Honors & Awards
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016)
2017 (Redshirt Freshman)
Lambert joined the Nebraska program as a walk-on in 2016, and hopes to compete for playing time at running back this fall. Lambert did not appear in a game for Nebraska, after redshirting in 2016, but still made strides off the field for the Huskers. The Fremont, Nebraska, native earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in fall 2016.
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. Sean has one brother, Michael, and one sister, Haley. He has not declared a major at Nebraska, but did earn a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2016. Outside of football, Sean enjoys fishing.