One of the biggest questions this week at Big Ten Media Days was when Nebraska expects Washington to return. Frost didn’t have a definitive answer.