2014 (Jr.): Played in all 12 games and started four contests . . . part of an offensive line that blocked for Ball State all-time leading rusher Jahwan Edwards . . . part of an offensive line that ranked in the nation's top-20 in fewest sacks allowed and fewest tackles for loss allowed.
2013 (So.): Saw first collegiate action at Eastern Michigan . . . also played vs. Miami University.
2012 (Fr.): Did not see action.
2011: Redshirted as a walk-on.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned two letters in football for Coach Andrew Kremer at Geurin Catholic . . . helped the Golden Eagles to an 8-5 record as a senior . . . all-state and academic all-state as a senior . . . helped Guerin Catholic to the school's first-ever sectional and regional titles in 2010 . . . named to the Indiana Football Coaches Association South All-Star Team.
PERSONAL: Son of Ed and Earlene Plavchak . . . one brother . . . born Jan. 7, 1993, in Indianapolis, Ind. . . . full name is Nick Anthony Plavchak.