JANUARY  9, 2019 - At the  Downtown DoubleTree Hotel - 16TH & DODGE ST     OMAHA,  NEBRASKA

 

Chris Weber #49 

#49 Chris Weber

Position: Linebacker

HEIGHT: 6’3″
WEIGHT: 240
YEAR: Senior
HOMETOWN: Omaha, Neb.
HIGH SCHOOL: Elkhorn
MAJOR: Nutrition Science

 

Drew Brown

#34 Drew Brown

Position: Place Kicker
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lombard, Ill.
High School: Montini Catholic

 

 

 

 

 

 

Luke McNitt

#41 Luke McNitt

 

Position: Fullback
Height: 6’3″
Weight: 240
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
High School: Southwest

 

 

2017 NOVAK TROPHY WINNER
(The Tom Novak trophy was established in 1950 and is presented to the Senior who “best exemplifies courage and determination despite all odds in the manner of Nebraska All-American center Tom Novak.)

 

Chris Weber. # 49

Honors & Awards
» Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2015, 2016, 2017)

» CoSIDA Academic All-District VII (2015. 2016)
» Academic All-Big Ten (2014, 2015, 2016)
» Nebraska Walk-on of the Year (2015)

» Eight-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017) 
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

 

2017 Season Notes
» Recorded a then-season-high 10 tackles at Oregon, including a tackle for loss
» Recorded first career sack and interception at Illinois
» Had career-high two pass breakups against Wisconsin
» Posted a season-high 15 tackles, including a tackle for loss, against Ohio State

2017 GUY CHAMBERLIN TROPHY WINNER
(The Guy Chamberlin trophy was inaugurated in 1967 in memory of the former UNL All-America football player and is presented to the Senior player who has shown by his play and contributions to the betterment of the University of Nebraska football squad that he has the qualities and dedication of Guy Chamberlin to the great Cornhusker tradition.)

 

Drew Brown # 34

Honors & Awards
» Senior CLASS Award Candidate (2017)
» Wuerffel Trophy Watch List (2016)

» Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Watch List (2016)
» Lou Groza Award Watch List (2016)
» Second-Team All-Big Ten (Media, Associated Press, 2015)
» Honorable-Mention All-Big Ten (Coaches, 2015; Media, 2016)
» NCAA Record for Field Goals in a Half, Tied Record (5, 1st Half vs. Southern Miss)
» Memorial Stadium Record for Most Field Goals, Tied Record (5 vs. Southern Miss)
» Nebraska Sophomore Record for Season Field Goals (21 in 2015)
» Nebraska Freshman Scoring Record (101 in 2015)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2014; Spring 2016, 2017)
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2015, 2016, 2017)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015, 2016, 2017)

2017 Season Notes
» Made a pair of field goals, including a 41-yarder, in the opener against Arkansas State
» Became the third Husker with at least 50 field goals when he connected on a pair of kicks in the Northern Illinois game. He also became the sixth Husker to reach at least 300 points in the game against NIU.
» Connected on a pair of fourth quarter field goals against Rutgers
» Made four field goals at Purdue including a season-long 44-yarder to open the scoring. With his four field goals, Brown increased his career field goal total to 57, tying his brother, Kris, for second place on the NU career field goals list
» Made one field goal against Northwestern to take sole possession of second place on the NU career field goals list

2017 CLETUS FISCHER NATIVE SON AWARD WINNER
Selected by the Husker coaches and presented annually to the senior player who best exemplifies the following qualities: good work ethic; competiveness; leadership;forthrightness; sense of humor; pride; loyalty; and love of Nebraska.

Luke McNitt #41

Honors and Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2015, 2016)

» Nebraska Lifter of the Year (2016)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Spring 2017)
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2017)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)

 

2017 Season Notes
» Earned his first start of the season at fullback against Wisconsin