Nolan Bluntzer
Nolan Bluntzer

Player Profile

New Braunfels, TX

High School:
New Braunfels

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 275




Following strong work in the spring, enters fall training camp in the No. 1 spot on the depth chart at center ... played as reserve all of last year, but did start several games as a freshman and sophomore ... can play both the guard and center positions ... one of the Bears' most experienced players along the line ... worked hard in the offseason to increase both his size and strength ... 2002 ... played a reserve role behind starter Ryan Jones all year ... saw action at Arizona State and in the Big Game vs. Stanford ... 2001 ... drew starting assignment in three games, opening at left guard in Games 1 (vs. Illinois) and 10 (at Stanford), while starting at center in the season finale at Rutgers ... played in seven games overall ...2000 ... spent his redshirt-freshman season at the center position ... after playing well in the Utah opener, had his first career start at Illinois ... 1999 ... made a big impression during his first fall camp as a freshman and earned a spot in the playing rotation ... injured his elbow the second week of the season and redshirted.

High School/Personal: A three-year starter at New Braunfels HS in Texas ... earned first team all-district, second team Greater San Antonio Area and second team all-state honors as a senior ... a member of the SuperPrep All-Southwest team as the No. 111 overall prospect in Texas ... posted 163 knockdown blocks and 42 pancake blocks his senior year ... didn't allow a sack his senior year ... best game came against Clemens HS with 26 knockdowns and 7 pancake blocks ... named honorable mention all-district as a junior ... a member of the National Honor Society as a prep ... conservation and resource studies major ... his late father, Thomas, played football at Baylor from 1970-73 ... mother is Anna Lisa ... earned honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic honors in 2000 ... born Aug. 20, 1980 in New Braunfels, TX.