Height: 6'0"
Weight: 210
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Skutt Catholic


Jake Archer joins Nebraska as a linebacker after helping Omaha Skutt Catholic High School to a Class B runner-up finish in 2017. As a senior, Archer recorded 131 tackles, including 11 in the state title game. He earned Super-State honors from the Lincoln Journal Star and was named to the Omaha World-Herald all-state and all-area teams. Archer set Skutt records for most tackles in a game (23 in the state semifinals) and in a career (371). He had five sacks and two interceptions as a senior, while adding 687 rushing yards and seven touchdowns. Archer was also an all-state linebacker as a junior when he helped Skutt to the state final.

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