The group is led by 25 football players who have been named to the team four or more times, including six student-athletes who have been named to the honor roll seven times. That group includes safety Austin Cassidy, defensive end Tyrone Fahie, tight end Ryan Hill, kicker Adi Kunalic, linebacker Blake Lawrence, offensive lineman Luke Lingenfelter and tight end Jay Martin.
Six players were also recognized for completing the fall semester with a 4.0 grade-point average. Those players included Cassidy, defensive end Pierre Allen, linebacker Sean Fisher, defensive backs Josh Mitchell and Rickey Thenarse and fullback C.J. Zimmerer. Overall, Nebraska athletics had 43 student-athletes honored with a 4.0 grade-point average for the semester.