Awards and Honors
Drafted by San Francisco 49ers (Seventh round - 40th pick/246th overall)
Iowa State Offensive Lineman of the Year (2012)
All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (Associated Press, Coaches - 2012)
National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame New Hampshire Honor Society (2013)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (S11, F11, S12)
Academic All-Big 12 First Team (2012)
Academic All-Big 12 Second Team (2010)
ISU Scholar Athlete (2011, 2012)
Three-time academic All-Big 12 honoree … finished his career with 18 starts … started every game of senior season at left tackle … played in 47 career games.
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.