After you watch the film for Newell you will see a player with a tremendous combination of size and speed. Newell literally lines up as a stand-up defensive end and also moves inside with his hand in the dirt.
Newell has to figure into Nebraska's immediate plans next year. The 6-foot-3 and 280-pound defensive lineman could play at either of the two interior line spots and athletically he could slide out to a five or even a six in Nebraska's scheme.
257 Tackles, 105 tackles for loss, 33 sacks, 16 forced fumbles, 5 fumbles recovered, 9 blocked PAT, 3 blocked punt and 2 defensive touchdowns… caught 37 passes for 583 yards and 7 touchdowns.
76 Tackles, 32 tackles for loss, 12 sacks, 4 forced fumbles, 3 fumbles recovered, 2 blocked PAT, 1 blocked punt and 1 defensive touchdown… caught 7 passes for 118 yards and 1 touchdown.
2013 Topeka Capital Journal, Kansas All-Class, All State D-Lineman of the Year 2013 Wichita Eagle, Kansas All-Class, All State D-Lineman of the Year 2013 St. Joseph Missouri News Press Defensive Player of the Year 2013 Big 7 All-League (2-Way) Defensive & Offensive Line (Unanimous)2012 Stats
61 tackles, 37 tackles for loss, 5 forced fumbles, 2 Fumble Recovered, 10 sacks, 2 blocked PATs, 1 blocked punt (TD) - 14 catches for 162 yards and 3 TDs
Selected to both the Topeka Capital Journal and Wichita Eagle 1st Team All-State Defense. St Joseph News-Press Defensive Player of the Year. Big 7 All-League defensive line (Unanimous) and also MaxPreps National Junior Class All-American.
Selected to both the Topeka Capital Journal and Wichita Eagle 4A All-State Teams. Selected Honorable Mention defensive line by both and the only sophomore lineman. St Joseph News-Press All-Area 1st Team Defense. Big 7 All-League defensive line (Unanimous).
74 tackles, 26 tackles for loss, 4 forced fumbles, 6 sacks, 4 blocked PATs, 1 blocked punt - 12 catches for 246 yards and 3 TDs
At the 2012 NFTC in Champaign, Ill., Fox Sports named him a Top Overall D-Lineman and Scout.com named him a Top 10 Overall, All-Position Underclassman.