Honors & Awards
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2014)
Redshirt freshman Mick Stoltenberg has made a strong impression in his first year in the Nebraska program, adding more than 25 pounds of muscle to his 6-5 frame and now checks in at 265 pounds. He is poised to compete for action on the defensive line this fall. A versatile player, Stoltenberg was a two-way standout at Gretna High School, originally joining the Husker program as a defensive end. He spent the majority of the spring working inside at tackle, but could fill any role on the defensive line.
Stoltenberg redshirted in his first year in the program.
Before Nebraska (Gretna HS)
Stoltenberg primarily played tight end and defensive end for Coach Chad Jepsen at Gretna. 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. He played 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 was ranked as the No. 3 player in Nebraska by Rivals.com, which also listed him among the top 50 offensive tackle prospects in the country. On defense, 247 Sports ranked him among the top 55 defensive ends in the country. Stoltenberg only visited Nebraska, but he also had scholarship offers from Ohio, Tulsa and Army, among others.
The son of Alan and Sondra Stoltenberg, Mick was born on Jan. 25, 1996. He is majoring in business administration and was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2014. He has volunteered his time with Uplifting Athletes and local hospital and community center outreach events.