Honors & Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2017)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016; Spring 2017)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2017)
Redshirt freshman Grant Jordan will look to compete for playing time on the Husker defense and special teams in 2017. Jordan spent spring ball working at the linebacker position. A walk-on from Omaha Westside High School, Jordan is joined on the team by two brothers. Harrison is a senior fullback, 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 Biz and Kristina Jordan. He is majoring in political science, and he claimed spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in each of his first two semesters. He was also a member of the Brook Berringer and Tom Osborne Citizenship Teams in 2017. Jordan has volunteered his time with Uplifting Athletes, Husker Heroes, Shop With a Jock and local hospital visits.