Bennett Folkers utilized his redshirt season in 2018.
Before Nebraska (Gothenburg HS)
Folkers joined the Huskers as a walk-on out of Gothenburg High School. Folkers was an honorable-mention all-state selection in Class C-1 in 2017, as he helped the Swedes to the first round of the state playoffs. As a junior in 2016, Folkers had 46 receptions for 886 yards with 14 touchdowns. Folkers also played basketball for Gothenburg. He chose to walk on at Nebraska over a walk-on offer at Wyoming and scholarship offers from Hastings and Doane.