Honors & Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2021)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Spring 2021)
Mason Nieman did not play in a game during the 2021 season.
Nieman did not play in a game in his first season at Nebraska.
Before Nebraska (Waverly HS)
Nieman was one of the top two-way players in the state of Nebraska as a senior, leading Waverly High School to the Class B state semifinals. With Nieman guiding the way at quarterback the Vikings averaged better than 335 yards per game en route to a 10-2 record. Nieman ranked among the Class B leaders in rushing yards with 1,256 yards and 13 rushing touchdowns. He also passed for 513 yards and seven touchdowns and saw action on defense. Nieman earned all-state honors as a defensive back from the Omaha World-Herald. He helped the Vikings to a 9-3 record in 2018, with more than 350 all-purpose yards and 30 tackles. Nieman chose to walk on at NU over numerous scholarship offers including Wayne State, UNK and Minnesota State.
Mason was born on Feb. 19, 2002, and is the son of James and Ann Nieman. He has not declared a major.