2023 (Redshirt Freshman)
Tyler Knaak played in nine games in his first season at Nebraska in 2023.
Before Nebraska (Brighton HS/Utah)
Knaak spent the 2022 season at the University of Utah where he redshirted. He was one of the top 20 prospects in the state of Utah after an outstanding high school career at Brighton High School.
Knaak was a first-team all-region selection as a senior at Brighton when he had 72 pancake blocks and had an overall grade of 86 percent. Knaak switched to offense as a senior after beginning his career on the defensive line. He made 19 tackles as a junior. Knaak posted a 14-1 record as a heavyweight wrestler, before his season was cut short by injury.
Tyler is the son of Tim and Jenny Knaak, and he was born on Nov. 30, 2003.