Position: Offensive Line
About Gary: Born 11/2/91...Is the son of Don and Mindy Balk...Has one brother, Brad, as well as one sister, Joanne.
High School Highlights: Was a three-year letterwinner for the Hawks. As both a junior and senior, he was tabbed a First Team All-District selection and was a Preseason All-State selection prior to his senior campaign. Following his final season, he was named to the Iowa Newspaper Association's First Team All-State.
In addition to football, he also earned a pair of letters in wrestling and three more in track.
College Highlights: Gary saw most of his action with the junior varsity squad in 2010. As a sophomore in 2011, he did appear in limited action of the bench for the varsity team.
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