Following a heartbreaking loss to open Scott Frost’s tenure with the Nebraska Cornhuskers, fans were hopeful a matchup against the Troy Trojans could turn things around.
Instead, the Trojans rolled into town and wiped out the Cornhuskers with a 24-19 upset victory.
As the final seconds ticked off, Troy finished off its second major upset in two years. Meanwhile, Nebraska’s fan base was left stunned with back-to-back losses to kick off the new era in football.
From fans to analysts, Twitter exploded with reactions and insight from Week 3’s big upset.
Troy gets $1.15 million to play Nebraska and beats them. Last year, Troy won the highest payday game, beating LSU on their homecoming and taking home $985,000. pic.twitter.com/wznJrNQ7GE
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) September 15, 2018
… And Nebraska throws a pick on the second play. Troy will win. Scott Frost will start 0-2. Wowza.
— Pat Forde (@ByPatForde) September 15, 2018
What an amazing win by Neal Brown and Troy! What a stunning loss by Scott Frost and Nebraska!
— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum) September 15, 2018
Scott Frost ? More like Scott fraud
— roy donk, king of the tuk-tuk sound (@salthings) September 15, 2018
Nebraska has lost 6 consecutive football games for the first time since 1957.
That’s a hell of a sentence.
— Dirk Chatelain (@dirkchatelain) September 15, 2018