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Nathan Kolbaba Athlete Profile

#93 Nathan Kolbaba

Nathan Kolbaba
Position: Defensive Line Height: 6-2 Weight: 279 Roster Years: 1998 | 2001-2003 Hometown: Wheaton, IL Last School: Wheaton-Warrenville South


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.

Before BYU

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.