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2014 (Redshirt) Bo Kitrell redshirted during his first year at Nebraska.
Before Nebraska Kitrell joined the Nebraska program as a walk-on after a standout career on both sides of the ball at Ashland-Greenwood High School. Kitrell could play either fullback or linebacker for the Huskers. As a senior, Kitrell rushed 100 times for 578 yards and seven touchdowns, while catching six passes, including a touchdown. On defense, he recorded an impressive 206 tackles, including 10 tackles for loss and two sacks. He added two interceptions, three fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles for Coach Ryan Thompson's team. Kitrell also handled punting duties for the Bluejays. Kitrell's play helped Ashland-Greenwood to an 11-2 record and a Class C-1 state runner-up finish. Kitrell was also a key defensive performer in 2012, when Ashland-Greenwood posted a 7-3 record and made it to the second round of the state playoffs. As a senior, Kitrell was a first-team Class C-1 all-state pick on defense by the Associated Press, Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star, and also made the World-Herald's All-Omaha area team. Kitrell was also an academic all-state selection. He was born on Sept. 13, 1995, and is the son of Barry and Amy Kitrell. Bo's father played fullback for Nebraska, lettering in 1988.