UTAH: One-time walk-on is projected to start at center ... missed spring camp with an injury but will be full strength for fall.
2015--Appeared in 12 games, mostly on special teams ... played 10 snaps on the offensive line against Oregon State.
2014--Appeared in all 13 games, mostly on special teams ... played 74 regular-season snaps in three appearances on the offensive line ... recorded these offensive line stats: Idaho State (20 plays, 1 cut), Fresno State (51 plays) and Oregon State (3 plays).
2012--Played in one game (Washington State) ... played seven downs on the offensive line against WSU ... lettered.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time all-conference ... West Ranch HS (Calif.) team captain ... four-year scholar-athlete ... also a three-year letterman in track.
PERSONAL: Son of Michael and Glenda Nowakowski ... brothers Andrew and Adam played football for Campbellsville University ... family is of Polish descent ... electrical engineering major received his degree in spring, 2016 ... full name is Nicholas Robert Nowakowski (pronounced no-uh-cow-ski) ... born Nov. 19, 1993.