Former TE Bykowksi earned honorable mention on the AP team from the Big 12 media in 2012.
Played in all 13 games for the Cyclones, making four starts at right tackle for the injured Brayden Burris ... Iowa State went 3-1 with Bykowksi in the starting lineup.
Appeared in eight games.
Redshirted after moving from tight end to the offensive line.
Played tight end, catching three passes for 21 yards.
10th-rated prospect in Minnesota ... as a senior, caught 11 passes for 194 yards and nine touchdowns ... had four catches for 43 yards during his junior season ... Scout.com 69th-rated tight end ... Eden Prairie won back-to-back Minnesota 5A championships and set Minnesota state championship game records for total yards gained (520), first downs (30) and rushing first downs (22) ... squad was 16th-best prep football team according to USA Today Super 25 rankings ... earned three letters in basketball and football ... was basketball team captain as a senior ... member of the National Honor Society ... coached by Mike Grant, son of former Minnesota Vikings coach Bud Grant.
Born July 25, 1990 ... son of Kathy and Bruce Bykowski ... management major ... father played basketball at South Dakota ... brother, Matt, played football at Minnesota State-Mankato.