Honors & Awards
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)
Redshirt freshman Grant Jordan enters the 2017 season looking to compete for playing time on the Husker defense and special teams. A walk-on from Omaha Westside High School, Jordan is joined on the team by two brothers. Harrison is a senior fullback for NU, while twin brother, Spencer, is a redshirt freshman fullback.
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 William and Kristina Jordan. Grant claimed a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2016. He was a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2017.