Honors & Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2016)
» Nine-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2014, 2015, 2016)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2015, 2016)
Spencer Lindsay was a key member of the Husker specialist unit throughout his Nebraska career.A walk-on from Kearney, Lindsay saw limited duty on kickoffs each of his final three seasons at Nebraska, while also serving as a reserve behind all-conference kicker Drew Brown.
Lindsay was a standout in the classroom, earning recognition on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll each of his nine semesters on campus. Lindsay earned his degree in history December of 2016. He is also a three-time member of the Brook Berringer Citizenship Team.
Lindsay appeared in three games during his senior season, with his most extensive action against Maryland on Senior Day, after Brown was injured on the opening kickoff. Lindsday responded by making all four of his PAT tries. He also had an extra point in the opener against Fresno State.
Lindsay added depth behind Drew Brown at place-kicker. He had one kickoff against South Alabama.
Lindsay kicked off against Rutgers and Purdue and had one touchback in nine attempts.
2013 (Redshirt Freshman)
Lindsay added depth at kicker, but did not play in a game.
Lindsay redshirted in his first season in the program.
Before Nebraska (Kearney HS)
Lindsay was one of the top kickers in Nebraska, earning honorable-mention all-state accolades from both the Lincoln Journal Star and the Omaha World-Herald as a senior at Kearney High. Lindsay made all 33 PAT attempts and was 6-of-9 on field goals with a long of 44 yards. Lindsay booted nearly 75 percent of his kickoffs for touchbacks and averaged 33.7 yards per punt. As a junior, Lindsay was 11-of-13 on field goals. He also shined at wide receiver as a senior for the Bearcats, catching 17 passes for 271 yards and two touchdowns.
The son of Katherine Keifer and Bill Lindsay, Spencer was born on Aug. 12, 1993. He majored in history. Lindsay has volunteered his time with Uplifting Athletes, FCA, Husker Hotline, Husker Heroes, NFL Fuel Up to Play 60 and local hospital visits. His outreach work has earned him a spot on the Brook Berringer and Tom Osborne Citizenship Teams each of the past three seasons.
Lindsay's Career Statistics
» Games Played: 5; 2 in 2014, 3 in 2016