Class of 2012

Brandon Reilly

HometownLincoln, NE
High schoolSouthwest

A standout on both sides of the football for Lincoln Southwest, Brandon Reilly will walk-on at Nebraska as a wide receiver. Reilly earned honorable mention all-state honors as a receiver according to the Omaha World-Herald. Reilly caught 18 passes for 339 yards, and was also a threat on special teams, amassing over 650 kickoff and punt return yards as a senior, including three returns for touchdowns. Reilly showed big-play ability as a senior, with eight of his nine touchdowns coming from 50 yards or more. On defense, Reilly totaled 59 tackles and three interceptions, to earn a spot on the first-team Lincoln Journal Star Super-State team as a defensive back. Also a member of the Southwest basketball team, Reilly chose to walk-on at Nebraska after receiving interest from Nebraska-Kearney, Southeast Missouri State and South Dakota. Reilly was born on Sept. 24, 1993, and is the son of Paul Reilly and Julie Matthes.


Photo Credit: Corey Perrine, The World-Herald

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