Jason Maciejczak redshirted in his first season at Nebraska. He made a position switch from the defensive line to the offensive line.
Before Nebraska (T.F. Riggs HS)
Maciejczak was one of the top players in South Dakota. He played his final season for T.F. Riggs High School after playing for his father, Dan, at Douglas High School for his first three seasons.
Maciejczak helped Riggs to a perfect 12-0 record and a state championship as a senior. The Governors averaged 48 points per game and scored at least 35 points in all 12 games, including five 50-point performances. Maciejczak was deemed the “best lineman” in the state by Riggs head coach Steve Steele. On defense, Maciejczak recorded 26 tackles with eight tackles for loss and three sacks as a senior.
At Douglas High School, Maciejczak was a three-time all-conference selection. He earned honorable-mention all-state accolades as a sophomore and was an all-state pick as a junior. In his senior season, Maciejczak was named a finalist for state player of the year by the Argus Leader.
In track and field, Maciejczak finished second at the Class AA state meet in the shot put and discus as a junior. In his sophomore season, Maciejczak was second at state in the discus and third in the shot put.
Maciejczak is regarded as a three-star prospect by 247Sports. Originally a North Dakota commit, he also had offers from Kent State, North Dakota State, South Dakota and South Dakota State.
In addition to coaching Jason in high school, Dan Maciejczak was a three-year starting offensive lineman at Chadron State. He earned All-America and Academic All-America accolades and is a member of the Chadron State Athletic Hall of Fame. Jason’s brother, Jared, also played football at Chadron State.