Honors & Awards
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013)
Jordan Ackerman redshirted his first season at Nebraska.
Before Nebraska (Southeast HS)
Jordan Ackerman is one of two Lincoln Southeast products in the 2013 class of walk-ons. The 6-3, 240-pound Ackerman was a versatile player for Coach Ryan Gottula and the Knights, and he could line up on either side of the ball at Nebraska. As a tight end he caught six passes for 69 yards and a touchdown. Defensively, Ackerman had 38 tackles, including 15 solo stops and 3.5 sacks to help Southeast to the Class A state quarterfinals in 2012, Ackerman earned honorable-mention all-state accolades as a senior from both the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star. He was also a first-team all-city and all-conference choice. As a junior, Ackerman was part of the Knights' Class A state championship team.
Ackerman is the son of Gary Ackerman and Jenni Teel, and was born on May 4, 1995.