Honors & Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2017)
» Four-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017, 2018)
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2017, 2018)
Sophomore Grant Jordan will add depth at the linebacker position this fall, while also pushing to contribute on the Huskers’ special teams units. The 6-2, 205-pound Jordan spent the spring working on the inside and has the versatility to play multiple positions. A walk-on from Omaha Westside, Jordan is joined on the team by twin brother, Spencer, also a sophomore linebacker. Grant’s older brother, Harrison, was a fullback for the Huskers and completed his eligibility in 2017.
Grant Jordan was an Academic All-Big Ten selection in 2017.
2017 (Redshirt Freshman)
Jordan added depth at linebacker but did not appear in a game.
Jordan redshirted and worked on the scout team defense.
Before Nebraska (Omaha Westside HS)
Jordan was an outside linebacker and tight end for Omaha Westside, where he helped the Warriors to two state playoff appearances. As a junior in 2014, Jordan played 10 games and recorded 31 solo tackles and 13 assisted tackles. He added six tackles for loss and four sacks. Jordan also returned an interception 85 yards for a touchdown, helping the Warriors to the quarterfinals of the Class A State playoffs. Westside also qualified for the state playoffs in 2015.
Grant was born on Jan. 4, 1998, and is the son of Biz and Kristina Jordan. He is majoring in child, youth and family studies and is a four-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. He was also a member of the Brook Berringer and Tom Osborne Citizenship Teams in 2017 and 2018. Jordan has volunteered his time with the Nebraska Football Road Race, Family Wellness Night, Husker Connect, Husker Heroes, Shop With a Jock and local hospital visits.