Before Nebraska (York HS)
Garrett Snodgrass starred as a versatile performer at York High School, making the Dukes one of the state’s top Class B programs during his career. Snodgrass played for his father, Glen, at York and lined up at as many as seven positions. His outstanding defensive play earned Snodgrass a selection as a semifinalist for the high school version of the Butkus Award as a senior.
As a senior in 2018, Snodgrass helped the Dukes to a 9-3 record and an appearance in the Class B state semifinals. On offense, Snodgrass completed 98-of-167 passes for 1,780 yards and 17 touchdowns, against just five interceptions, while rushing for 1,008 yards and 23 touchdowns. Defensively, he had 47 tackles, five tackles for loss and a sack. Snodgrass was a first-team All-Nebraska pick as a linebacker by the Omaha World-Herald and a member of the Lincoln Journal Star’s Super-State team.
Snodgrass keyed York’s run to the Class B state championship and a 12-1 record in 2017. On offense, Snodgrass rushed for 1,542 yards, threw for 692 yards and had 426 receiving yards. He paced the York defense with 86 tackles from his linebacker position. Snodgrass was the honorary captain of the World-Herald’s Class B offensive all-state team and a member of the paper’s All-Nebraska offense. The Lincoln Journal Star named him to its Super-State team as an all-purpose player. Snodgrass earned honorable-mention all-state honors as a sophomore, while helping York to a 7-3 record and a state playoff appearance.
Following his career, Snodgrass was selected to play in the 2019 Nebraska Shrine Bowl, where he played on the South squad coached by his father.
A multi-sport talent, Snodgrass was a three-time honorable-mention all-state basketball player and was a two-time state qualifier in the discus and finished fourth in the shot put as a senior.
Snodgrass committed to Nebraska in November of 2017, and only visited the Huskers, but did have offers from Iowa State and Kansas State. A three-star recruit, he was ranked among the top four players in the state by both Rivals and 247Sports and was listed among the top 55 athlete prospects in the nation by both outlets.