Nathan Bax - Football - Arkansas Razorbacks

#89 Nathan Bax

TE | *R-Sr | 6-4 | 250 | Jefferson City, Mo. | Helias Catholic HS / Illinois State

2021, 2021 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

2022 (REDSHIRT SENIOR): Saw his most action as a Razorback, playing in 11 game and earn his first career start against Kansas in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl (Dec. 28) … Recorded three receptions for 16 yards for the season … Caught his first career pass against Texas A&M (Sept. 24) for no gain … Followed up with a catch for five yards against Alabama (Oct. 1) … Caught one pass for 11 yards in Liberty Bowl victory over Kansas.

2021 (REDSHIRT JUNIOR): Played in 12 games … Did not record any statistics … According to Pro Football Focus, saw action in 65 special teams snaps and 18 offensive snaps.

2020 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE): Played in nine games, predominately on special teams … Registered four tackles (two solo) all on special teams … Made a tackle in four games against Ole Miss (Oct. 17), Texas A&M (Oct. 31), LSU (Nov. 21) and Alabama (Dec. 12) … According to Pro Football Focus, played in 141 special teams plays and two offensive plays … Received a 70.6 season long special teams grade … Both plays of offensive action came against Alabama.

2019 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Walked on at Arkansas but did not see game action.

2018 (FRESHMAN):
Redshirted during the 2018 season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year varsity starter for head coach Tim Rolo at Helias Catholic High School … Two-way standout as a wide receiver and defensive lineman … Finished senior season with 23 receptions, averaging 13.8 yards per catch … On defense, recorded 73 total tackles, 4.5 sacks and 8.0 TFLs … Earn all-district honors as a junior and senior for his work on the gridiron … As a junior averaged 30.5 yards per reception and recorded 46 stops on defense, with 3.0 sacks and 13 TFLs … Was also a standout on the basketball court, earning all-district honors twice and helping Helias to a third-place finish in the state as a sophomore … Named a team captain for both football and basketball.

PERSONAL: Born August 18, 1999, in Jefferson City, Missouri … Son of Doug and Kimie Bax … Youngest of four boys … His brothers, David and Adam, played football at Central Missouri and his other brother, Ryan, played basketball at Benedictine … Member of the honor roll every semester and named the Rotary Student of the Month … Earned the Carl Vogel Award for academic excellence.