Connor Schutt joins the Husker program from Wahoo’s Bishop Neumann High School. He was a two-way standout for the Cavaliers.
As a senior, Schutt helped Coach Jordan Roberts’ team to an 8-2 record and a state playoff appearance. Schutt had 345 rushing yards and four rushing touchdowns while throwing for 687 yards and nine touchdowns. Defensively, he had 15 tackles and a fumble recovery. Schutt was an honorable-mention Class C-2 all-state selection and an honorable-mention All-Omaha area pick.
Schutt threw for 768 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior, while also rushing for 683 yards and 11 touchdowns. He averaged an impressive 15.2 yards per carry and helped the Cavaliers to an 8-2 record. As a sophomore, Schutt threw for 1,403 yards and seven touchdowns and added 274 yards and six touchdowns on the ground.
In track and field, Schutt was the state runner-up in both the high jump (6-4) and triple jump (44-11) at the Class C state meet as a junior. He also finished ninth in the long jump. Schutt placed at state in the high jump and triple jump as a sophomore.