Honors & Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2021, 2022)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022; Spring 2020, 2021)
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2019, 2020, 2021)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2019, 2020, 2021)
Broc Bando started 10 games at right guard in 2022. He started the first six games before suffering an injury that kept him out of the Purdue and Illinois games. He returned from the injury to start the final four games of the season.
Bando played in nine games in 2021. He saw action on special teams in all nine appearances and played on offense in four contests, including extensive action in the season finale against Iowa.
2020 (Covid Season)
Bando played in all eight games as a junior. He saw action on special teams and on the offensive line in the season opener at No. 5 Ohio State. He also earned playing time on special teams against Northwestern, Penn State, Illinois, Iowa, Purdue, Minnesota and Rutgers.
Bando played in all 12 games as a sophomore. In addition to playing on special teams in every game, Bando saw his first career action on the offensive line by playing left tackle against Northern Illinois. He also saw significant playing time on the line against Minnesota, Indiana, Wisconsin and Maryland.
2018 (Redshirt Freshman)
Bando added depth to the Husker offensive line as a redshirt freshman in 2018, but he did not appear in a game.
Bando redshirted in his first season in the program.
Before Nebraska (Lincoln Southeast HS/IMG Academy)
Bando was part of one of the nation’s top prep teams at IMG Academy. Playing for Coach Kevin Wright, Bando was a standout at both offensive guard and tackle, helping the Ascenders to an 11-0 record in 2016. IMG Academy finished the year ranked No. 3 in the nation in the USA Today prep rankings. Behind a strong offensive line, IMG Academy averaged nearly 390 yards per game and scored better than 35 points per contest.
Bando was also part of a perfect season at IMG Academy in 2015, as the school posted a 9-0 record and was ranked among the nation’s top 10 prep teams. Bando began his career at Lincoln Southeast in 2014, when he had 30 tackles and two sacks as a defensive lineman and earned honorable-mention All-City accolades from the Lincoln Journal Star. Bando also threw the shot put as a freshman and sophomore at Southeast.
Bando was ranked as one of the nation’s top 50 offensive guards in the 247Sports composite rankings and among the top linemen in Florida. Bando had offers from numerous schools, including Louisville, Mississippi State, Georgia, Georgia Tech and Kansas State before selecting the Huskers.
Broc was born on Oct. 2, 1998, and is the son of Shannon Hanke. He earned his degree in business administration in December of 2020. Bando has volunteered his time with Husker Heroes, the Nebraska Football Road Race, Operation Christmas Child, the Athletic Department Career Fair and local hospital visits and food drives.