Nick Buchta

#68      6-4     245   
North Barrington, Ill. (Lake Zurich)

Career: Nick captured Academic All-America honors for his work on the offensive line and in the classroom.
2012: Second-team Capital One Academic All-America selection...appeared in nine games with six starts at the left tackle position...also entered the season with a perfect 4.0 grade point average...earned the 31st Academic All-American award in the history of Rose-Hulman football and the first since 2009.
2011: Appeared in four contests to earn his first varsity letter...contributed on special teams and as a member of the scout team.
At Rose-Hulman: Heminway Bronze Medal scholar...named Greek of the Year as a member of Sigma Nu fraternity...member of the Alpha Lambda Delta honor society.
Prep Career: Huddle group leader for the football team as a senior...two-year team captain in track and field...member of Class 7A runner-up team...finished 8th of 850 in his class.
Personal: Mechanical engineering major.