Austen Everson returned to the Nebraska football staff in 2009 and was named the director of high school relations in June 2010. A native of Brentwood, Tenn., Everson previously served as a football operations intern at NU from June 2008 to January 2009.
Everson plays a key role in coordinating all of Nebraska's on-campus recruiting efforts and scheduling official visits to the Nebraska campus by prospective student-athletes.
Everson earned his bachelor's degree in 2007 in management from Ohio University, where he was a four-year letterwinner at quarterback and two-year team captain during his junior and senior seasons under former Nebraska football coach Frank Solich. During his undergraduate career, Everson was a two-time academic All-MAC selection, National Football Foundation National Honor Society inductee and Draddy Trophy semifinalist while also earning accolades in the weight room as the All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year.
Following graduation, Everson served as a development intern for the Ohio Athletic Department in the summer of 2007 before becoming a graduate assistant in the administration office. He worked with Ohio's senior women's administrator for nearly two years while earning master's degrees in business administration in 2008 and sports administration in 2009.