Born in Winfield, Ill. ... parents are Scott and Joan Kolbaba ... one of 7 children ... one of 3 children who have attended BYU ... older brother, Dane, played baseball at Texas A&M ... older sister, Beth, played college basketball ... served a Church mission in San Fernando, California ... an Eagle Scout.
An All-conference and all-area selection as a senior at Wheaton-Warrenville South HS ... helped lead team to back-to-back state championships ... captain of both the football and track teams as a senior ... received the Distinguished Athlete Award as a senior.
1998 | Redshirt Year
Redshirted as a true freshman.
2001 | Freshman Year
Participated as a member of the practice squad.
2002 | Sophomore Year
Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... saw limited action during the season at defensive tackle ... credited with 4 tackles, including a season-high 3 takedowns against Air Force.
2003 | Junior Year
Participated in spring drills ... will be competing for a starting position at nose tackle during fall camp.