Freshman running back Brody Belt joined the Nebraska program as a walk-on for the spring semester. The walk-on is a product of Millard West High School, where he earned all-state honors the past two seasons as a versatile offensive threat. Belt joins a talented Nebraska backfield that includes four players with extensive action with the Huskers.
Before Nebraska (Millard West HS)
Belt was named a Lincoln Journal Star second-team all-state running back as a senior in 2017 for state quarterfinalist Millard West. Belt rushed for 1,567 yards and added another 214 yards receiving, as he scored 26 total touchdowns. As a junior in 2016, Belt rushed for 208 yards on 20 carries with five touchdowns, and he was an Omaha World-Herald honorable-mention all-state selection as he helped the Wildcats to the state quarterfinals. Belt also participated in basketball and baseball at Millard West.
Brody was born on April 14, 2000, and is the son of Bob and Amy Belt. He is majoring in finance.