Honors & Awards
- Academic All-Big Ten (2012)
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2011; Spring 2013)
Sophomore Givens Price is part of a deep Nebraska offensive line that features a mix of experienced veterans and talented young players on the rise. The 6-4, 295-pound Price added depth in his first year of action in 2012, but is poised for a bigger role this fall. Price spent the spring working at guard, a position where Nebraska returns second-team All-American Spencer Long, but also lost Seung Hoon Choi to graduation.
Price came to Nebraska at the age of 16, and will not reach his 19th birthday until midway through the 2013 campaign. Price earned Academic All-Big Ten honors as a redshirt freshman in 2012.2012 (Redshirt Freshman)
Price added depth on the offensive line and played in NU wins over Southern Miss, Arkansas State and Idaho State.
Price redshirted in his first season in the program.
Before Nebraska (Alief Taylor HS)
Price helped Coach J.D. Jordan and Alief Taylor High in Houston to a 10-2 record and a trip to the second round of the Class 5A state playoffs in 2010. Price’s play was a key part of an explosive offense that averaged 39.6 points per game and topped the 40-point barrier seven times during the 2010 season. For his play, Price earned a second-team Class 5A all-state honors.
Price also stood out during his junior season, helping the team to a 9-4 record and a trip to the third round of the 5A playoffs. Price was regarded as one of the top 70 offensive guard prospects in the country by both Scout and ESPN. Price only visited Nebraska, but also had offers from Baylor, Rice and UTEP.
Price was born on Oct. 3, 1994, and was one of the youngest signees ever for Nebraska. Givens is the son of Edithmary Price. He is majoring in business administration and was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll during the fall of 2011 and the spring of 2013. Price has volunteered his time with Husker Heroes and local hosptial visits.