Honors & Awards
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2020)
2022 (Redshirt Freshman)
Eli Simonson did not play in a game in 2022.
Simonson did not play in a game in 2021 and utilized his redshirt season.
2020 (Covid Season)
Simonson did not play in a game in 2020.
Before Nebraska (Fremont Archbishop Bergan HS)
Simonson had a standout career on both the offensive and defensive line at Archbishop Bergan High School. As a senior, he earned honorable-mention Class C-2 all-state recognition from the Omaha World-Herald. Simonson helped Coach Seth Mruz’s team to a 7-3 record and a trip to the state playoffs. Behind Simonson’s blocking, Archbishop Bergan averaged nearly 200 rushing yards per game, and on defense Simonson had 43 tackles, two sacks and an interception. Simonson helped Bergan average more than 200 rushing yards per game in 2018 en route to a 6-4 record. He also had 39 tackles and three tackles for loss on defense. Simonson made 32 tackles as a sophomore.
Eli was born on June 5, 2001, and he is the son of Mark and Anna Simonson. He is majoring in management.