Honors & Awards
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Spring 2019)
2019 Season Outlook
Freshman receiver Jamie Nance joined the Nebraska program in January of 2019 after completing high school at semester. The 6-0, 170-pound Nance brings speed and explosiveness to the receiver spot, where the tight competition for playing time will continue into fall camp.
Nance was a versatile athlete at Blanchard (Okla.) High School. In addition to his receiving ability, he also stood out as a defensive back and in the return game. Nance also excelled in track during his prep career, earning medals in three events at the state meet.
In Lincoln, Nance made the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in his first semester on campus.
Before Nebraska (Blanchard HS)
A four-star prospect, Nance had a standout career at Blanchard High School in Oklahoma. A speedy and athletic receiver, Nance had 107 catches for 1,884 yards and 21 touchdowns in his prep career.
In his senior season, Nance caught 36 passes for 523 yards and nine touchdowns. He also rushed for 234 yards on 30 carries and totaled nearly 500 combined punt and kickoff return yards. Nance also intercepted three passes as a defensive back, finishing his career with 10 interceptions. As a junior in 2017, Nance totaled 35 receptions for 673 yards and six touchdowns, including a 92-yard touchdown. He also rushed for 174 yards and had more than 300 yards on kickoff and punt returns. Nance added five interceptions on defense, including a game-clinching pick-six that ended Wagoner’s 48-game winning streak, the longest 11-man win streak in Oklahoma high school history. Nance had 36 catches for 668 yards and six touchdowns as a sophomore.
Nance was also a standout in track and field. He won the 2018 Oklahoma Class 4A long jump title in his first year in the event, while finishing second in both the 100- and 200-meter dashes. As a sophomore, Nance finished fifth in the 200 meters and sixth in the 100 meters.
Nance was regarded as one of the top 40 wide receivers in the country by Rivals and one of the top 40 athletes in the 247Sports Composite rankings. He chose Nebraska after also visiting TCU, and Nance had offers from Mississippi State, Missouri, Notre Dame and others.
Jamie was born on Aug. 23, 2000, and he is the son of James Nance and Alexies Davis. He has not declared a major.