#44 Mick Stoltenberg
Position: Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 265
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Gretna, Neb.
High School: Gretna

Mick Stoltenberg joins the Nebraska program after a standout prep career on both sides of the football at Gretna High School. Stoltenberg is one of three in-state signees for the Huskers, the most homegrown products since the 2011 class. The 6-6, 250-pound Stoltenberg primarily played tight end and defensive end for Coach Chad Jepsen at Gretna, but could start his Nebraska career on the offensive line. Stoltenberg had his senior season cut short, suffering a knee injury early in the year. As a junior, Stoltenberg helped the Dragons to a 9-2 record and a trip to the second round of the state playoffs. Stoltenberg put together a strong junior season, playing a key role at tight end, while recording nine sacks from his defensive end position. Stoltenberg also threw the discus for the Gretna track and field team. Stoltenberg is ranked as the No. 3 player in Nebraska by, who also lists him among the top 50 offensive tackle prospects in the country. 247 Sports projects Stoltenberg on the defensive side of the ball, ranking him among the top 55 defensive ends in the country and the fourth-ranked prospect in Nebraska. Stoltenberg committed to Nebraska last summer and only visited Lincoln, but also had scholarship offers from Ohio, Tulsa and Army, among others. He was born on Jan. 25, 1996, and is the son of Alan and Sondra Stoltenberg.