Honors & Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 2018)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2015, 2016, 2017; Spring 2015, 2016)
Lincoln native Austin Rose appeared in seven games as a senior, primarily as a member of Nebraska's special teams units. He had the first carry of his career against Illinois, gaining seven yards.
Rose appeared in a career-high 11 games as a junior and was a key member of Nebraska’s special teams. He played in every game except Penn State and had a 13-yard kickoff return against No. 9 Wisconsin.
Rose added depth in the backfield and made his first game appearance on special teams against Tennessee in the Music City Bowl.
2015 (Redshirt Freshman)
Rose provided depth at I-back, but did not see game action.
Rose redshirted and worked on the scout team offense in 2014.
Before Nebraska (Lincoln North Star HS)
Rose was limited by injury during his senior season, but still earned honorable-mention all-state recognition from the AP, Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star. Rose put up big numbers for Coach Mark Waller in 2012, rushing for 1,403 yards and 22 touchdowns, while averaging better than 6.5 yards per carry. Rose helped the Navigators to a 7-3 record and a trip to the Class A state playoffs.
Rose was also a defensive standout in helping North Star to one of its finest seasons in school history. Rose earned second-team Super State honors and first-team Class A all-state honors for his play in 2012. He also was named to the All-Heartland Conference team and to the Journal Star’s All-City team.
The son of Deb Rose, Austin was born on Oct. 6, 1995. He earned his bachelor's degree as a criminology and criminal justice major at Nebraska in December of 2018. He has been named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll five times. Rose has volunteered his time with the Nebraska Football Road Race and local hospital visits. Rose is the nephew of former Nebraska safety Mike Minter.