Nevada 2013: Will compete for a spot on the depth chart on the defensive front and possible on special teams as a redshirt freshman. 2012: Joined the team as a true freshman and redshirted his first season at Nevada.
High School A graduate of Sonora (Calif.) High School ... Was the All-Area MVP as a senior while earning first-team All-District honors ... Named first-team all-league on both offense and defense ... Named first-team All-Area as a junior while earning second-team all-league honors ... Named school's Most Outstanding Athlete as a senior ... Participated in the Rotary Interact Club ... Also played baseball.
Personal Born Nolan Carl Dambacher on Feb. 10, 1994 ... Son of Laurel and Michael Dambacher ... Has an older brother, Evan, a younger sister, Leah, and a younger brother, Mason ... Father played football at Fresno State ... Grandfather Don Dambacher played football at San Jose State and grandfather Dick Pland played football at Cal ... Sports heroes are Steve Young and Patrick Willis ... Enjoys fishing and being in the outdoors.