2012 roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. City State School
8 Abdullah AmeerAmeer Abdullah IB 5-09 185 3So. Homewood Ala. Homewood
33 Afalava JaredJared Afalava LB 6-03 215 1Fr. South Jordan Utah Bingham
18 Alexander LeRoyLeRoy Alexander DB 6-00 185 1Fr. Toledo Ohio Whitmer
7 Allen TaariqTaariq Allen WR 6-03 200 2RFr. Weston Mass. The Rivers School
70 Anderson KennyKenny Anderson DT 6-02 260 7Sr. Omaha Neb. Millard West
8 Anderson ZaireZaire Anderson LB 5-11 220 5Jr. Philadelphia Pa. Riverside CC, Frankford
9 Ankrah JasonJason Ankrah DE 6-04 265 5Jr. Gaithersburg Md. Quince Orchard
4 Armstrong Jr. TommyTommy Armstrong Jr. QB 215 1Fr. Cibolo Texas Steele
70 Ash NickNick Ash OL 6-05 285 5Jr. Keller Texas Keller
47 Ashburn WalkerWalker Ashburn DE 6-02 255 3So. Kenner La. John Curtis
80 Bell KennyKenny Bell WR 185 3So. Boulder Colo. Fairview
39 Blatchford JustinJustin Blatchford S 200 7Sr. Ponca Neb. Ponca
83 Blum JaredJared Blum TE 6-04 230 1Fr. Gretna Neb. Gretna
37 Bondi MauroMauro Bondi PK 6-00 200 3So. Boca Raton Fla. West Boca Raton
9 Broekemeier TysonTyson Broekemeier QB 190 2RFr. Aurora Neb. Aurora
28 Brown ThomasThomas Brown LB 6-02 210 1Fr. Gardena Calif. Junipero Serra
22 Burkhead RexRex Burkhead IB 5-11 210 7Sr. Plano Texas Plano Senior High
46 Burtch SamSam Burtch WR 6-03 190 2RFr. Murdock Neb. Elmwood-Murdock
15 Carnes BrionBrion Carnes WR 200 3So. Bradenton Fla. Manatee
7 Carter JosephJoseph Carter DE 6-05 265 7Sr. Jackson S.C. Chaffey College, Silver Bluff
51 Chapek BrandonBrandon Chapek OL 6-05 310 5Jr. Wahoo Neb. Bishop Neumann
77 Choi Seung HoonSeung Hoon Choi OL 6-02 295 7Sr. Lincoln Neb. Christian
43 Chvatal ColeCole Chvatal WR 5-11 175 1Fr. Wahoo Neb. Bishop Neumann
91 Clare ColinColin Clare PK 5-10 170 1Fr. Lincoln Neb. Southeast
34 Collins CarsonCarson Collins FB 5-10 220 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Burke
51 Compton WillWill Compton LB 6-02 230 7Sr. Bonne Terre Mo. North County
6 Cooper CoreyCorey Cooper S 210 3So. Maywood Ill. Proviso East
81 Cotton BenBen Cotton TE 6-06 255 7Sr. Ames Iowa Ames
68 Cotton JakeJake Cotton OL 6-06 295 3So. Lincoln Neb. Southeast
84 Cotton SamSam Cotton TE 6-04 230 1Fr. Lincoln Neb. Southeast
67 Criss ScottScott Criss OL 6-03 280 5Jr. Omaha Neb. Wyoming, Creighton Prep
32 Cross ImaniImani Cross IB 225 1Fr. Gainesville Ga. North Hall
96 Curry AaronAaron Curry DT 280 1Fr. Keller Texas Fossil Ridge
23 Davie DanielDaniel Davie CB 185 2RFr. Beatrice Neb. Beatrice
31 Dean JaseJase Dean CB 6-00 200 7Sr. Bridgeport Neb. Bridgeport
87 Dixon TaylorTaylor Dixon WR 5-11 195 7Sr. Wauneta Neb. Wauneta-Palisade
88 Dzuris RossRoss Dzuris DE 6-03 235 1Fr. Plattsmouth Neb. Plattsmouth
18 Enunwa QuincyQuincy Enunwa WR 6-02 215 5Jr. Moreno Valley Calif. Rancho Verde
17 Evans CianteCiante Evans CB 5-11 185 5Jr. Arlington Texas Juan Seguin
88 Evans TylerTyler Evans WR 200 3So. Waverly Neb. Waverly
25 Felici JoeyJoey Felici CB 5-09 175 3So. Omaha Neb. Millard South
42 Fisher SeanSean Fisher LB 6-06 230 7Sr. Omaha Neb. Millard North
27 Foltz SamSam Foltz WR 185 1Fr. Greeley Neb. Grand Island
30 Foster DerekDerek Foster CB 5-11 190 3So. Elm Creek Neb. Elm Creek
42 Foster TreyTrey Foster TE 6-00 235 1Fr. Lincoln Neb. Southeast
23 Frazier KingKing Frazier IB 6-00 205 1Fr. Lee’s Summit Mo. Lee’s Summit
17 Fyfe RykerRyker Fyfe QB 6-02 180 1Fr. Grand Island Neb. Grand Island
38 Gabriel AaronAaron Gabriel LB 6-00 210 1Fr. Marion Ohio Harding
95 Gangwish JackJack Gangwish LB 6-02 230 2RFr. Wood River Neb. Wood River
11 Green AndrewAndrew Green CB 6-00 195 5Jr. San Antonio Texas Madison
5 Heard BraylonBraylon Heard IB 5-11 185 3So. Youngstown Ohio Cardinal Mooney
45 Hovey LaneLane Hovey WR 6-04 190 1Fr. Adel Iowa Adel-Desoto-Minburn
85 Hyland KCKC Hyland WR 6-06 215 7Sr. Lincoln Neb. Pius X
27 Jackson CharlesCharles Jackson CB 5-11 175 1Fr. Spring Texas Klein Collins
72 Jackson JustinJustin Jackson OL 6-03 280 7Sr. Roca Neb. Norris
29 Jameson SethSeth Jameson CB 200 5Jr. Southlake Texas Southlake Carroll
35 Janovich AndyAndy Janovich FB 215 1Fr. Gretna Neb. Gretna
16 Jean-Baptiste StanleyStanley Jean-Baptiste CB 6-03 215 5Jr. Miami Fla. Fort Scott CC, Westlake Prep
50 Johns GarretGarret Johns OL 6-00 275 1Fr. Aurora Neb. Aurora
12 Kellogg III RonRon Kellogg III QB 210 5Jr. Omaha Neb. Westside
44 Kreikemeier MicahMicah Kreikemeier LB 6-03 220 7Sr. West Point Neb. Central Catholic
24 Kuzu MuratMurat Kuzu IB 5-11 195 2RFr. Plano Texas Plano Senior
95 Lindsay SpencerSpencer Lindsay PK 5-10 190 1Fr. Kearney Neb. Kearney
75 Long ChrisChris Long OL 6-04 280 2RFr. Blair Neb. Blair
41 Long JakeJake Long TE 6-04 240 5Jr. Elkhorn Neb. Elkhorn
61 Long SpencerSpencer Long OL 6-04 305 5Jr. Elkhorn Neb. Elkhorn
96 Maher BrettBrett Maher P/PK 6-00 185 7Sr. Kearney Neb. Kearney
92 Mangieri P.J.P.J. Mangieri LS 6-04 240 7Sr. Peoria Ill. Dunlap
49 Manninger MattMatt Manninger LB 220 7Sr. Omaha Neb. Creighton Prep
6 Marlowe TimTim Marlowe WR 5-10 175 7Sr. Youngstown Ohio Cardinal Mooney
19 Marrow MikeMike Marrow FB 6-02 250 5Jr. Holland Ohio Eastern Michigan, Central Catholic
14 Marsh BronsonBronson Marsh QB 6-00 195 2RFr. Omaha Neb. Millard South
46 Martin EricEric Martin DE 6-02 250 7Sr. Moreno Valley Calif. Rancho Verde
3 Martinez TaylorTaylor Martinez QB 200 5Jr. Corona Calif. Centennial
54 McCann MitchMitch McCann LB 6-00 220 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Burke
89 McDermott ConorConor McDermott TE 6-02 245 7Sr. Omaha Neb. Creighton Prep
90 McMullen GregGreg McMullen DE 6-03 280 1Fr. Akron Ohio Hoban
34 Meredith CameronCameron Meredith DE 6-04 260 7Sr. Huntington Beach Calif. Mater Dei
32 Milliken GregGreg Milliken CB 200 1Fr. Wahoo Neb. Wahoo
5 Mitchell JoshJosh Mitchell CB 5-11 155 3So. Corona Calif. Eleanor Roosevelt
2 Moore AlonzoAlonzo Moore WR 6-02 170 1Fr. Winnfield La. Winnfield Senior
94 Moss AveryAvery Moss DE 6-02 260 1Fr. Tempe Ariz. Corona Del Sol
74 Moudy MikeMike Moudy OL 6-05 305 3So. Castle Rock Colo. Douglas County
29 Nabity GrahamGraham Nabity IB 6-00 200 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Elkhorn
39 Nelson JordanJordan Nelson IB 5-07 170 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Burke
69 Nickens BrodrickBrodrick Nickens OL 6-05 305 5Jr. Alliance Neb. Alliance
12 Osborne CourtneyCourtney Osborne S 6-03 200 7Sr. Garland Texas South Garland
21 Osborne StevenSteven Osborne WR 6-04 205 7Sr. Garland Texas South Garland
54 Painter RobbyRobby Painter OL 6-04 250 1Fr. Centennial Colo. Grandview
56 Pelini MarkMark Pelini OL 6-00 285 3So. Youngstown Ohio Cardinal Mooney
62 Pensick ColeCole Pensick OL 6-02 275 5Jr. Lincoln Neb. Northeast
78 Price GivensGivens Price OL 6-04 290 2RFr. Houston Texas Alief Taylor
76 Qvale BrentBrent Qvale OL 6-07 315 5Jr. Williston N.D. Williston
53 Randle ThadThad Randle DT 295 5Jr. Galena Park Texas North Shore
25 Reed KylerKyler Reed TE 6-03 230 7Sr. Shawnee Kan. St. Thomas Aquinas
65 Reeves RyneRyne Reeves OL 6-03 295 2RFr. Crete Neb. Crete
44 Reilly BrandonBrandon Reilly WR 180 1Fr. Lincoln Neb. Southwest
19 Richards WilWil Richards S 5-11 195 5Jr. Lee’s Summit Mo. Lee’s Summit West
22 Ridder AnthonyAnthony Ridder CB 6-02 195 2RFr. West Point Neb. West Point Central Catholic
98 Ridder EddieEddie Ridder TE 6-06 230 2RFr. Elkhorn Neb. Mount Michael Benedictine
43 Roach TrevorTrevor Roach LB 6-02 230 3So. Elkhorn Neb. Elkhorn
63 Rodriguez AndrewAndrew Rodriguez OL 6-06 325 5Jr. Aurora Neb. Aurora
97 Rome ChaseChase Rome DT 6-03 285 3So. Columbia Mo. Rock Bridge
14 Rose JonathanJonathan Rose CB 180 3So. Leeds Ala. Auburn, Leeds
15 Rose-Ivey MichaelMichael Rose-Ivey LB 5-11 230 1Fr. Kansas City Mo. Rockhurst
59 Sailors WillWill Sailors OL 6-03 270 2RFr. Lincoln Neb. Northeast
41 Santos DavidDavid Santos LB 6-00 220 2RFr. Spring Texas Klein Collins
4 Seisay MohammedMohammed Seisay CB 6-02 200 5Jr. Springfield Va. Eastern Arizona JC, West Springfield
56 Simpson BradBrad Simpson LB 6-00 195 1Fr. Omaha Neb. Ralston
71 Sirles JeremiahJeremiah Sirles OL 6-06 310 5Jr. Lakewood Colo. Bear Creek
13 Smith P.J.P.J. Smith S 6-02 210 7Sr. River Ridge La. John Curtis
3 Stafford DaimionDaimion Stafford S 205 7Sr. Norco Calif Chaffey College, Norco
59 Starkebaum ColbyColby Starkebaum LB 220 5Jr. Sterling Colo. Sterling
55 Steinkuhler BakerBaker Steinkuhler DT 6-06 290 7Sr. Lincoln Neb. Southwest
57 Sterup ZachZach Sterup OL 6-08 300 2RFr. Hastings Neb. Hastings St. Cecilia
38 Stoddard GrahamGraham Stoddard FB 6-02 230 7Sr. Lincoln Neb. Southwest
86 Sutton DavidDavid Sutton TE 6-03 240 2RFr. Lincoln Neb Southeast
79 Thompson BrandonBrandon Thompson OL 6-06 300 7Sr. The Woodlands Texas The Woodlands
55 Thurston PaulPaul Thurston OL 6-05 275 1Fr. Arvada Colo. Arvada West
10 Turner JamalJamal Turner WR 185 3So. Arlington Texas Sam Houston
61 Uher JeffJeff Uher DT 280 3So. Omaha Neb. Creighton Prep
66 Utter DylanDylan Utter OL 300 1Fr. Papillion Neb. Papillion-LaVista
98 Valentine VincentVincent Valentine DT 6-03 320 1Fr. Edwardsville Ill. Edwardsville
91 Vestal DonovanDonovan Vestal DE 6-05 260 3So. Arlington Texas Bowie
26 Wade YusefYusef Wade CB 5-10 185 3So. Lincoln Neb. North Star
1 Westerkamp JordanJordan Westerkamp WR 6-00 200 1Fr. Lombard Ill. Montini Catholic
45 Whaley AlonzoAlonzo Whaley LB 230 7Sr. Madisonville Texas Madisonville
58 Whitaker CoreyCorey Whitaker OL 6-04 280 1Fr. Murrieta Calif. Vista Murrieta
24 Williams AustinAustin Williams LB 6-00 200 3So. Omaha Neb. Burke
16 Williams EvanEvan Williams QB 5-11 185 1Fr. Foster City Calif. Tilton School, Archbishop Riordan
92 Williams KevinKevin Williams DT 6-02 265 2RFr. Holland Ohio Springfield
82 Wullenwaber TylerTyler Wullenwaber WR 195 3So. Utica Neb. Centennial
30 Wynne Jr. RichardRichard Wynne Jr. WR 5-09 180 2RFr. Omaha Neb. Creighton Prep
31 Zimmerer C.J.C.J. Zimmerer FB 6-00 230 5Jr. Omaha Neb. Gross

Coaching Staff

Bo Pelini - Head Coach
John Papuchis - Coordinator
Tim Beck - Assistant coach
Ross Els - Assistant Coach
Rich Fisher - Assistant Coach
John Garrison - Assistant Coach
Terry Joseph - Assistant Coach
Rick Kaczenski - Assistant Coach
Barney Cotton - Assistant Coach
Ron Brown - Assistant Coach