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Kyle Baublitz was among the group of Nittany Lions who teammates said made significant strides during spring practice. Playing on a unit that must replace the graduated Jordan Hill and James Terry, Baublitz should be in contention for substantial playing time on the interior defensive line. A redshirt junior, Baublitz and senior DaQuan Jones are the squad's only tackles with any game experience on defense. A former defensive end, his dedicated efforts in the strength and conditioning program have resulted in adding 35 pounds since he arrived on campus in 2010. A tough, physical and instinctive player, Baublitz recorded his first career sack in last year's win over Temple. A former Central York High School standout, Baublitz brought a 3.21 grade-point average in secondary education into the summer after earning 2012 Academic All-Big Ten honors.
2012 (Junior Season)
Baublitz was shifted from defensive end to tackle at the conclusion of spring practice. He earned playing time on defense and special teams. Baublitz recorded three tackles, including a sack in the win over Temple. He also made two stops in the win over Navy to assist in Bill O'Brien's first career head coaching victory. Baublitz was an Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2011 (Sophomore Season)
In his first season on the field, Baublitz saw playing time on defense and special teams in all 13 games. He recorded one solo tackle and one quarterback hurry against Houston in the TicketCity Bowl. Baublitz saw action on 129 snaps, topped by 25 in the win over Eastern Michigan and 22 in the victory over Indiana State.
2010 (Freshman Season)
Redshirt season. Baublitz enrolled in the University in January 2010.
Baublitz was a standout defensive end and tight end for Coach Brad Livingston at Central York High School, earning all-state honors. As a captain during his senior season, Baublitz made 123 tackles and caught 15 passes for 123 yards. He was rated the nation's No. 31 defensive end by Scout.com and also was a highly rated tight end, with Rivals.com listing him at No. 8 in the country. Baublitz also played volleyball three years and was on the freshman basketball team.
Full name is Kyle Edward Baublitz. He is the son of Steven and Wanda Baublitz. He has one older brother, Nate, and two older sisters, Holly and Rachael. His father owns two degrees from Penn State. Rachael played basketball at Penn State Mont Alto and graduated in 2010. His brother played football at Kutztown University and his father both played on and coached the Penn State York men's basketball team. Baublitz also has an uncle who played football at Baldwin Wallace College and another uncle who played basketball at Pitt-Johnstown. In his free time, Baublitz enjoys swimming and playing golf and video games. Baublitz is a secondary education major. Born January 9, 1991 in York, Pa.