Dylan Utter redshirted his first season at Nebraska.
Before Nebraska (Papillion-La Vista HS)
Utter joined Nebraska as a walk-on after helping Papillion-LaVista High School reach the semifinals of the Class A state championships as a senior in 2011. Utter was a mainstay on both sides of the line of scrimmage, totaling 40 tackles and two sacks to earn him a spot on the Lincoln Journal Star Super State second team as a senior. On offense, Utter helped the Monarchs average more than 38 points and 258 passing yards per game. As a junior, Utter recorded 47 tackles, 12 tackles for loss and three sacks on defense. In the spring, Utter earned a second-place finish in shot put at the 2012 Nebraska state track and field championships. Also a member of the Omaha World-Herald’s All-Nebraska second team, Utter was one of 13 Husker walk-ons selected to participate in the 2012 Nebraska Shrine Bowl. Utter walked on after receiving scholarship offers from North Dakota and Army.
Dylan was born on Feb. 19, 1994, and he is the son of Dinah Fiest.