Football Coaching Staff
Jasen Carlson
Assistant Football Strength Coach
Coach Info:
Position: Assistant Football Strength Coach
Alma Mater: Buffalo

Jasen Carlson is in his second year as an assistant football strength coach at Nebraska. Carlson has worked alongside Head Football Strength and Conditioning Coach Zach Duval in each of his five seasons in the profession.

In his first year at Nebraska, Carlson assisted Duval in implementing his strength and conditioning program. The Huskers made great gains in the weight room and won four of their final six games.

Previously, Carlson was a sports performance assistant under Duval at UCF in 2016 and 2017. In his two seasons, Carlson helped the Knights post the greatest two-year turnaround in college football history, as UCF went from an 0-12 season to a 13-0 campaign. The Knights finished as the nation's only undefeated team in 2017 and were ranked No. 6.

Carlson's first job came as a graduate assistant under Duval at Wyoming in 2015. Carlson and Duval first became acquainted with each other at the University of Buffalo, where Duval was the Bulls' director or sports performance while Carlson was a player. An offensive lineman, Carlson was a four-year letterwinner and three-year starter at Buffalo from 2010 to 2013, earning all-conference accolades as a senior. He graduated from Buffalo with a degree in sociology.