Logan

Rath

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Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 280
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Giltner, Neb.
High School: Giltner
Other College: South Dakota State
Major: Agricultural Economics

Bio

Honors and Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2016)
» CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 Team

» Seven-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016; Spring 2014, 2015, 2016)

Logan Rath provided depth on the Nebraska defensive line throughout his career, and also earned special teams playing time as a senior. The 6-4, 280-pound Rath helped the Huskers rank among the most improved defenses in the nation in 2016. 

Rath joined the Nebraska program in 2013 after beginning his college career at South Dakota State. Rath earned a scholarship before the start of his senior season. He was outstanding in the classroom, and graduated with his degree in agricultural economics in December of 2016. 

2016 (Senior)
Rath played in eight games during his senior season, primarily as a shield blocker on the Huskers' punt unit. Rath also provided depth on the defensive line and had a solo tackle against Ohio State. 

2015 (Junior)
Rath was a key reserve at defensive tackle, but did not see action in a game. 

2014 (Sophomore)
Rath provided depth on the defensive line and played against Florida Atlantic and Fresno State. In the season opener against FAU, Rath had four tackles and one tackle for loss.

2013 (Redshirt Freshman)
Rath sat out the season after transferring from South Dakota State.

Before Nebraska (Giltner HS/South Dakota State)
Rath redshirted during the 2012 season at South Dakota State, while working on the defensive line. At Giltner High School, Rath played eight-man football and helped the Hornets to a 10-0 start in 2011, before falling to Howells, 26-20, in the D-2 state quarterfinal. Rath was a two-time first-team all-state selection and a three-time all-district pick at Giltner.

Personal
The son of Jack and Gail Rath, Logan was born on April 7, 1993. He majored in agricultural economics and earned his degree in December of 2016. Rath was an Academic All-Big Ten selection and a CoSIDA Academic All-District choice in 2016. He was also named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll seven times. Rath volunteered his time with Husker Heroes, Husker Hotline and team hospital visits.

Rath's Career Statistics
Games Played--10, 2 in 2014, 8 in 2016
Tackles--5, 4 in 2014, 1 in 2016

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