Honors & Awards
Sean Fisher completed his Nebraska career in 2012, after making outstanding contributions on the field and being one of the nation's top student-athletes off the field. An Omaha native, Fisher was a key figure in the Nebraska linebacking corps since the 2009 season.
The 6-6, 230-pound Fisher played the best football of his career in the second half of the 2012 season, helping Nebraska rank in the top 35 nationally in total defense.
Fisher continued to maintain a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade-point average in business administration/pre-medicine. He earned second-team academic All-America honors for the second straight year, helping push NU past 300 academic All-Americans in all sports. Fisher also earned academic all-conference honors for the third time in his career. Fisher had the opportunity to apply for a sixth year of eligibility after missing most of two years with injury. However, he instead chose to focus on attending medical school beginning in the fall of 2013.
2009 (Redshirt Freshman)
He made six tackles and two solo stops, along with a tackle for loss and a quarterback hurry at Virginia Tech. In a 55-0 shutout of Louisana-Lafayette, Fisher had six tackles, a pair of quarterback hurries and a 21-yard fumble return. Fisher had a career-high nine tackles vs. Iowa State and also returned a blocked field goal 34 yards. He added three tackles and his first career sack at Baylor. Fisher compiled three tackles over the season's final six games.
Before Nebraska (Millard North HS)
Fisher was an honorary captain of both the Omaha World-Herald's All-Nebraska team and the Lincoln Journal Star's Super-State squad. Fisher also earned all-state honors from both papers as a junior when he made 92 tackles and had three interceptions, helping the Mustangs to the state semifinals. Fisher was also a key player for Millard North during his sophomore season, when the school captured the Class A state title.
Fisher was named a SuperPrep All-American and was widely regarded as one of the top five players in Nebraska by all recruiting services. Fisher chose Nebraska over Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Iowa, Colorado and Arizona State among others.
Fisher's Career Statistics
*received medical redshirt