Honors & Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2018)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2017, 2018; Spring 2018)
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2018)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2018)
2018 (Redshirt Freshman)
Trent Hixson played in four games as a redshirt freshman while continuing to develop as a promising offensive lineman. He made his Husker debut with an appearance on the offensive line at No. 19 Michigan, helping the Huskers score on an 80-yard touchdown drive in the fourth quarter. Hixson also saw action on the line at No. 16 Wisconsin and in the Huskers' home wins over Bethune-Cookman and Illinois. Hixson was also a member of Nebraska's travel roster for each of the Huskers' five road games.
Hixson redshirted in his first season. He was a standout in practice on the offensive line.
Before Nebraska (Skutt Catholic HS)
Trent Hixson played in 13 games as a senior at Skutt Catholic, helping his team to a 10-3 record and a Class B state runner-up finish. He recorded 96 total tackles, including 10 for a loss, three sacks and a fumble recovery for Coach Matt Turman.
Hixson was named second-team Super State and first-team All-Class B by the Lincoln Journal Star in 2016. He was also an Omaha World Herald first-team All-Class B performer as both a junior and senior. He was also a Lincoln Journal Star and Omaha World Herald All-Class B defensive lineman as a junior in 2015.
Hixson racked up 67 tackles and four tackles for loss during his junior season and had 57 tackles and 3 TFL on a state championship team as a sophomore in 2014. Hixson finished with 214 career tackles, the second-most in Skutt history. Hixson played in two games as a sophomore on the offensive line, and he also recorded four total tackles on defense. Hixson was also on the wrestling team in high school and finished fifth in Class B at 285 pounds in 2016.
Trent was born on April 10, 1999, and is the son of Rick and Micki Hixson. He earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in each of his first two semesters. He was a member of the Brook Berringer and Tom Osborne Citizenship Teams in 2018. Hixson volunteered his time with the Nebraska Football Road Race, Husker Heroes and local hospital visits.