Trey Palmer

WR · Nebraska

HISTORY — from school bio

2022 (jr): Second-Team All-Big Ten (Media) ... Third-Team All-Big Ten (Coaches) ... Played in every game with 11 starts and caught 71 passes for 1,043 yards and nine touchdowns ... 1,043 receiving yards were a Nebraska record, while his 71 receptions were the most by a wide receiver in program history and ranked second in NU history for any position ... Palmer's nine touchdown receptions also ranked fifth in school history, and his three 100-yard receiving games ranked 10th ... Recognized as a second-team All-Big Ten selection by the league media and a third-team pick by the conference coaches ... Added to the Biletnikoff Award watch list as a midseason candidate ... Ranked in the top 15 nationally during the regular season in receiving yards (1,043) and receiving touchdowns (9) ... Ranked 19th nationally in receiving touchdowns, 21st in receiving yards per game (86.9), 24th in receiving yards and 28th in receptions per game (5.9) ... Led the nation with three catches of 70 yards or longer and ranked second with four catches of 60 yards or longer ... Caught a then-career-high eight passes for 68 yards in his Husker against Northwestern ... Made four receptions for 82 yards the next week against North Dakota, including a 35-yard grab ... Caught six passes for 81 yards vs. Georgia Southern ... Set a career highs with 10 catches as part of a 92-yard effort against No. 6 Oklahoma, which included a 32-yard touchdown catch ... Posted his first career 100-yard receiving game against Indiana, catching eight passes for 157 yards. He had a 71-yard touchdown reception, and Palmer also returned three punts for 37 yards to finish with a career-high 194 all-purpose yards ... At Rutgers, Palmer caught four passes for 64 yards, including the game-winning 27-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter, and eclipsed 1,000 career receiving yards ... Caught seven passes for 237 yards for a career-high two touchdowns and a school-record 237 receiving yards against Purdue. One of Palmer's two touchdowns was a 72-yard reception that marked the longest catch of his career and his fourth consecutive game with a touchdown reception. Added a career-long 60-yard rush. He finished with 297 all-purpose yards on only eight offensive touches — averaging 37.1 yards per play. Posted the fifth-most all-purpose yards in a game in Husker history and the most since 2014. According to Sports Reference, Palmer was the first player this century (since 2000) to have 225 receiving yards and 50 rushing yards in the same game, and he was only the fourth player to have 200 receiving yards and 50 rushing yards in the same game ... Limited to one catch against No. 17 Illinois, which entered the game with the nation's No. 1 pass defense ... Caught five passes at No. 3 Michigan but was limited to 12 yards ... Against Wisconsin, hauled in four passes for 47 yards, including a pair of touchdowns ... In his final game, Palmer caught nine passes for 165 yards at Iowa to set the Nebraska single-season receiving yards record. He caught touchdown passes of 87 and 18 yards against the Hawkeyes, with the 87-yard touchdown pass marking the fifth-longest passing play in Nebraska history and the Huskers' longest play from scrimmage since the 2014 Gator Bowl.

—at LSU—

Spent three seasons at LSU (2019-21), playing in 28 games ... Totaled 41 receptions for 458 yards (11 yards per reception) and three touchdowns ... Had 23 punt returns for 188 yards and one touchdown at LSU with 15 kickoff returns for 394 yards and one touchdown.

2021 (soph): Caught 30 passes for 344 yards and three touchdowns, ranking third on the team in touchdown receptions and fourth in catches ... Returned 18 punts for 115 yards and seven kickoffs for 142 yards.

2020 (fr): Had 10 catches for 108 yards while returning seven kickoffs for 241 – including a 93-yard touchdown against South Carolina – and two punts for eight yards.

2019 (true fr) : Earned playing time as a true freshman, when LSU won the national championship ... Had a six-yard reception while returning three punts for 65 yards – including a 54-yard touchdown return against Northwestern State – and one kickoff for 11 yards.

High school: Palmer was a 5-star recruit coming out of Kentwood High School, where he helped the Kangaroos to the Class 1A state title with more than 1,000 receiving yards as a senior ... Regarded as the No. 20 prospect in the nation by Rivals ... Also a track standout, winning the 100-meter state title as a senior and capturing four 200-meter state championships, including a state meet record-time of 21.11 in his senior season.


Trey was born on April 2, 2001, and is the son of Raymonda Callahan. He is majoring in child, youth and family studies ... Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Spring 2022)


15.0 0.0 75.0 5.0 60.0
71.0 14.7 9.0 87.0 1043.0
0.0 1.0 1.0
0.0 0.0 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0
25.0 45.0 2.0 0.0 22.5
9.0 4.0 0.0 22.0 36.0

Physical Attributes:

Proj Rd: 3
Height: 6002
Weight: 192
Forty: 4.33
Arm: 31 7/8
Hand: 09 5/8
Wingspan: 76 1/8

Pro Day Results:

Cone: 7.13
Bench: --
Shuttle: 4.26
10: --
20: --
40: --
BJ: 09'06"
VJ: --

Combine Results:

Cone: --
Bench: --
Shuttle: --
10: 1.48
20: 2.52
40: 4.33
BJ: --
VJ: --