Honors & Awards
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2014, 2015)
Wid receiver Brady Pelzer will head into his junior season with hopes of competing for playing time at wideout and on special teams. The 5-11, 185-pound Pelzer has made a solid impression on the practice field throughout his career and looks to take the next step forward in 2017. Pelzer joined the Husker program as a walk-on from Bellevue East High School.
Pelzer was a reserve receiver, but did not play in a game.
2015 (Redshirt Freshman)
Pelzer added depth at receiver, but did not see game action.
Painter redshirted his first season at Nebraska and worked on the scout team.
Before Nebraska (Bellevue East HS)
Pelzer was a standout performer on both sides of the ball at Bellevue East High School. As a senior, Pelzer caught 38 passes for 628 yards and nine touchdowns. He also rushed for 315 yards on 40 carries and had five rushing touchdowns. Pelzer also saw action in the secondary for Coach Jerry Lovell’s team and had 16 tackles, while adding an interception and four pass breakups.
Pelzer’s play helped the Chieftains advance to the Class A state playoffs for the first time in nine seasons. Pelzer was an honorable-mention Class A all-state selection as a senior, and earned all-district honors. Pelzer was an academic all-state honoree in 2012.
The son of Steve and Teri Pelzer, Brady was born on May 11, 1996. He is majoring in child, youth, & family studies, and has twice been named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. Pelzer volunteered his time with Uplifting Athletes and NFL Fuel Up to Play 60.