Before Nebraska (Lakeville North HS)
Bryce Benhart was regarded as one of the top offensive line recruits in the nation after completing his career at a Minnesota prep powerhouse. As one of the nation’s top recruits, Benhart was selected for the 2019 Army All-American Bowl.
Benhart helped Lakeville North High School and Coach Brian Vossen to a 13-0 record and a Class 6A state title in 2018. With Benhart providing a huge blocking presence, the Lakeville North offense scored at least 35 points seven times in its unbeaten season, capped by victories over Eden Prairie and Lakeville South in the state semifinals and finals. Benhart earned All-Minnesota honors from USA Today for his efforts as a senior. In 2017, Benhart helped Lakeville to a 7-4 record and a trip to the state playoffs. For his work on the line, Benhart was a second-team All-Minnesota selection by the Associated Press. Benhart was also a member of the varsity team in 2016, helping Lakeville North to a 9-2 record.
Benhart was also a standout on the wrestling mat. He finished fourth at the 2018 state wrestling championship and then went 34-0 as a senior en route to capturing the Minnesota 3A heavyweight title.