NSD December 2018 - Garrett Snodgrass
Garrett Snodgrass joins four other in-state prospects in the 2019 signing class, giving Nebraska its largest group of homegrown signees since 2008. Snodgrass starred as a versatile performer at York High School, making the Dukes one of the state’s top Class B programs over the past several seasons. Snodgrass played for this father, Glen, at York and lined up at as many as seven positions. His outstanding defensive play earned Snodgrass selection as a semifinalist for the high school version of the Butkus Award as a senior.
As a senior in 2018, Snodgrass helped the Dukes to a 9-3 record and an appearance in the Class B state semifinals. On offense, Snodgrass completed 98-of-167 passes for 1,780 yards and 17 touchdowns, against just five interceptions, while rushing for 1,008 yards and 23 touchdowns. Defensively, he had 47 tackles, five tackles for loss and a sack. Snodgrass was a first-team All-Nebraska pick as a linebacker by the Omaha World-Herald and a member of the Lincoln Journal Star’s Super State team.
Snodgrass keyed York’s run to the Class B state championship and a 12-1 record in 2017. On offense, Snodgrass rushed for 1,542 yards, threw for 692 yards and had 426 receiving yards. He paced the York defense with 86 tackles from his linebacker position. Snodgrass was the honorary captain of the World-Herald’s Class B offensive all-state team and a member of the paper’s All-Nebraska offense. The Lincoln Journal Star named him to its Super State team as an all-purpose player. Snodgrass earned honorable-mention all-state honors as a sophomore, while helping York to a 7-3 record and a state playoff appearance.
A multi-sport talent, Snodgrass was an honorable-mention all-state basketball player as a sophomore and junior and was a state qualifier in the discus in 2018.
Snodgrass committed to Nebraska in November of 2017, and only visited the Huskers, but did have offers from Iowa State and Kansas State. He was ranked among the top four players in the state by both Rivals and 247 Sports and was listed among the top 55 ‘athlete’ prospects in the nation by both outlets.