2017 Season Notes
» Became the fifth true freshman offensive lineman to start a game at Nebraska since freshmen regained eligibility in the early 1970s after earning the start at right tackle against Rutgers. Jaimes is just the 11th Husker offensive lineman to play as a true freshman.
Before Nebraska (Lake Travis HS)
Brenden Jaimes (pronounced HIGH-mus) brings a championship pedigree to the Nebraska program. A Texas native, Jaimes is part of an impressive collection offensive linemen in the Huskers’ 2017 recruiting class.
The 6-5, 250-pound Jaimes was a standout on the offensive line at Lake Travis High School in Austin. Jaimes paved the way for an offense that averaged nearly 500 yards per game, including better than 290 passing yards per game. Lake Travis posted a 15-1 record en route to a Class 6A, Division 1 state title. Coach Hank Carter’s team was also ranked among the nation’s top prep teams in 2016.
Jaimes was named the District Offensive Lineman of the Year and was a Class 6A honorable-mention all-state choice. Jaimes was also a standout in 2015, when Lake Travis posted a 15-1 record and was the Class 6A state runner-up.
Jaimes is ranked among the top 300 overall prospects in the nation by Scout.com, which also listed him as one of the nation’s top 30 offensive tackles and the third-best tackle prospect in Texas. He was also listed among the top 50 tackles in the nation by both ESPN and 247 Sports.
Jaimes committed to the Huskers in April and only visited Nebraska. He also had offers from Baylor, Cal, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa State, TCU, Texas and Texas Tech to name a few schools. Jaimes was born on May 28, 1999.