Nebraska Football Team Sells Out Spring Game Despite Poor Weather

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The Scott Frost era officially began on Saturday with the Nebraska football program holding its annual Spring Game inside of Memorial Stadium. Fans showed up in full force for the game despite the fact that it was a rainy day in Lincoln to get a first-look at the former UCF coach, who lifted the Knights to national prominence with an undefeated 2017 campaign.

A whopping 86,818 Cornhuskers fans were in attendance.

Check out some photos from the Spring Game below:

This place sold out in 36 hours for today when Scott Frost was hired. pic.twitter.com/aWm6loeEfi

— Dennis Dodd (@dennisdoddcbs) April 21, 2018

No place like Nebraska! pic.twitter.com/yW2ZuFMLhK

— William Wolcott (@WolcottWolcott) April 21, 2018

It's (Spring) Game Day in Nebraska. #GBR pic.twitter.com/LshYaZiWOl

— Matthew Trail (@TrailforAmerica) April 21, 2018

Here are some of the video highlights that brought the sellout crowd to its feet:

The Cornhuskers will play their first official regular season game under Frost when they take the field at Memorial Stadium on Sept. 1 for a meeting with Akron. The Cornhuskers will open their Big Ten schedule on Sept. 22 against the Michigan Wolverines in Ann Arbor.