Honors & Awards
» Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2018)
» Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 2018)
» Nebraska Outstanding Scholar Award (2019)
» 10-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll
» Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2016)
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
Bo Kitrell battled injuries in his senior season, as he did not appear in a game.
Kitrell moved from fullback to tight end as a junior. He added much-needed depth to the position but did not play in a game.
Kitrell added depth at fullback, but did not appear in a game.
2015 (Redshirt Freshman)
Kitrell added depth at fullback, but did not play in a game.
Kitrell redshirted and worked on the scout team in his first season with Nebraska.
Before Nebraska (Ashland-Greenwood HS)
As a senior, Kitrell rushed 100 times for 578 yards and seven touchdowns, while catching six passes, including a touchdown. He had an impressive 206 tackles, including 10 tackles for loss and two sacks. He added two interceptions, three fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles for Coach Ryan Thompson's team. Kitrell's play helped Ashland-Greenwood to an 11-2 record and a Class C-1 state runner-up finish.
Kitrell was also a key defensive performer in 2012, when Ashland-Greenwood posted a 7-3 record and made the second round of the state playoffs. As a senior, Kitrell was a first-team Class C-1 all-state pick on defense by the Associated Press, Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star, and also made the World-Herald's All-Omaha area team. Kitrell was also an academic all-state selection.
The son of Barry and Amy Kitrell, Bo was born on Sept. 13, 1995. A civil engineering major, he earned his bachelor's degree from Nebraska in May of 2019. He was a 10-time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection. Kitrell has volunteered his time with the Nebraska Football Road Race, the Lincoln Marathon, School is Cool, City Impact, American Education Week, FCA and local hospital and school visits. Kitrell also earned a Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award in 2016. In the spring of 2018, Kitrell spent a week in Panama as part of Nebraska Athletics’ No Filter service trip.