Redshirt freshman Mitch Hron will enter fall camp looking to push for playing time in the Nebraska linebacker corps. The 6-2, 230-pound Hron redshirted and worked on the scout team in his first season with the Huskers, while also adding more than 10 pounds of muscle in the weight room.
Hron redshirted and worked on the scout team.
Before Nebraska (Schuyler HS)
Hron was a talented two-way standout for Schuyler High School, helping his team to a 9-2 record and a trip to the 2008 Class B state quarterfinals. Hron was a standout running back and linebacker for Coach Fred Doscher, earning accolades on both sides of the ball. Offensively, Hron gained 1,462 yards and scored 16 touchdowns as a running back, and earned Class B all-state offensive honors from the Omaha World-Herald and the Associated Press. He also dominated on defense from his linebacker spot and was a first-team Class B all-state pick on defense by the Lincoln Journal Star.
Mitch is the son of Mike and Denise Hron, and was born on March 19, 1991. He is an engineering major and has assisted with numerous outreach activities.