Honors & Awards
» Academic All-Big Ten (2020, 2021, 2022)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022; Spring 2020, 2021, 2022)
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2019, 2020)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2019, 2020)
Jake Archer did not play in a game in 2022.
Archer played in one game during the 2021 season, making his Husker debut by appearing on special teams in the win over Fordham.
2020 (Covid Season)
Archer did not play in a game as a sophomore, but he continued to add depth to Nebraska's linebacking corps.
2019 (Redshirt Freshman)
Archer provided depth at inside linebacker but did not play in a game as a redshirt freshman.
Archer redshirted in his first season at Nebraska.
Before Nebraska (Omaha Skutt Catholic HS)
Archer walked on at Nebraska as a linebacker after helping Omaha Skutt Catholic High School to a Class B runner-up finish in 2017. As a senior, Archer recorded 131 tackles, including 11 in the state title game. He earned Super-State honors from the Lincoln Journal Star and was named to the Omaha World-Herald all-state and all-area teams. Archer set Skutt records for most tackles in a game (23 in the state semifinals) and in a career (371). He had five sacks and two interceptions as a senior, while adding 687 rushing yards and seven touchdowns. Archer was also an all-state linebacker as a junior when he helped Skutt to the state final.
Jake was born on Aug. 21, 1999, and he is the son of Jeremy and Kathy Archer. Archer earned his degree in business administration in May and will take graduate courses this fall. Archer has volunteered with Husker Heroes, the Nebraska Football Road Race, the Malone Center and local hospital visits.