Honors & Awards » Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2011, 2013, 2014; Spring 2014) » Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2015) » Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015)
Senior Tyson Broekemeier has provided depth at the quarterback position during his Husker career. Broekemeier has had a good mastery of Nebraska’s offense, and has been an integral part of game preparation by working as a scout team quarterback.
Broekemeier is a business administration major and is on track to earn his degree in December. Broekemeier is a four-time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection.
Career Broekemeier has added depth at quarterback throughout his Nebraska career, but has not appeared in a game. Broekemeier has played a key role in preparing the Huskers for games through his outstanding work on the scout team. He suffered a knee injury during fall camp as a true freshman and missed the season, before returning for bowl game practice.
Before Nebraska (Aurora HS) Broekemeier guided Coach Randy Huebert’s Aurora squad to an appearance in the Class B state semifinals in 2010. Broekemeier completed better than 70 percent of his passes for 2,047 yards and 31 touchdowns with just three interceptions. He also rushed for 630 yards and 12 touchdowns. Broekemeier was named the Gatorade Nebraska Player of the Year, and he was the honorary captain of the Lincoln Journal Star Super State offense and the Omaha World-Herald’s All-Nebraska team.
Broekemeier had better than 2,400 yards of total offense and 32 touchdowns as a junior. At the 2011 Shrine Bowl, he set records for touchdown passes, passing yards, completions and total yards, going 30-of-37 for 371 yards and five touchdowns, while racking up 407 total yards. Broekemeier had scholarship offers from FCS schools South Dakota and North Dakota.
Personal Tyson was born on Feb. 9, 1992, and is the son of Dale and Karla Broekemeier. Tyson’s older brother, Joe, was a receiver for the Huskers, finishing in 2010. Tyson was named to the 2015 Brook Berringer and Tom Osborne Citizenship Teams for his outreach work. He has volunteered his time on local hospital visits, School is Cool, Husker Hotline and the Husker Heroes event.
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