Honors & Awards
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013; Spring 2014)
Redshirt freshman Gabe Rahn will look to add depth in a deep Nebraska receiving corps during the 2014 season. The 6-1, 190-pound Rahn joined the Huskers as a walk-on last summer and worked on the scout team. In addition to working at receiver, Rahn could also push for time on special teams.
Rahn has excelled in the classroom since arriving in Lincoln, carrying a 3.858 grade-point average in nutrition, exercise and health science.
Rahn redshirted his first season at Nebraska.
Before Nebraska (Le Mars HS)
Rahn was one of the top weapons in all three phases of the game for Le Mars High School in 2012, leading the Bulldogs to a 7-3 record and a playoff berth. He headed the Bulldogs’ offensive attack through the air with 27 catches for 572 yards and six touchdowns. He was a force on defense at the cornerback position, racking up 22 solo tackles, picking off three passes and causing a fumble. As a kickoff returner, he gained 391 yards on 14 returns, including one 89-yard touchdown. He added 330 yards on 17 punt returns, highlighted by a 46-yard touchdown. For his performance on the field, Rahn garnered third-team Class 3A All-State honors from IowaPreps.com as a wide receiver. He also earned Class 3A, District 2 All-District honors, both as a wide receiver and defensive back.
In addition to football, Rahn was a standout on the court and the track for the Bulldogs. He earned honorable-mention all-conference accolades in basketball, while his 4x200 team took home the gold in the 2013 Iowa Boys State Track Meet with a time of 1:29.52. Rahn excelled in the classroom, as well, earning Academic All-State honors in track his senior year.
Rahn is the son of Jim and Roxanne Rahn, and he was born on July 11, 1994. Rahn was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll each of his first two semesters. Rahn has volunteered his time with Husker Heroes and Husker Hotline.