70 Blaine Kowalkowski
70 Blaine Kowalkowski
Height: 6-0
Weight: 250
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Myrtle Beach, S.C.
High School: Carolina Forest
Position: OL

2014: Starter at left guard for all 11 games...key member of team that won the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference title and advance to the NCAA Division III playoffs.

2013: Started all 12 games at the left guard position for an offensive line that helped Franklin rank in the top 10 nationally in total offense, scoring and passing yards...key member of team that won the HCAC title and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III playoffs.

2012: Earned valuable playing time, earning three starts at center along the offensive line as a freshman...started the final three regular-season games, including contest against Hanover to secure the HCAC title (11/10)...got first collegiate start in road league triumph at Defiance (10/27)...also had a start against Bluffton (11/3)...made collegiate debut in a home conference victory against Earlham (9/22)...came off the bench against Rose-Hulman (10/20).

High school: Earned All-Region honors as an offensive lineman playing for Dew Hummel at Carolina Forest High School...Toast of the Coast...named Most Valuable Offensive Lineman.

Personal: Majors in exercise science with a minor in coaching…son of Joe and Lori Kowalkowski.