Class of 2012

Taylor Hoffman

HometownOakland, NE
High schoolOakland-Craig

Taylor Hoffman will be the first player from Oakland-Craig to join the Husker program since the early 1980s. A consensus Class C-2 all-state pick by the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star, Hoffman will walk-on as a linebacker where he recorded 88 tackles, including 55 solo stops in 2011. Hoffman also contributed on offense at fullback, rushing for 717 yards and 14 touchdowns, while he averaged over eight yards per carry. Hoffman helped Oakland-Craig reach the quarterfinals of the C-2 state playoffs and a 10-1 overall record. Also a member of the Oakland-Craig wrestling squad, Hoffman chose to walk-on at Nebraska over offers from South Dakota State and Wyoming. He is the son of Ken and Mary Hoffman, and was born on July 3, 1993.


Photo Credit: Mark Davis, The World-Herald

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