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Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
Update: LSU WR Coach Mickey Joseph Has Accepted Position On Nebraska's Staff

Football Scoop is reporting that Nebraska head coach Scott Frost is finalizing a deal to hire LSU wide receiver coach and recruiting coordinator Mickey Joseph to his staff in Lincoln.

Earlier this week it was reported that Frost was targeting Joseph.

Joseph, a 53-year-old Louisiana native, played quarterback at Nebraska from 1988-1991.
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Multiple sources tell FootballScoop that Mickey Joseph, the Tigers' affable wide receivers coach and ace recruiter, has accepted a similar position on Frost's Cornhuskers' staff.

Joseph was set to inform his players and begin his new role at Nebraska, his alma mater, as quickly as possible.
Ed Orgeron hired Joseph to his staff as wide receiver coach in 2017 and gave him the title of assistant head coach in 2020. He signed a new two-year contract extension in May worth $500,000 in the first year and $550,000 in the second year. He is one of LSU's top recruiters on staff.

Joseph reportedly turned down an offer to become Nebraska's passing game coordinator and associate head coach after LSU won the 2019 National Championship.

Stay tuned...
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rob6228 months
All that means is he wasn’t asked to stay. That’s a 1 year job with Scott Frost.
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goodgrin28 months
He'll be looking for another school to coach at for the 2023 season when Frost is canned.
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biglego28 months
Hope it works out. I’ve always rooted for Nebraska.
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Robber DeNiro28 months
Nebraska??? From crawfish to corn wow
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mla010028 months
Joseph has to lookout for his job security and family but Kelly hasn't even had the time to talk with his prospective coaches. You have to be looking for your next job opportunity. But I have to question this move for Joseph as Frost's tenure at Nebraska is on very shaky ground and their QB, who Frost famously passed on Joe Burrows for, just entered the Transfer Portal. Questionable move for sure...
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RightWingTiger28 months
I’m sure CBK can & has taken the time to let certain coaches know if they should be ‘listening’ to other offers. I gotta think that’s 1 of the 1st things CBK & SW discussed after the Deal was signed. Do all the other coaches contracts terminate along w/the HC or are some/all independent deals?
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BayouTiga28 months
Nothing unexpected in the world of 'building your own team'. Have been through several management changes and this is nothing different. BK needs first line managers that he can trust, and they can trust him. If a CEO doesn't have a history with someone, usually 'HE GONE'. RELAX people and let the process work itself out.
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LSUISTHEBEST2228 months
Doesn't seem like any assistants are jumping overboard to come to LSU. Word is no one likes working for this Coach
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BayouTiga28 months
'Word' is from Keyboard Cowboys! Relax......take some meds as it will all work out.
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IndianInBR28 months
You probably made up the"word" after reading this article.
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CanebreakCajun28 months
Have you seen Brian Kelly's coaching tree? It is friggen bad arse. Research man.
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Lowes knowsLSU28 months
I'm starting to think that the Kelly hire will take a while to win a championship. Mickey joseph has been by far the best recruiter on staff the last few years in a row and develops his players very well. If Kelly is to be any good, he needs to pull his head out of his arse. I really wish woody would have e picked a damn good coach.
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OU81228 months
WTF do you know? Go to bed!
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BayouTiga28 months
These Keyboard Cowboys continue to provide entertainment. Take some meds and relax dude........
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CanebreakCajun28 months
You are an imbecile. Everyone is replaceable. All of them. How many drops did out wideouts have this year? Dozens and Dozens. How many in 2019? 2. You know why? Not Mickey. It was because Brady made them each catch 10,000 passes over the summer. Mickey is a great recruiter and but an ok coach and whether or not you like it, he is replaceable.
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CDawson28 months
Taking a job with a head coach that is on his way out is never a good option; unless it is your only option.
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BayouTiga28 months
WTF....on his way out?
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Schmelly28 months
He gonna have to earn his money trying to convince kids to go to that dumpster
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CanebreakCajun28 months
We’ll…
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takemking28 months
Trust the process
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Joe Edwards28 months
How does this affects Boutte? Hopefully he don't hit the portal.
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moontigr28 months
I heard it may affect Smith... only time will tell if there's any truth to that.
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TigerDean28 months
No Job Security There, Scott Frost could be gone before the end of next year
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TigerDean28 months
No Job Security There, First could be gone before the end of next year
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Gene Heinous28 months
Good luck Mickey! You comported yourself exemplarily while here.
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reauxl tigers28 months
no
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Hiphopanonymous28 months
Sounds like we let him leave
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ImBatman28 months
Wonder if Kelly even talked to him
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RightWingTiger28 months
Wonder if Mickey even talked to Kelly
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LSU_Legz28 months
Oof, this hurts
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HonoraryCoonass28 months
Frost regime at Nebraska is a sinking ship. Why in the world would he go there now?
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moontigr28 months
I guess Kelly didn’t plan to retain him, so he’s going to help fix the sinking ship at his alma mater
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Bestbank Tiger28 months
Is CBK going to keep him? New coaches usually bring in their own people.
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RightWingTiger28 months
The question really answers itself if you just think about it enough
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