2008 roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. City State School
95 Allen PierrePierre Allen DE 6-05 265 3So. Denver Colo. Thomas Jefferson
21 Amukamara PrincePrince Amukamara CB 195 3So. Glendale Ariz. Apollo
70 Anderson KennyKenny Anderson DE 6-02 235 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Millard West
4 Asante LarryLarry Asante S 210 5Jr. Alexandria Va. Coffeyville CC, Hayfield
56 Barfield ShukreeShukree Barfield DT 6-04 290 7Sr. Camden N.J. Garden City CC, Camden
66 Barrett CruzCruz Barrett OL 6-04 310 3So. Daytona Beach Fla. Mainland
56 Baumgartner JustinJustin Baumgartner LS 6-02 245 7Sr. Cheyenne Wyo. Chadron State/Laramie County CC, Cheyenne
83 Bechtold DamonDamon Bechtold TE 6-04 215 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Westside
39 Blatchford JustinJustin Blatchford DB 185 1Fr. Ponca Neb. Ponca
14 Blue AnthonyAnthony Blue CB 5-10 180 3So. Cedar Hill Texas Cedar Hill
100 Brandenburgh LanceLance Brandenburgh 10RGr. Overland Park Kan. St. Thomas Aquinas
1 Brooks ChrisChris Brooks WR 6-02 210 5Jr. St. Louis Mo. Hazelwood East
42 Camarata JosephJoseph Camarata LB 5-10 225 1Fr. Overland Park Kan. Rockhurst
82 Cammack WesWes Cammack WR 5-11 195 5Jr. DeWitt Neb. Tri County
58 Caputo MikeMike Caputo OL 275 2RFr. Omaha Neb. Millard North
8 Cassidy AustinAustin Cassidy S 205 2RFr. Lincoln Neb. Southwest
19 Castille QuentinQuentin Castille IB 245 3So. La Porte Texas La Porte
77 Choi Seung HoonSeung Hoon Choi OL 6-02 300 1Fr. Lincoln Neb. Christian
62 Christensen AndyAndy Christensen OL 6-03 305 7Sr. Bennington Neb. Bennington
51 Compton WillWill Compton LB 6-02 230 1Fr. Bonne Terre Mo. North County
6 Cooper KhiryKhiry Cooper WR 6-02 180 1Fr. Shreveport La. Calvary Baptist Academy
81 Cotton BenBen Cotton TE 6-06 230 1Fr. Ames Iowa Ames
31 Covey NickNick Covey DE 6-02 250 5Jr. Glendale Ariz. Mountain Ridge
94 Crick JaredJared Crick DT 6-06 280 2RFr. Cozad Neb. Cozad
2 Culbert MajorMajor Culbert S 6-00 205 5Jr. Harbor City Calif. Narbonne
27 Damkroger JonJon Damkroger P/PK 180 3So. Firth Neb. Nebraska-Omaha, Norris
15 Davis BeauBeau Davis QB 6-04 180 7Sr. Venice Calif. Venice
20 Dean JaseJase Dean DB 6-00 180 1Fr. Bridgeport Neb. Bridgeport
15 Dennard AlfonzoAlfonzo Dennard DB 5-10 190 1Fr. Rochelle Ga. Wilcox County
52 Dillard PhillipPhillip Dillard LB 235 5Jr. Tulsa Okla. Jenks
46 Dixon TaylorTaylor Dixon WR 5-11 170 1Fr. Wauneta Neb. Wauneta-Palisade
16 Ebke JimJim Ebke QB 6-00 210 3So. Lincoln Neb. South Dakota State, East
92 Fahie TyroneTyrone Fahie DE 6-03 255 3So. Virginia Beach Va. U.S. Navy, Ocean Lakes
42 Fisher SeanSean Fisher LB 6-06 225 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Millard North
49 Foxhoven TannerTanner Foxhoven LB 6-03 210 1Fr. Crofton Neb.
12 Ganz JoeJoe Ganz QB 210 7Sr. Palos Heights Ill. Amos Alonzo Stagg
41 Gillaspie AaronAaron Gillaspie FB 6-02 240 3So. Littleton Colo. Littleton
11 Gilleylen CurenskiCurenski Gilleylen WR 6-00 210 2RFr. Leander Texas Leander
39 Glassman DanDan Glassman DE 6-04 245 3So. Omaha Neb. Creighton Prep
34 Glenn CodyCody Glenn LB 6-00 235 7Sr. Rusk Texas Rusk
41 Grove ThomasThomas Grove LB 6-02 225 3So. Arlington Neb. Arlington
28 Hagg EricEric Hagg CB 6-02 200 3So. Peoria Ariz. Ironwood
80 Harvey DavidDavid Harvey DE 6-04 265 5Jr. La Plata Md. McDonough
30 Hays MikeMike Hays FB 230 2RFr. Papillion Neb. Papillion-LaVista
10 Helu Jr. RoyRoy Helu Jr. IB 6-00 215 3So. Danville Calif. San Ramon Valley
90 Henery AlexAlex Henery PK 6-02 175 3So. Omaha Neb. Burke
74 Henry RickyRicky Henry OL 6-04 305 5Jr. Omaha Neb. N.D. State College of Science, Burke
8 Henry WillWill Henry WR 6-05 220 3So. El Paso Texas J.M. Hanks
47 Hetzer TysonTyson Hetzer TE 6-06 250 5Jr. Redding Calif. Citrus College, Anderson
67 Hickman JacobJacob Hickman OL 6-04 290 5Jr. Bakersfield Calif. Centennial
80 Hill RyanRyan Hill TE 6-03 245 2RFr. Arvada Colo. Arvada West
35 Holt MattMatt Holt LB 6-00 200 1Fr. Lee’s Summitt Mo. West
18 Holt MenelikMenelik Holt WR 6-04 220 5Jr. San Diego Calif. St. Augustine
61 Huff MikeMike Huff OL 6-04 300 7Sr. Ralston Neb. Ralston
85 Hyland KCKC Hyland WR 6-06 195 1Fr. Lincoln Neb. Pius X
69 Iske CoryCory Iske OL 6-04 285 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Millard West
58 Jackson JustinJustin Jackson DL 6-03 255 1Fr. Roca Neb. Norris
28 Jones AustinAustin Jones IB 5-10 205 2RFr. Aurora Colo. Smoky Hill
73 Jones D.J.D.J. Jones OL 6-05 305 3So. Omaha Neb. Central
78 Jones MarcelMarcel Jones OL 6-07 310 2RFr. Phoenix Ariz. Trevor Browne
85 Klingelhoefer FaronFaron Klingelhoefer DE 6-02 255 1Fr. Amherst Neb. Nebraska-Kearney, Amherst
54 Koehler ColtonColton Koehler LB 230 5Jr. Harvard Neb. Nebraska Wesleyan, Harvard
44 Kreikemeier MicahMicah Kreikemeier LB 6-03 210 1Fr. West Point Neb. Central Catholic
20 Kunalic AdiAdi Kunalic PK 6-00 185 3So. Fort Worth Texas North Crowley
40 Lawrence BlakeBlake Lawrence LB 6-02 225 3So. Shawnee Mission Kan. Shawnee Mission West
36 Lawson ThomasThomas Lawson FB 6-00 250 7Sr. Parker Colo. Ponderosa
3 Lee ZacZac Lee QB 6-02 210 3So. San Francisco Calif. S.F. City College, St. Ignatius Prep
48 Legate TylerTyler Legate FB 5-10 220 2RFr. Neligh Neb. Neligh-Oakdale
9 Lester BenBen Lester WR 5-10 170 2RFr. Tecumseh Neb. Tecumseh
16 Levorson JohnJohn Levorson DB 6-03 190 1Fr. Crete Neb.
75 Lingenfelter LukeLuke Lingenfelter DE 6-04 255 2RFr. Plainview Neb. Plainview
5 Lucky MarlonMarlon Lucky IB 6-00 215 7Sr. North Hollywood Calif. North Hollywood
96 Maher BrettBrett Maher P/PK 6-00 160 1Fr. Kearney Neb. Kearney
61 Manninger MattMatt Manninger LB 225 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Creighton Prep
21 Marlowe TimTim Marlowe WR 5-10 160 1Fr. Youngstown Ohio Cardinal Mooney
63 Martin BenBen Martin DT 6-04 275 3So. Lincoln Neb. Southwest
88 Martin JayJay Martin TE 6-02 215 2RFr. Waverly Neb. Waverly
71 Masin MikeMike Masin OL 6-06 320 2RFr. Lincoln Neb. Southeast
36 May MathewMathew May S 195 2RFr. Imperial Neb. Chase County
62 McClure MychaelMychael McClure LB 6-05 210 1Fr. Wisner Neb. Wisner-Pilger
65 McDermott ColinColin McDermott LB 6-02 225 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Creighton Prep
66 McDermott ConorConor McDermott DE 6-02 230 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Creighton Prep
44 McNeill MikeMike McNeill TE 6-04 240 3So. Kirkwood Mo. Kirkwood
54 McShane MaxMax McShane OL 6-06 290 1Fr. Elkhorn Neb. Elkhorn
67 Meginnis SamSam Meginnis LB 6-02 210 1Fr. Lincoln Neb. East
32 Mendoza MarcusMarcus Mendoza IB 5-10 185 2RFr. Houston Texas Spring Woods
96 Meredith CameronCameron Meredith DE 6-04 250 1Fr. Huntington Beach Calif. Mater Dei
63 Meyer DerekDerek Meyer OL 6-05 300 7Sr. Campbell Neb. Kansas State, Silver Lake
68 Molek JoshJosh Molek DL 6-03 235 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Skutt Catholic
90 Moore TerrenceTerrence Moore DT 6-03 275 2RFr. New Orleans La. McDonogh 35
43 Moravec BrentBrent Moravec FS 6-00 180 1Fr. Grand Island Neb. Central Catholic
6 Murillo ArmandoArmando Murillo CB 6-00 190 7Sr. Tampa Fla. Eastern Arizona CC, Robinson
76 Murtha LydonLydon Murtha OL 6-07 315 7Sr. Hutchinson Minn. Hutchinson
33 O’Hanlon MattMatt O’Hanlon S 5-11 195 5Jr. Bellevue Neb. Bellevue East
82 O’Leary T.J.T.J. O’Leary LS 235 7Sr. Omaha Neb. New Mexico State, Millard North
29 Okafor CollinsCollins Okafor IB 195 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Westside
12 Osborne CourtneyCourtney Osborne DB 6-03 175 1Fr. Garland Texas South Garland
26 Osborne StevenSteven Osborne WR 6-04 185 1Fr. Garland Texas South Garland
24 Paul NilesNiles Paul WR 210 3So. Omaha Neb. North
17 Peterson ToddTodd Peterson WR 6-04 215 7Sr. Grand Island Neb. Central Catholic
33 Pillen DavidDavid Pillen LS 5-11 230 1Fr. Sugar Land Texas Stephen F. Austin
98 Potter ZachZach Potter DE 6-07 280 7Sr. Omaha Neb. Creighton Prep
25 Reed KylerKyler Reed TE 6-03 220 1Fr. Shawnee Kan. St. Thomas Aquinas
11 Rogers JustinJustin Rogers DB 5-11 180 1Fr. Birmingham Ala. Vestavia Hills
18 Ruiz ZachZach Ruiz QB 6-03 210 1Fr. Beatrice Neb.
89 Santin JonathonJonathon Santin DE 6-03 225 2RFr. Fullerton Neb. Fullerton
88 Sievers ClaytonClayton Sievers DE 6-04 255 7Sr. Elkhorn Neb. Elkhorn
70 Slauson MattMatt Slauson OL 6-05 320 7Sr. Colorado Springs Colo. Air Force Prep
48 Smith MarcusMarcus Smith LB 195 1Fr. Crete Neb.
65 Smith MikeMike Smith OL 6-06 285 3So. Las Vegas Nev. Palo Verde
13 Smith P.J.P.J. Smith DB 6-02 205 1Fr. River Ridge La. John Curtis
7 Spano KodyKody Spano QB 6-02 210 1Fr. Stephenville Texas Stephenville
84 Spratte SteveSteve Spratte WR 5-11 180 1Fr. Waukesha Wis. West
9 Stafford AustinAustin Stafford LB 6-02 205 2RFr. Hayward Calif. Hayward
55 Steinkuhler BakerBaker Steinkuhler DL 6-06 290 1Fr. Lincoln Neb. Southwest
43 Steinkuhler TyTy Steinkuhler DT 6-03 280 7Sr. Lincoln Neb. Southwest
71 Stoddard GrahamGraham Stoddard LB 6-02 215 1Fr. Lincoln Neb. Southwest
93 Suh NdamukongNdamukong Suh DT 6-04 300 5Jr. Portland Ore. Grant
18 Sullivan ShawnShawn Sullivan CB 5-10 190 2RFr. Brenham Texas Brenham
87 Swift NateNate Swift WR 6-02 200 7Sr. Hutchinson Minn. Hutchinson
89 Teafatiller HunterHunter Teafatiller TE 6-03 240 7Sr. Kingsburg Calif. San Joaquin Memorial
3 Thenarse RickeyRickey Thenarse S 6-00 195 5Jr. Los Angeles Calif. Jordan
79 Thompson BrandonBrandon Thompson OL 6-06 295 1Fr. The Woodlands Texas The Woodlands
37 Thomsen KevinKevin Thomsen FB 6-02 240 2RFr. Elkhorn Neb. Elkhorn
23 Thorell LanceLance Thorell CB 190 2RFr. Loomis Neb. Loomis
59 Thorson BrianBrian Thorson OL 6-03 280 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Millard North
97 Titchener DanDan Titchener P 6-00 200 7Sr. Cheyenne Wyo. East
50 Toailoa QuentinQuentin Toailoa DL 6-04 300 1Fr. Highland Calif. Redlands East Valley
99 Turner BarryBarry Turner DE 6-03 265 7Sr. Antioch Tenn. Brentwood Academy
22 Wald MasonMason Wald DB 5-11 205 1Fr. Birmingham Ala. Vestavia Hills
25 Wallace JeremyJeremy Wallace RB 220 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Bryan
14 Ward LesterLester Ward IB 6-03 215 1Fr. Brenham Texas Brenham
7 Washington LatravisLatravis Washington LB 6-03 225 3So. Bradenton Fla. Bayshore
24 Watson AdamAdam Watson S 6-00 190 3So. Lincoln Neb. Niwot (Colo.)
37 Wesch JakeJake Wesch PK 205 7Sr. North Bend Neb. North Bend Central
5 West AnthonyAnthony West CB 6-00 200 3So. San Diego Calif. Point Loma
45 Whaley AlonzoAlonzo Whaley LB 225 1Fr. Madisonville Texas Madisonville
17 Williams JoshJosh Williams DE 6-04 225 1Fr. Denton Texas Ryan
68 Williams KeithKeith Williams OL 6-05 305 3So. Florissant Mo. McClure North
2 Witt PatrickPatrick Witt QB 6-04 225 2RFr. Wylie Texas Wylie
53 Wortman TylerTyler Wortman LB 6-03 235 7Sr. Grand Island Neb. Central Catholic
47 Yancy WilliamWilliam Yancy DE 6-04 245 2RFr. Glendale Ariz. Ironwood
49 Young DreuDreu Young TE 6-04 245 3So. Cozad Neb. Cozad

Coaching Staff

Bo Pelini - Head Coach
Carl Pelini - Defensive Coordinator
John Papuchis - Coordinator
Tim Beck - Assistant coach
Mike Ekeler - Assistant Coach
Ted Gilmore - Assistant Coach
Shawn Watson - Assistant Coach
Marvin Sanders - Assistant Coach
Barney Cotton - Assistant Coach
Ron Brown - Assistant Coach