Honors & Awards » Academic All-Big Ten (2014) » Seven-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll » Two-Time Big 12 Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll » Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2015) » Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2014, 2015) » Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2015)
Joey Felici capped his Nebraska career in 2014 by earning a spot as a key performer on Nebraska’s special teams coverage units. Felici’s play helped Nebraska rank fourth in the Big Ten in net punting, while also being strong on kickoff coverage.
Felici played in all 13 games and was Nebraska’s leading tackler on special teams. Felici was also one of 21 Huskers to earn a spot on the Academic All-Big Ten team. Felici picked up his degree in business administration/management in December.
2014 (Senior) Felici led Nebraska in special teams tackles while providing depth in the secondary. He made all 12 of his tackles on special teams, including five solo stops. Felici had two tackles against Rutgers and made single tackles in 10 games.
2013 (Junior) Felici added depth at cornerback, but did not play in a game.
2012 (Sophomore) Felici added depth at cornerback and saw action in NU’s win over Idaho State.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman) Felici added depth at cornerback, but did not play in a game.
2010 (Redshirt) Felici redshirted and worked on the scout team defense.
Before Nebraska (Millard South HS) Felici helped Millard South and Coach Andy Means to two straight Class A State Championship appearances, starring on both sides of the ball as a senior. A 2009 first-team All-Nebraska pick by the Omaha World-Herald and a first-team Super State selection by the Lincoln Journal Star, Felici produced 57 tackles on defense. He also caught 29 passes for 635 yards and six touchdowns at wide receiver. Felici was part of an offense that set Class A records for points in a season with 624 and average points per game (48) as a senior.
Personal Joey is the son of Tony and Dee Felici, and he was born on Dec. 27, 1991. Felici is a seven-time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection and was named to the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll twice. Felici is active in Nebraska’s community outreach efforts and earned a spot on both the Brook Berringer Citizenship Team and the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. Felici has volunteered his time with Husker Heroes, Uplifting Athletes, School is Cool Week, the Husker Hotline along with numerous school and hospital outreach visits.