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1991 CORNHUSKER HONORS

OTHER SEASONS
 
National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete
Pat Engelbert, Sr., Middle Guard
(one of 15 $18,000 post-graduate fellowships)
 
NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship
Pat Engelbert, Sr., Middle Guard ($5,000 post-graduate grant)
 
Columbus TD Club DB of Year Finalist
Tyrone Legette, Sr., Cornerback (one of two)
 
Big Eight Offensive Player-of-the Year
Keithen McCant, Sr., Quarterback (Coaches)
 
First-Team Sophomore All-American
Derek Brown, So., I-back (AP)
 
Second-Team All-America
Will Shields, Jr., Offensive Guard (AP)
 
Third-Team All-America
Derek Brown, So., I-Back (AP, Football News)
Johnny Mitchell, So., Tight End (AP)
 
Big Eight Offensive Newcomer-of-the-Year
Calvin Jones, Fr., I-Back (AP, Coaches)
 
All-Big Eight
Brian Boerboom, Sr., Offensive Tackle (AP)
Jon Bostick, Sr., Split End (Coaches)
Derek Brown, So., I-Back (AP, Coaches)
Tyrone Legette, Sr., Cornerback (AP, Coaches)
Keithen McCant, Sr., Quarterback (AP, Coaches)
Johnny Mitchell, So., Tight End (AP, Coaches)
Will Shields, Jr., Offensive Guard (AP, Coaches)
Mike Stigge, Jr., Punter (Coaches)
Erik Wiegert, Sr., Offensive Guard (Coaches)
 
Second-Team All-Big Eight
Brian Boerboom, Sr., Offensive Tackle (Coaches)
Jon Bostick, Sr., Split End (AP)
Steve Carmer, Jr., Strong Safety (Coaches)
Curtis Cotton, Sr., Cornerback (AP)
Pat Engelbert, Sr., Middle Guard (AP, Coaches)
Travis Hill, Jr., Outside Linebacker (AP)
Calvin Jones, Fr., I-Back (AP)
Mike Petko, Sr., Inside Linebacker (AP)
Mike Stigge, Jr., Punter (AP)
Erik Wiegert, Sr., Offensive Guard (AP)
 
Honorable-Mention All-Big Eight
Mike Anderson, So., Inside Linebacker (Coaches)
Byron Bennett, So., Place-Kicker (Coaches)
Tyrone Byrd, Jr., Free Safety (Coaches)
Steve Carmer, Jr., Strong Safety (AP)
Curtis Cotton, Sr., Cornerback (Coaches)
Travis Hill, Jr., Outside Linebacker (Coaches)
Calvin Jones, Fr., I-Back (Coaches)
Lance Lewis, Jr., Fullback (Coaches)
John Parrella, Jr., Defensive Tackle (AP, Coaches)
Mike Petko, Sr., Outside Linebacker (Coaches)
Jim Scott, Jr., Center (Coaches)
William Washington, Jr., Tight End (Coaches)
David White, Jr., Outside Linebacker (Coaches)
Kenny Wilhite, Jr., Cornerback (Coaches)
 
GTE First-Team Academic All-America
Pat Engelbert, Sr., Middle Guard, 3.591, Civil Engineering
Mike Stigge, Jr., Punter, 3.517, Pre-Veterinary Medicine
 
College Football Association Scholar-Athlete Team
Pat Engelbert, Sr., Middle Guard, 3.591, Civil Engineering
Mike Stigge, Sr., Punter, 3.517, Pre-Veterinary Medicine
 
GTE Academic All-District VII
Pat Engelbert, Sr., Middle Guard, 3.591, Civil Engineering
Mike Pekto, Sr., Inside Linebacker, 3.402, Economics
Mike Stigge, Jr., Punter, 3.517, Pre-Veterinary Medicine
 
Phillips 66 Academic All-Big Eight
Trev Alberts, So., Outside Linebacker, 3.35 Speech Communications
Jon Bostick, Sr., Split End, 3.08, Speech Communications
Pat Engelbert, Sr., Middle Guard, 3.94, Civil Engineering
Johnny Mitchell, So., Tight End, 3.15, Human Development
Mike Petko, Sr., Outside Linebacker, 3.40, Economics
Mike Stigge, Jr., Punter, 3.52, Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Rob Zatechka, Fr., Offensive Tackle, 4.00, Biological Science
Bill Ziegelbein, Sr., Center, 3.14, Mechanical Engineering
 
Phillips 66 Big Eight Academic Honor Roll
George Achola, Sr., I-Back, 3.25, Pre-Law
Jason Baker, So., Center, 3.10, Accounting
Troy Branch, So., Inside Linebacker, 3.48, History
Shane Geiken, Sr., Inside Linebacker, 3.14 Business Administration
Matt Hilman, Jr., Defensive Tackle, 3.25, Criminal Justice
Tim Johnk, Sr., Fullback, 3.28, Elementary Education
Daryl Leise, Sr., Tight End, 3.41, Finance
Kevin Ramaekers, So., Defensive Tackle, 3.04, Human Development
Jim Scott, Jr., Center, 3.47, Business Administration
Paul Wightman, Jr., Inside Linebacker, 3.22, Speech Communications
 
National Offensive Player-of-the-Week
Calvin Jones, I-Back (Kansas game) (Sporting News, Sports Illustrated)
 
National Football Foundation/Hall of Fame
This Week in College Football Top Five Performers
Keithen McCant, Sr., Quarterback (Oklahoma State game)
 
Nebraska Players-of-the-Week 
Opponent            Offense                   Defense 
Utah State          Derek Brown, IB           Travis Hill, OLB 
Colorado State      Omar Soto, FB             Steve Carmer, SS 
Washington          Jon Bostick, SE           Mike Anderson, ILB 
Arizona State       Derek Brown, IB*          Tyrone Byrd, FS 
Oklahoma State      Keithen McCant, QB        Steve Carmer, SS 
Kansas State        Derek Brown, IB           Travis Hill, OLB 
Missouri            Keithen McCant, QB*       Mike Anderson, ILB 
Colorado            Derek Brown, IB           Pat Engelbert, MG 
Kansas              Calvin Jones, IB*         Steve Carmer, SS 
Iowa State          Keithen McCant, QB        Trev Alberts, OLB 
Oklahoma            Johnny Mitchell, TE*      Travis Hill, OLB* 
Miami               Johnny Mitchell, TE       Tyrone Legette, CB 
 *Big Eight Player-of-the-Week.
 
Television Game Awards
ABC Honda Scholar-Athlete-of-the-Game
($3,000 to UNL general scholarship fund)
Johnny Mitchell, So., Tight End (Oklahoma game)
ABC Chevrolet Nebraska Player-of-the-Game
($1,000 for each to UNL general scholarship fund)
Derek Brown, So., I-back (Washington game)
Johnny Mitchell, So., Tight End (Oklahoma game)
ESPN VISA Nebraska Player-of-the Game
($1,000 to 1992 U.S. Olympic Team)
Pat Engelbert, Sr., Middle Guard (Colorado game)
ESPN Toyota Leadership Award
Pat Engelbert, Sr., Middle Guard (Colorado game)
AT&T Long Distance Awards
Nate Turner, Sr., Wingback (Arizona State game)
Calvin Jones, Fr., I-Back (Kansas game)
NBC Chevrolet Player-of-the-Game
Tyrone Legette, Sr., Cornerback, Orange Bowl