Ainsworth product Nathaniel Allen joins the Nebraska program as a walk-on and will begin his career on the defensive line. The 6-1, 270-pound Allen led the Ainsworth Bulldogs with a total of 105 tackles and seven sacks during his senior season. Under the coaching of Jeff Konkoleski, Allen was a four-time all-district player and a three-time honorable-mention all-state selection. Allen was also a standout wrestler for the Bulldogs, finishing as a runner-up at the 2011 Nebraska State Wrestling Championships in the 285-pound weight class.
Nathaniel is the so of Terry and Erin Allen and was born on Feb. 17, 1993.