Before Nebaska (East Butler HS)
Jordan Makovicka joins NU with a strong Husker lineage as brothers Jeff and Joel each started at fullback in the mid-1990s while brother, Justin, is a current member of the Husker football team.
As a senior Jordan Makovicka rushed for 1,912 yards on 339 carries, averaging 191.2 yards per game for East Butler High School. He earned second-team All-Nebraska honors from the Omaha World-Herald and Class C-2 first-team all-state honors from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star. Makovicka finished sixth in the long jump at the state track meet his senior year.