Son of Daniel and Tamara Oswald ... holds citizenship in both United States and Switzerland ... an Eagle Scout ... majoring in international relations ... served a Church mission in Hamburg, Germany (2003-2004) ... speaks German ... wife's name is Rashelle.
Played only one year of high school football ... lettered in 2000 as a senior ... helped lead the Bengals to the state quarterfinals ... lettered as a junior and senior in basketball ... a high school academic letterman.
2002 | Freshman Year
Played in eight of the Cougars' 12 games during the season ... saw action on special teams ... played offensive tackle in both JV games.
2005 | Redshirt Year
Redshirted after returning from a Church mission.
2006 | Sophomore Year
Earned Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors ... saw action in all 13 games during the season ... earned letterman honors ... started three games at right tackle ... part of an offensive line that helped produce an average 465.5 yards of total offense per game (4th in the nation) ... provided protection for a passing offense that averaged 323.54 yards per game (4th in the nation) ... provided protection for a passing offense that produced an efficiency rating of 167.08 on the season (2nd in the nation) ... helped lead the Cougars to a league-best 277 first downs during the season ... vital part of an offensive line that helped BYU to a 56.6 regular-season third-down conversion percentage (3rd in the nation) ... part of an offensive line that allowed just 9 sacks against conference opponents ... part of an offensive line that helped the Cougars to an average 36.7 points per game (5th in the nation).
2007 | Junior Year
Earned 2007 Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors ... earned the Todd Christensen Academic Excellence Award ... started all 13 games at right tackle as a junior ... earned letterman honors ... part of an offensive unit that led the Mountain West Conference and ranked 14th in the nation in passing offense, averaging 298.4 yards per game ... also led the MWC and ranked 25th in total offense, averaging 442.8 yards per game ... part of an offensive unit that helped the Cougars lead the Mountain West with an average 30.1 points per game ... part of a unit that averaged only 1.54 sacks per game.
2008 | Senior Year
ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American ... Academic All-MWC ... earned letterman honors as a senior ... started all 13 games in 2008 at right tackle for an offensive unit that led the conference and ranked No. 6 nationally in passing per game (310.38) and No. 16 in total offense (444.77) ... part of a unit that averaged only 1.54 sacks per game ... vital part of an offensive line that helped BYU to a 55.7 third-down conversion percentage on the season (2nd in the nation) ... named to the 2009 Hampshire Honor Society ... Todd Christensen Academic Excellence Award.