Brock Knutson redshirted in his first season at Nebraska.
Before Nebraska (Scottsbluff HS)
Knutson was one of the top offensive linemen in Nebraska. He played three seasons for Mitchell High School before playing his final season at Scottsbluff High School.
As a senior, Knutson helped Scottsbluff to the semifinals of the Class B playoffs. He was chosen as a first-team Super-State offensive lineman by the Lincoln Journal Star and was recognized as a second-team All-Nebraska selection by the Omaha World-Herald. Knutson was a Class C1 honorable-mention all-state pick as a sophomore at Mitchell. He also competed in wrestling and track and field.
Knutson was a consensus three-star prospect. He was ranked among the nation’s top 50 offensive tackles by On3. Knutson had offers from several programs, including Arizona State, Iowa State, Kansas and Kansas State.