Grant Schumacher joins the Nebraska program as a walk-on prospect
from Lincoln Pius X High School. Schumacher was one of the top place-kickers in
the state of Nebraska, and is a talented multi-sport athlete for the
Thunderbolts. Schumacher connected on 10-of-13 field goals and all 30 PAT
attempts as a senior for Coach Tim Aylward's team. Schumacher also averaged
better than 40 yards per punt and saw action at receiver and defensive back.
Schumacher was chosen as the second-team Super State place-kicker by the
Lincoln Journal Star and was an honorable-mention choice by the Omaha
World-Herald. Schumacher also earned honorable-mention accolades from both the
Lincoln Journal Star and Omaha World-Herald as a junior. Schumacher is also a
key member of the Bolts' basketball team and one of Pius' top golfers.
Schumacher is the son of Jeff and Laura Schumacher, and was born on Feb. 23,