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2023 (Freshman)
Cameron Lenhardt played in 10 games with four starts as a true freshman, missing two games due to injury. With his four starts, Lenhardt became the only true freshman defensive linemen to start multiple games for Nebraska in the modern era. Lenhardt recorded 16 tackles with 5.0 tackles for loss and 3.0 sacks. He was named an honorable-mention freshman All-American by the College Football Network.

Lenhardt started the season opener at Minnesota as a true freshman, becoming only the second true freshman defensive lineman to start a game for Nebraska in the modern era and the first to start a season opener. Lenhardt finished with three tackles against the Gophers. He had three more tackles at Colorado with his first two career sacks. Lenhardt was the first Husker true freshman to have multiple sacks in a game since Barry Turner in 2005. He was injured early against Northern Illinois and the injury also kept him out of the Louisiana Tech and Michigan games. Lenhardt returned to play in Nebraska's win at Illinois. He tied his career high with three tackles against Northwestern with a four-yard tackle for loss. Lenhardt recorded one tackle against Purdue. He had a career-high four tackles at Michigan State with 1.5 TFLs and an eight-yard sack. Lenhardt started against Maryland for his fourth start of the season. He had two tackles with a half tackle for loss at Wisconsin.

Before Nebraska (IMG [Fla.] Academy)
Cameron Lenhardt was one of the most coveted defensive line recruits in the nation as a high school All-American at IMG Academy in Florida. Lenhardt played his first two seasons for Don Bosco Prep in New Jersey.

Lenhardt helped IMG Academy to a stellar defensive season as a senior, when he recorded 21 tackles with 7.0 tackles for loss. IMG recorded 30 takeaways in his final season and gave up only 32.8 rushing yards per game and 96.4 passing yards per game. IMG allowed only 2.1 yards per rush and 3.7 yards per pass. Lenhardt played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Don Bosco Prep in New Jersey. He played on the varsity both seasons and recorded five sacks.

Lenhardt was selected to play in the 2023 Under Armour All-America Game. A four-star prospect, Lenhardt was ranked among the top 150 recruits in the country by ESPN, which tabbed him as the No. 17 edge recruit in the country. He had offers from numerous top programs but chose Nebraska over fellow finalists Michigan State and Penn State.