Colton Feist created havoc for his opponents as a defensive tackle at Yutan High School. He helped lead the Chieftains to the Class C-2 state title as a senior when Yutan handed Centennial its only loss with a 27-6 victory. Feist recorded 110 tackles, including 22 for loss as a senior. Additionally, he had 13 sacks, six quarterback hurries, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. Feist was named to the Lincoln Journal Star Super-State team and the Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska team. He was also named an honorary captain of the Class C-2 all-state team. Following his prep career, Feist represented the North Squad in the 2018 Nebraska Shrine Bowl.