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#25 Joey Felici
Position: Cornerback
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 175
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Millard South

Honors & Awards

  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012, 2013; Spring 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Big 12 Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2010; Spring 2011)

2014 Outlook
Joey Felici will head into his senior season with hopes of earning playing time at cornerback for the Blackshirt defense. The Omaha native will also contend for action on the Huskers’ special teams units. The 5-9, 175-pound Felici is a second-generation Cornhusker who joined the Nebraska program as a walk-on from Millard South, one of the state’s top prep programs.

Felici is the son of former Husker Tony Felici, a three-year letterwinner and two-time All-Big Eight pick at defensive end from 1980 to 1982. The younger Felici is on track to earn his degree in business administration/management in December.

2013 (Junior)
Felici added depth at cornerback, but did not play in a game.

2012 (Sophomore)
Felici added depth at cornerback and saw action in NU’s win over Idaho State.

2011 (Redshirt Freshman)
Felici added depth at cornerback, but did not play in a game.

2010 (Redshirt)
Felici redshirted and worked on the scout team defense.

Before Nebraska (Millard South HS) 
Felici helped Millard South and Coach Andy Means to two straight Class A State Championship appearances, starring on both sides of the ball as a senior. A 2009 first-team All-Nebraska pick by the Omaha World-Herald and a first-team Super State selection by the Lincoln Journal Star, Felici produced 57 tackles on defense. He also caught 29 passes for 635 yards and six touchdowns at wide receiver. Felici was part of an offense that set Class A records for points in a season with 624 and average points per game (48) as a senior.

Personal
Joey is the son of Tony and Dee Felici, and he was born on Dec. 27, 1991. Felici is a five-time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection and was named to the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll twice. Felici is active in Nebraska’s community outreach efforts and earned a spot on both the Brook Berringer Citizenship Team and the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. Felici has volunteered his time with Husker Heroes, Uplifting Athletes, School is Cool Week, the Husker Hotline along with numerous school and hospital outreach visits.

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