Honors & Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2017)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016; Spring 2017)
2017 (Redshirt Freshman)
Sean Lambert joined the Husker program as a walk-on in 2016 and is expected to add depth at I-back this fall. A Fremont, Neb., native, Lambert redshirted in his first season at Nebraska. He started strong academically, earning a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll each of his first two semesters.
Lambert redshirted in his first season and worked on the scout team offense.
Before Nebraska (Fremont)
Lambert played three years on varsity for Head Coach Seth McClain and the Fremont Tigers at both the running back and linebacker positions. As a senior, Lambert rushed for 1,057 yards and 13 touchdowns and had 100 receiving yards and one touchdown reception. On defense, Lambert recorded 117 solo tackles and one interception in three seasons. As a standout on special teams, Lambert finished with 870 total kickoff-return yards, including a career-high 486 yards as a junior and a total of 26 returns for touchdowns. A two-time all-conference pick, Lambert set the school record for most career yards (2,179) and most rushing yards in a game with 254 (2014).
Lambert was also a member of the wrestling team, where he was a four-time state qualifier. In 2015, he finished fourth at state in Class A. In 2016, he finished runner-up with a 32-2 record. He broke the school record for most wins in a season with 35 (2015) and is tied for second in school history for most career wins (113).
Lambert was a two-time academic all-state pick and a 10-time academic all-conference honoree, finishing with a 3.8 GPA.
Sean is the son of Tim and Michele Lambert and was born on Nov. 21, 1997. He has not declared a major, but did earn a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in each of his first two semesters. Lambert has volunteered his time with hospital outreach visits and the Souper Bowl of Caring.