Honors and Awards
» Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2016)
» Academic All-Big Ten (2016, 2017)
» Nine-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2016)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016)
Receiver Gabe Rahn made a strong impact for the Husker offense in 2017, serving as a regular member of the Nebraska receiving rotation. Rahn played in every game during his senior season and helped Nebraska feature one of the Big Ten's top passing offenses.
Rahn originally joined the Huskers as a walk-on from Le Mars, Iowa, before earning a scholarship prior to this senior season. Rahn distinguished himself off the field during his time in Lincoln, earning Academic All-Big Ten honors in 2016 and 2017, as well as being named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar in 2016. Rahn played his senior season as a graduate student after earning his degree in nutrition, exercise and health science in May of 2017.
Rahn played in all 12 games, including a start against Rutgers, when Stanley Morgan Jr. was sidelined by injury. Rahn made the most of his starting opportunity, catching two passes for 27 yards in the NU win. Rahn also saw regular action on Husker special teams.
Rahn was a reserve in a deep and veteran receiving corps and saw action in six games. Rahn made the most of his only reception, hauling in a 35-yard touchdown catch against Wyoming.
Rahn added depth at receiver, but did not see game action. He was on the travel roster for Nebraska's trip to Miami.
2014 (Redshirt Freshman)
Rahn added depth at receiver, but did not play in a game.
Rahn redshirted in his first year in the program.
Before Nebraska (Le Mars HS)
Rahn starred 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 led the team with 27 catches for 572 yards and six touchdowns, and as a cornerback had 22 solo tackles, three interceptions and a fumble caused. Rahn also had 391 yards on 14 kickoff returns, including an 89-yard touchdown. He added 330 yards on 17 punt returns, highlighted by a 46-yard touchdown. Rahn garnered third-team Class 3A All-State honors from IowaPreps.com as a wide receiver, and was a Class 3A All-District 2 pick as both a wide receiver and defensive back.
Rahn was also 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.
The son of Jim and Roxanne Rahn, Gabe was born on July 11, 1994. Rahn has volunteered his time with Uplifting Athletes, Husker Heroes, Husker Hotline, the Lincoln Marathon, FCA and local hospital visits. He was named to the 2016 Brook Berringer and Tom Osborne Citizenship Teams. He was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll each of his nine semesters as an undergraduate student.
Games Played--18 (6 in 2016; 12 in 2017)
Games Started--1 in 2017
Receptions--3-62-1 TD; 2-27 yards in 2017; 1-35 yard TD in 2016