Honors & Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2020)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2019; Spring 2020)
Ian Boerkircher played on special teams in every game in 2022.
Boerkircher played in six games in 2021, appearing on offense against Illinois and Northwestern and on special teams against Fordham, Buffalo, Michigan and Minnesota.
2020 (Covid Season)
Boerkircher added depth to the Husker offensive line but did not play in a game as a sophomore.
Boerkircher sat out in his first season at Nebraska after transferring from Nebraska-Kearney.
Before Nebraska (Aurora HS/Nebraska-Kearney)
Boerkircher joined Nebraska as a walk-on after spending his freshman season as a tight end at Nebraska-Kearney. Boerkircher redshirted during his lone year as a Loper in 2018.
In high school, Boerkircher was a three-year letterwinner and honorable-mention all-conference performer for Aurora. He totaled 63 tackles with 3.0 sacks as a senior and was selected to play in the 2018 Nebraska Shrine Bowl. Aurora advanced to the state playoffs in each of Boerkircher's three seasons, finishing as the Class B runner-up his sophomore season.
Ian is the son of Matt and Sherry Boerkircher, and he was born on June 8, 1999. He graduated in May of 2022 with a degree in communication studies. Boerkircher has volunteered his time with the Nebraska Football Road Race and local hospital visits. Ian is joined on the Husker football team by younger brother, Nate, a tight end.