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#61 Jeff Uher
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 280
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Creighton Prep

Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Spring, 2012)

2012 Outlook
Sophomore Jeff Uher heads into fall practice looking to provide depth at defensive tackle, where Nebraska returns three players with significant game experience. The 6-1, 280-pound Uher has spent his first two seasons in the program as a reserve on the defensive line. Uher joined the program as a walk-on from Nebraska Class A powerhouse Omaha Creighton Prep.


2011 (Redshirt Freshman)
Uher added depth on the defensive line, but did not appear in a game.

2010 (Redshirt)
Uher redshirted in his first season in the program.  

Before Nebraska (Creighton Prep HS)
Uher was a three-year starter for Coach Tom Jaworski at Creighton Prep. Uher was a second-team all-state performer on the defensive line according to the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star in 2009. At his defensive tackle spot, Uher produced five sacks to help Creighton Prep to a 7-3 record.

Uher also starred in wrestling for the Junior Jays, where he finished as a runner-up in the 285-pound weight division in Class A as a senior.

Personal
Uher was born on May 4, 1991, and he is the son of Dale and Karen Uher. Uher is an elementary education major and was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll this spring. He has volunteered his time with the Husker Heroes program, Husker Hotline, and with local school and hospital outreach activities.