Fordon redshirted his first semester at Nebraska.
Before Nebraska (Providence Catholic)
Linebacker Jack Fordon joins the Nebraska walk-on class after a standout prep career at Providence Catholic High School in Frankfort, Ill. Fordon was a four-year starter for Coach Mark Coglianese and racked up more than 260 tackles in his career. Fordon was limited as a senior by injury and made 21 tackles and two tackles for loss, helping his team to an 8-3 record and a trip to the second round of the state playoffs. Fordon had 75 tackles and two sacks during his junior season, after racking up 88 tackles, two interceptions and two sacks as a sophomore and 85 tackles in his freshman season.
Fordon is the son of John and Megan Fordon, and he was born on March 30, 1995.