Honors & Awards
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012; Spring 2012, 2013)
Big 12 Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2010; Spring 2011)
Junior Joey Felici will look to push for a playing time this fall at a deep and veteran cornerback position. The Omaha native also hopes to earn playing time on the Huskers' special teams unit. The 5-9, 175-pound Felici is a second-generation Cornhusker who joined the Nebraska program as a walk-on from Millard South, one of the state's top prep programs.
Felici is the son of former Husker Tony Felici, a three-year letterwinner and two-time All-Big Eight pick at defensive end from 1980 to 1982. The younger Felici was a two-time Big 12 honor roll selection and was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both the spring and fall of 2012.
Felici added depth at cornerback and saw action in NU's win over Idaho State.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman)
Felici added depth at cornerback, but did not play in a game.
Felici redshirted and worked on the scout team defense.
Before Nebraska (Millard South HS)
A 2009 first-team All-Nebraska pick by the Omaha World-Herald and a first-team Super-State selection by the Lincoln Journal Star, Felici produced 57 tackles on defense and also caught 29 passes for 635 yards and six touchdowns at wide receiver for Millard South.
Felici was part of an offense that set Class A records for points in a season with 624 and average points per game (48).
Joey is the son of Tony and Dee Felici, and he was born on Dec. 27, 1991. Felici is majoring in business administration. He earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring of 2012 and the fall and spring semesters of 2012-13. Felici has volunteered his time with Husker Heroes and team hospital visits.