Wide Receiver
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 180
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Gothenburg, Neb.
High School: Gothenburg


Bennett Folkers joins the Huskers as a walk-on in 2018 out of Gothenburg High School in Gothenburg, Neb. Folkers was an honorable mention all-state selection in Class C-1 by the Lincoln Journal Star in 2017, as he helped the Swedes to the first round of the state playoffs. As a junior in 2016, Folkers had 46 receptions for 886 yards with 14 touchdowns. He attended Nebraska’s Friday Night Lights camp in the summer of 2017. Folkers also played basketball for Gothenburg and was an honorable-mention all-state selection as a senior. He chose to walk on at Nebraska over a walk-on offer at Wyoming and scholarship offers from Hastings and Doane.

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