Mickey Joseph was named the interim head coach at Nebraska following the long overdue firing of head coach Scott Frost. Joseph is in quite the spot – not expected to turn anything around or even succeed, more to be used as a stepping stone as the program searches for its next head coach.

But Joseph isn’t in it for that. He’ll be using these next 9 games as an audition.

Big Ten Network analysts Nicole Auerbach, Howard Griffith and Dave Revsine weighed in on Joseph’s next steps below:

The Cornhuskers take on No. 7 Oklahoma this week in Joseph’s first true test. That’s quite the opening challenge that nobody expects him to pass.

Let’s see what he’s all about.