The high school that Farniok attended was called Washington. When he was a sophomore, he was promoted to the starting position on the offensive line. Farniok was recognized as a member of the Class 11AAA All-state team and the Sioux Falls Argus Leader’s Elite 45 during his junior year.
In 2015, while he was a senior on the squad, he made important contributions that helped them win the state championship.
He was selected to the first team of the Parade All-Americans, the Class 11AAA All-state team, and the Sioux Falls Argus Leader’s Elite 45. He was named South Dakota Gatorade Player of the Year.
Coming out of high school, Farniok was given a recruiting rating of three stars by the website 247Sports.com.
He attended the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and played for the Nebraska Cornhuskers from 2016 to 2020.
He was a standout at Nebraska and was given the starting position at right tackle as a sophomore and contributed to the team’s average of 456.2 yards of total offense during that season. He started at right tackle for all 12 games he played in as a junior.
When Was Matt Farniok Drafted?
Matt Farniok was drafted in the 2021 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys in the seventh round (238th overall).