UNC Football Bio
69 Nick Appel
Appel Appel 717766

Continues to improve and should provide quality depth this year at tackle.

2013 - Junior Season
Saw action in all 12 games as a backup on the offensive line as well as on special teams • Played a season-high 42 snaps against Virginia Tech.

2012 - Sophomore Season
Saw the most extensive playing time of his career, appearing in 11 games on the offensive line and on special teams • Had three knockdown blocks in 25 snaps against Idaho • Also had a pair of knockdowns in 18 snaps against Elon.

2011 - Redshirt Freshman Season
Played in five games and saw action on more than 20 snaps • Played against James Madison, Rutgers, Wake Forest and Virginia Tech • Redshirted in 2010. 

Bishop O'Connell High School
Two-way starter on the offensive and defensive lines as a senior • Named a Top 60 player by DCSportsFan.com • Started three years at offensive line and two on the defensive line • Played several different positions along the defensive line • Started at right tackle and was named second-team all-conference as a junior and senior • Ranked among the top 50 players in Virginia by The Roanoke Times • Earned All-Arlington County honors as a junior and senior • Coached by Steve Trimble • Competed in the shot put for the track and field team.  

Son of Susan Appel and Reginald Bouknight • Born Jan. 21, 1992 • Majoring in psychology and studio art.

Position: Offensive Tackle
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 310
Year: Junior
Hometown: Vienna, Va.
High School: Bishop O'Connell
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