Before Nebraska (Bennington)
Cody Liske was a four-year varsity player for Coach Greg Bohn and the Bennington High School football team. Liske played defense all four years for the Badgers. In his final two seasons, Liske played in 20 games, notched one interception, recovered two fumbles and recorded 174 tackles. He helped the Badgers to the Class B playoffs in 2016.
As a sophomore, he was responsible for 23 tackles, including 15 solo stops. Liske played offense for Bennington in his final two seasons, rushing for 657 yards as a senior and 599 yards a junior. He found the end zone 13 times over the course of the two seasons. As a senior, he caught six passes for 78 yards, including one touchdown. Liske earned first-team all-conference honors, first-team all-area honors and honorable-mention all-state honors in both 2015 and 2016. He was also an academic all-state honoree in 2016. On the track, Liske was the Class B 100-meter dash runner-up in 2016.
He was born on Nov. 2, 1998, and is the son of Matthew and Tiffany Liske.