Bears have had at least eight honorees every year since 2004.
2016 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in 12 games as a freshman ... Backup deep snapper ... 2016 Academic All-Big 12 second team ... Selected to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll spring 2017.
2015 (Freshman): Redshirted to retain eligibility ... Participated on practice squad.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Southlake Christian Academy under head coaches Richard Landis (2012), Geoff O'Donnell (2013-14) and Bobby McLaughlin (2015) ... Had no bad snaps in career ... Helped team to state titles in 2014 and 2015 and won conference championship all four years ... Named first-team all-state in 2014 and 2015 ... Honorable mention all-state in 2013 ... Played with U.S. National Football Team in 2013 ... Invited to U.S. Army National Combine in 2013 ... Also earned two letters in lacrosse and won two conference championships.
Personal: Son of Richard and Maria Lutzel ... Father played football and lacrosse at Buffalo ... National Honor Society member ... National BETA Club member ... National Society of High School Scholars member ... Management and entrepreneurship and corporate innovation major.