Honors and Awards
- Offensive Scout Team MVP (2009)
- Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2012)
- Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2012)
Senior Ron Kellogg III served as Nebraska’s No. 2 quarterback behind All-Big Ten selection Taylor Martinez in the 2012 season. Kellogg appeared in four Nebraska victories on the year, and this spring he will compete with redshirt freshman Tommy Armstrong for the backup job behind Martinez. A walk-on from Omaha, Kellogg III has a strong arm and excellent grasp of the Husker offense.
Kellogg III saw action in NU wins over Southern Miss, Arkansas State, Idaho State and Minnesota. He finished the year with 22 passing yards, while connecting on 4-of-9 attempts. He completed 3-of-5 passes for 19 yards against Idaho State, including an 8-yard TD pass to Steven Osborne. Kellogg III also had two rushes on the season.
Kellogg did not play in a game as NU's third quarterback, but was a regular member of the travel roster.
2010 (Redshirt Freshman)
Kellogg provided depth at quarterback. He did not play in a game, but did make the travel roster for Nebraska's final two road games.
Kellogg quarterbacked the scout team, and earned Scout Team MVP honors.
Before Nebraska (Omaha Westside HS)
Kellogg joined the Huskers as a walk-on from Omaha Westside High School, where he starred at quarterback. Kellogg helped the Warriors and Coach Marty Kaufmann to the state playoffs as a senior, when he passed for 12 touchdowns. Kellogg earned honorable-mention Class A all-state honors from the Lincoln Journal Star for his play. He also held scholarship offers from Northwest Missouri State and North Dakota and a walk-on offer from Iowa.
Ron III is the son of Ron Jr., and Latrice Kellogg, and was born on Nov. 1, 1990. Kellogg’s father earned all-conference honors in basketball at Kansas, before being selected in the second round of the 1986 NBA Draft. Kellogg III is majoring in sociology. He has volunteered his time with School is Cool Week, National Student-Athlete Day, the YMCA, at hospital and elementary school visits, along with the Madonna Wheelchair Football Workshop. Kellogg’s community outreach work earned him a spot on the Brook Berringer Citizenship Team and a Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award in 2012.
» Games Played–4 in 2012
» Passing–4-11, 22 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT all in 2012
» Rushing–2 carries, -3 yards, in 2012