Aaryn Kearney joined the Nebraska football office on a full-time basis in February of 2009 as a recruiting staff assistant. Kearney assists in coordinating the recruiting process for the coaching staff including correspondence to prospects and coaches and organizing NCAA compliance records pertaining to recruiting activities and campus visits.
In addition to assisting the coaching staff in recruiting, Kearney is actively involved with the Big Red Football School and coaching clinics. Kearney had worked in the recruiting office as a student worker for the previous year before his full-time appointment. He also serves as Nebraska's contact for NFL scouts.
A native of Auburn, Neb., Kearney has been associated with the Husker football program since 2003, serving as a football student manager for five seasons. Kearney served as the head student manager during the 2007 season and was awarded the Tom and Terri Burnell Student Manager Scholarship that year. Kearney graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in December of 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies.