Kyle Vanden Bosch to be inducted into Nebraska Football Hall of Fame

(Lincoln) — Nebraska has announced six new inductees to the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame, including former West Lyon standout Kyle Vanden Bosch.

Vanden Bosch was a defensive end with the Huskers from 1997-2000. Vanden Bosch played in 50 games in his Nebraska career and totaled more than 140 tackles, including 34 tackles for loss and 13 sacks. In his senior season, Vanden Bosch had 17 tackles for loss and 26 quarterback hurries. Vanden Bosch was a two-time second-team All-Big 12 selection and was a three-time Pro Bowl selection during a 12-year NFL career.

At West Lyon High School Vanden Bosch was named the 1997 Des Moines Register High School Male Athlete of the Year and the USA Today/Gatorade Player of the Year for Iowa and Midwest Region. He started three years at fullback and four at linebacker at West Lyon. As senior, rushed 136 times for 812 yards and 18 touchdowns while recording 83 tackles, 14 sacks, and one interception.

The 2023 Hall of Fame class will be officially inducted at a Sept. 22 banquet in Lincoln and recognized the following day at the Huskers’ home game against Louisiana Tech.