2014 (Redshirt) Holtmeier redshirted his first season at Nebraska.
Before Nebraska Blake Holtmeier was a versatile performer at Kearney Catholic High School throughout his prep career and is set to join the Huskers as a wide receiver prospect. The 6-2, 190-pound Holtmeier caught 28 passes for 543 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior, averaging better than 19 yards per catch. He also had 75 tackles, two interceptions and six pass breakups from his secondary spot. On special teams, Holtmeier served as the punter and punt return man for Coach Dave Colling's team. Holtmeier's play helped Kearney Catholic to a 7-3 record in 2013, and a trip to the second round of the Class C-1 state playoffs. Holtmeier also helped the Stars to a 10-2 record in 2012, and to an 11-2 record and trip to the Class C-2 state championship game in 2011. Holtmeier was a first-team Class C-1 all-state pick on offensive by the Omaha World-Herald and Huskerland Prep Report, while earning all-state honors on defense by the Associated Press and Lincoln Journal Star. Holtmeier was born on Dec. 8, 1995, and he is the son of Doug and Brigitte Holtmeier.