2009 roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. City State School
95 Allen PierrePierre Allen DE 6-05 265 5Jr. Denver Colo. Thomas Jefferson
21 Amukamara PrincePrince Amukamara CB 200 5Jr. Glendale Ariz. Apollo
70 Anderson KennyKenny Anderson DE 6-02 250 2RFr. Omaha Neb. Millard West
9 Ankrah JasonJason Ankrah DE 6-04 255 1Fr. Gaithersburg Md. Quince Orchard
4 Asante LarryLarry Asante S 215 7Sr. Alexandria Va. Coffeyville CC, Hayfield
70 Ash NickNick Ash OL 6-05 270 1Fr. Keller Texas Keller
66 Barrett CruzCruz Barrett OL 6-04 310 5Jr. Daytona Beach Fla. Mainland
91 Barry RobertRobert Barry TE 6-08 220 1Fr. Battle Creek Neb. Battle Creek
2 Bell AntonioAntonio Bell WR 6-02 180 1Fr. Daytona Beach Fla. Mainland
39 Blatchford JustinJustin Blatchford CB 195 2RFr. Ponca Neb. Ponca
14 Blue AnthonyAnthony Blue CB 5-10 185 3So. Cedar Hill Texas Cedar Hill
9 Broekemeier JoeJoe Broekemeier WR 6-04 210 5Jr. Aurora Neb. Aurora
1 Brooks ChrisChris Brooks WR 6-02 215 7Sr. St. Louis Mo. Hazelwood East
22 Burkhead RexRex Burkhead RB 5-11 200 1Fr. Plano Texas Plano Senior High
22 Camarata JosephJoseph Camarata LB 5-10 225 2RFr. Overland Park Kan. Rockhurst
82 Cammack WesWes Cammack WR 5-11 200 7Sr. DeWitt Neb. Tri County
58 Caputo MikeMike Caputo OL 275 3So. Omaha Neb. Millard North
8 Cassidy AustinAustin Cassidy S 210 3So. Lincoln Neb. Southwest
51 Chapek BrandonBrandon Chapek OL 6-05 325 1Fr. Wahoo Neb. Bishop Neumann
77 Choi Seung HoonSeung Hoon Choi OL 6-02 295 2RFr. Lincoln Neb. Christian
62 Christensen AndyAndy Christensen OL 6-03 305 7Sr. Bennington Neb. Bennington
42 Clark TysonTyson Clark WR 6-04 190 1Fr. Lincoln Neb. East
71 Coffey JesseJesse Coffey OL 6-07 300 1Fr. Denton Texas Guyer
51 Compton WillWill Compton LB 6-02 225 2RFr. Bonne Terre Mo. North County
6 Cooper KhiryKhiry Cooper WR 6-02 195 2RFr. Shreveport La. Calvary Baptist Academy
81 Cotton BenBen Cotton TE 6-06 250 2RFr. Ames Iowa Ames
94 Crick JaredJared Crick DT 6-06 285 3So. Cozad Neb. Cozad
95 Daake TylerTyler Daake P/PK 6-02 195 1Fr. Norfolk Neb. Norfolk Catholic
27 Damkroger JonJon Damkroger P/PK 190 3So. Firth Neb. Nebraska-Omaha, Norris
31 Dean JaseJase Dean CB 6-00 185 2RFr. Bridgeport Neb. Bridgeport
15 Dennard AlfonzoAlfonzo Dennard CB 5-10 190 3So. Rochelle Ga. Wilcox County
52 Dillard PhillipPhillip Dillard LB 240 7Sr. Tulsa Okla. Jenks
87 Dixon TaylorTaylor Dixon WR 5-11 190 2RFr. Wauneta Neb. Wauneta-Palisade
32 Ebke JimJim Ebke S 6-00 210 3So. Lincoln Neb. South Dakota State, East
92 Fahie TyroneTyrone Fahie DE 6-03 255 5Jr. Virginia Beach Va. U.S. Navy, Ocean Lakes
35 Failla NickNick Failla WR 5-10 175 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Millard North
42 Fisher SeanSean Fisher LB 6-06 230 2RFr. Omaha Neb. Millard North
11 Gilleylen CurenskiCurenski Gilleylen WR 6-00 215 3So. Leander Texas Leander
91 Glassman DanDan Glassman DE 6-04 250 5Jr. Omaha Neb. Creighton Prep
7 Gomes DeJonDeJon Gomes CB 6-00 190 5Jr. Hayward Calif. S.F. City College, Logan
11 Green AndrewAndrew Green DB 6-00 175 1Fr. San Antonio Texas Madison
17 Green CodyCody Green QB 6-04 220 1Fr. Dayton Texas Dayton
41 Grove ThomasThomas Grove LB 6-02 225 5Jr. Arlington Neb. Arlington
28 Hagg EricEric Hagg S 6-02 205 5Jr. Peoria Ariz. Ironwood
80 Harvey DavidDavid Harvey DE 6-04 270 7Sr. La Plata Md. McDonough
30 Hays MikeMike Hays FB 235 3So. Papillion Neb. Papillion-LaVista
10 Helu Jr. RoyRoy Helu Jr. IB 6-00 215 5Jr. Danville Calif. San Ramon Valley
90 Henery AlexAlex Henery PK/P 6-02 175 5Jr. Omaha Neb. Burke
74 Henry RickyRicky Henry OL 6-04 300 5Jr. Omaha Neb. N.D. State College of Science, Burke
8 Henry WillWill Henry WR 6-05 215 5Jr. El Paso Texas J.M. Hanks
67 Hickman JacobJacob Hickman OL 6-04 290 7Sr. Bakersfield Calif. Centennial
80 Hill RyanRyan Hill TE 6-03 250 3So. Arvada Colo. Arvada West
35 Holt MattMatt Holt LB 6-00 200 3So. Lee’s Summitt Mo. West
18 Holt MenelikMenelik Holt WR 6-04 220 7Sr. San Diego Calif. St. Augustine
57 Hron MitchMitch Hron LB 6-02 220 1Fr. Schuyler Neb. Schuyler
85 Hyland KCKC Hyland WR 6-06 210 2RFr. Lincoln Neb. Pius X
58 Jackson JustinJustin Jackson DL 6-03 270 2RFr. Roca Neb. Norris
29 Jameson SethSeth Jameson S 180 1Fr. Southlake Texas Southlake Carroll
28 Jones AustinAustin Jones IB 5-10 210 3So. Aurora Colo. Smoky Hill
73 Jones D.J.D.J. Jones OL 6-05 315 5Jr. Omaha Neb. Central
52 Jones DwightDwight Jones OL 6-04 245 1Fr. Gretna Neb. Gretna
78 Jones MarcelMarcel Jones OL 6-07 310 3So. Phoenix Ariz. Trevor Browne
78 Kanne ColinColin Kanne DL 6-04 250 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Millard West
12 Kellogg III RonRon Kellogg III QB 215 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Westside
89 Kerr J.T.J.T. Kerr TE 6-04 245 1Fr. San Diego Calif. Scripps Ranch
4 Kildow TyTy Kildow WR 5-07 165 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Millard South
84 Kinnie BrandonBrandon Kinnie WR 6-03 215 3So. Kansas City Mo. Fort Scott CC, Grandview
85 Klingelhoefer FaronFaron Klingelhoefer DT 6-02 255 3So. Amherst Neb. Nebraska-Kearney, Amherst
54 Koehler ColtonColton Koehler LB 230 7Sr. Harvard Neb. Nebraska Wesleyan, Harvard
44 Kreikemeier MicahMicah Kreikemeier LB 6-03 220 2RFr. West Point Neb. Central Catholic
93 Kuhl AdamAdam Kuhl LS 6-02 270 1Fr. Maple Valley Iowa Maple Valley Community
1 Kunalic AdiAdi Kunalic PK 6-00 190 5Jr. Fort Worth Texas North Crowley
40 Lawrence BlakeBlake Lawrence LB 6-03 225 5Jr. Shawnee Mission Kan. Shawnee Mission West
5 Lee ZacZac Lee QB 6-02 215 5Jr. San Francisco Calif. S.F. City College, St. Ignatius Prep
48 Legate TylerTyler Legate FB 5-10 225 3So. Neligh Neb. Neligh-Oakdale
37 Lewis TyroneTyrone Lewis LB 6-02 195 1Fr. Lincoln Neb. North Star
75 Lingenfelter LukeLuke Lingenfelter OL 6-04 275 3So. Plainview Neb. Plainview
41 Long JakeJake Long TE 6-04 220 1Fr. Elkhorn Neb. Elkhorn
81 Long SpencerSpencer Long DE 6-04 250 1Fr. Elkhorn Neb. Elkhorn
96 Maher BrettBrett Maher P/PK 6-00 170 2RFr. Kearney Neb. Kearney
92 Mangieri P.J.P.J. Mangieri LS 6-04 250 1Fr. Peoria Ill. Dunlap
49 Manninger MattMatt Manninger LB 220 2RFr. Omaha Neb. Creighton Prep
26 Marlowe TimTim Marlowe WR 5-10 175 2RFr. Youngstown Ohio Cardinal Mooney
63 Martin BenBen Martin DT 6-04 260 5Jr. Lincoln Neb. Southwest
46 Martin EricEric Martin LB 6-02 215 1Fr. Moreno Valley Calif. Rancho Verde
88 Martin JayJay Martin TE 6-02 230 3So. Waverly Neb. Waverly
3 Martinez TaylorTaylor Martinez QB 185 1Fr. Corona Calif. Centennial
36 May MathewMathew May LB 215 3So. Imperial Neb. Chase County
86 McClure MychaelMychael McClure TE 6-05 235 2RFr. Wisner Neb. Wisner-Pilger
65 McDermott ColinColin McDermott DE 6-02 250 2RFr. Omaha Neb. Creighton Prep
66 McDermott ConorConor McDermott DE 6-02 250 2RFr. Omaha Neb. Creighton Prep
44 McNeill MikeMike McNeill TE 6-04 240 5Jr. Kirkwood Mo. Kirkwood
67 Meginnis SamSam Meginnis LS 6-02 225 2RFr. Lincoln Neb. East
32 Mendoza MarcusMarcus Mendoza WR 5-10 190 3So. Houston Texas Spring Woods
34 Meredith CameronCameron Meredith DE 6-04 260 2RFr. Huntington Beach Calif. Mater Dei
63 Meyer DerekDerek Meyer OL 6-05 315 7Sr. Campbell Neb. Kansas State, Silver Lake
2 Middleton LazarriLazarri Middleton DB 175 1Fr. Long Beach Calif. Poly
68 Molek JoshJosh Molek DT 6-03 245 2RFr. Omaha Neb. Skutt Catholic
90 Moore TerrenceTerrence Moore DT 6-03 285 3So. New Orleans La. McDonogh 35
43 Moravec BrentBrent Moravec S 6-00 185 2RFr. Grand Island Neb. Central Catholic
69 Nickens BrodrickBrodrick Nickens OL 6-05 285 1Fr. Alliance Neb. Alliance
33 O’Hanlon MattMatt O’Hanlon S 5-11 200 7Sr. Bellevue Neb. Bellevue East
29 Okafor CollinsCollins Okafor IB 225 2RFr. Omaha Neb. Westside
12 Osborne CourtneyCourtney Osborne S 6-03 195 2RFr. Garland Texas South Garland
21 Osborne StevenSteven Osborne WR 6-04 200 2RFr. Garland Texas South Garland
83 Partington JosephJoseph Partington WR 6-02 190 3So. Grand Island Neb. UNO, Central Catholic
24 Paul NilesNiles Paul WR 215 5Jr. Omaha Neb. North
56 Paulsen DevinDevin Paulsen LB 6-02 210 1Fr. Lincoln Neb. Christian
62 Pensick ColeCole Pensick DL 6-02 250 1Fr. Lincoln Neb. Northeast
76 Qvale BrentBrent Qvale OL 6-07 330 1Fr. Williston N.D. Williston
53 Randle ThadThad Randle DL 260 1Fr. Galena Park Texas North Shore
25 Reed KylerKyler Reed TE 6-03 230 2RFr. Shawnee Kan. St. Thomas Aquinas
16 Richards WilWil Richards DB 5-11 195 1Fr. Lee’s Summit Mo. Lee’s Summit West
27 Robinson DontrayevousDontrayevous Robinson RB 215 1Fr. Euless Texas Trinity
57 Sirles JeremiahJeremiah Sirles OL 6-06 310 1Fr. Lakewood Colo. Bear Creek
65 Smith MikeMike Smith OL 6-06 295 5Jr. Las Vegas Nev. Palo Verde
13 Smith P.J.P.J. Smith S 6-02 210 2RFr. River Ridge La. John Curtis
7 Spano KodyKody Spano QB 6-02 215 2RFr. Stephenville Texas Stephenville
59 Starkebaum ColbyColby Starkebaum LB 195 1Fr. Sterling Colo. Sterling
55 Steinkuhler BakerBaker Steinkuhler DT 6-06 290 2RFr. Lincoln Neb. Southwest
38 Stoddard GrahamGraham Stoddard LB 6-02 230 2RFr. Lincoln Neb. Southwest
93 Suh NdamukongNdamukong Suh DT 6-04 300 7Sr. Portland Ore. Grant
3 Thenarse RickeyRickey Thenarse S 6-00 205 7Sr. Los Angeles Calif. Jordan
79 Thompson BrandonBrandon Thompson OL 6-06 295 2RFr. The Woodlands Texas The Woodlands
37 Thomsen KevinKevin Thomsen FB 6-02 235 3So. Elkhorn Neb. Elkhorn
23 Thorell LanceLance Thorell CB 195 3So. Loomis Neb. Loomis
59 Thorson BrianBrian Thorson OL 6-03 280 2RFr. Omaha Neb. Millard North
50 Toailoa QuentinQuentin Toailoa OL 6-04 295 2RFr. Highland Calif. Redlands East Valley
99 Turner BarryBarry Turner DE 6-03 265 7Sr. Antioch Tenn. Brentwood Academy
34 Wallace JeremyJeremy Wallace RB 230 2RFr. Omaha Neb. Bryan
14 Ward LesterLester Ward IB 6-03 215 2RFr. Brenham Texas Brenham
10 Washington DijonDijon Washington DB 6-00 175 1Fr. Lawndale Calif. Leuzinger
15 Washington LatravisLatravis Washington QB 6-03 225 5Jr. Bradenton Fla. Bayshore
16 Watson AdamAdam Watson WR 6-00 185 5Jr. Lincoln Neb. Niwot (Colo.)
47 Wells BrettBrett Wells TE 6-04 190 1Fr. St. Paul Neb. St. Paul
5 West AnthonyAnthony West CB 6-00 200 5Jr. San Diego Calif. Point Loma
45 Whaley AlonzoAlonzo Whaley LB 225 2RFr. Madisonville Texas Madisonville
48 Williams ChrisChris Williams LB 6-00 220 1Fr. Abilene Texas Abilene
98 Williams JoshJosh Williams DE 6-04 245 2RFr. Denton Texas Ryan
68 Williams KeithKeith Williams OL 6-05 315 5Jr. Florissant Mo. McClure North
49 Young DreuDreu Young TE 6-04 250 5Jr. Cozad Neb. Cozad
31 Zimmerer C.J.C.J. Zimmerer RB 6-00 220 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Gross

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