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Trev Alberts


Trev Kendall Alberts

Inducted 2015

Date of Birth



Cedar Falls, IA


University of Nebraska (1990-1993)


Trev Alberts became the Cornhuskers’ first Butkus Award winner in 1993 as the top linebacker in the nation. A unanimous first team All-America following his senior season, Alberts was named the Big Eight Defensive Player of the Year and Male Athlete of the Year in 1993. The senior team captain was Nebraska’s all-time career leader in sacks and was tied for the school’s single-season record. A two-time first team all-conference selection, Alberts led Nebraska to at least a share of three conference titles and four bowl appearances, including three-straight Orange Bowl berths. Alberts was named Defensive MVP following Nebraska’s loss in the 1993 Orange Bowl, and he helped the Huskers to an undefeated regular season and the national title game against Florida State at the Orange Bowl his senior year. The Football News Defensive Player of the Year in 1993, he earned Second Team All-America honors as a junior, and he was the Big Eight Defensive Newcomer of the Year in 1990. Excelling off the field, Alberts was named an NFF National Scholar-Athlete and a Academic All-America following his senior season. The three-time academic all-conference selection was also a recipient of the NCAA Today’s Top Eight Award and an NCAA postgraduate scholarship. Alberts was selected with the fifth overall pick in the 1994 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts, spending three seasons with the franchise. The Cedar Falls, Iowa, native had his number retired by Nebraska in 1994, and he is a member of the university’s All-Century Team and the state of Nebraska Football Hall of Fame. After his playing career, Alberts spent time as a college football analyst and a athletics administrator.


Height 6'4"

Weight 240

Career Highlights

  • 1993 Academic All-Americe
  • 1993 All-Conference
  • 1993 Butkus Award Winner
  • 1993 Conference MVP
  • 1993 NCAA Post Graduate Scholar
  • 1993 NFF Scholar Athlete
  • 1993 Unanimous All-America
  • 1992 All-Conference
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