- Two-Time Big 12 Commissioner’s Spring Academic Honor Roll (2001, 2002)
Brett Lindstrom earned his first letter for the Huskers in 2003, after appearing in five career games. The
Lindstrom spent the 2002 season as a free safety, but did not see any game action because of a foot injury.
In 2001, Lindstrom had one carry for six yards at quarterback against Rice in his only game of the season.
2000 (Redshirt Freshman)
Lindstrom played against Baylor and
A walk-on, Lindstrom redshirted in 1999.
Lindstrom played at Millard West for Dan McLaughlin, who later joined the Husker program as a graduate assistant. Lindstrom played free safety, wingback, quarterback and returned kicks for the Wildcats. In his senior season, Lindstrom rushed for 1,079 yards from his wingback spot and helped Millard West to the state championship game. He was second-team All-Metro by the Omaha World-Herald and earned honorable-mention Class A all-state honors. Lindstrom also lettered three years in track.
The son of Dan and Deb Lindstrom, Brett was born on March 23, 1981. Brett's father, Dan, lettered as a defensive end for