Height: 5'10"
Weight: 250
Year: Senior
City/State: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Elkhorn Mt. Michael


  • Three-Time Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll (1999, 2000, 2003)
  • Two-Time Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll (2000, 2003)

Andy Wingender played in nine career games, including five as a senior. The fullback had two carries for four yards, including one carry as a senior and a career-long five-yard gain against Rice in 2001. He also played against Kansas in 2000 and 2002, and against Baylor in 2000. A walk-on, he redshirted in 1999.

Before Nebraska (Elkhorn Mt. Michael HS)
Wingender played fullback and linebacker for Coach Jim Kane at Elkhorn Mt. Michael High School. Wingender ran for about 1,000 yards and scored 16 touchdowns as a senior to earn all-conference and all-area honors. He also lettered twice in track and was a member of the National Honor Society.

The son of John and Jeanne Wingender, Andy was born on Aug. 18, 1980. A five-time member of the Big 12 Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll, Wingender earned an economics degree in December of 2003.

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