Jakub redshirted during his first season as a Husker.
Cameron Jakub was a two-way standout for Coach Craig Williams at Columbus High School, and joined the Nebraska program as a walk-on defensive back. Jakub played in the secondary and started at quarterback for the Discoverers. As a senior, Jakub showed his dual-threat ability and athleticism at quarterback. He rushed for 780 yards and 12 touchdowns, while passing for 717 yards and nine scores. He is the son of Jamie and Krista Jakub, and he was born on Jan. 9, 1995.