49  Glenn Pakulak
Glenn Pakulak

Lapeer, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 223




  • All-America (third team) by Football News (2001)
  • All-America (honorable mention) by
  • All-Southeastern Conference (first team) by The Associated Press, and Football News (2001)
  • All-Southeastern Conference (second team) by SEC Coaches (2001)
  • Returning starter at punter ? Has steadily improved his leg strength and is working to continue that progress ? Physically strong overall, he has topped 400 pounds on the bench press and can do the 225-pound NFL bench press 28 times ? An all-league linebacker in high school, he covers punts aggressively ? Former walk-on who earned a scholarship ... Has played in 14 games.

    2001 (Junior): Third-team All-America pick by Football News ? First-team All-SEC as chosen by The Associated Press ? Second-team All-SEC by the league coaches ? Led the SEC and ranked sixth nationally by averaging 44.5 yards per punt ? Was very consistent, averaging at least 42 yards per punt in every game but one ? Best game was a 51-yard average at Vanderbilt ? Boomed a 69-yard punt at Georgia, the eighth-longest punt in school history ? Placed four kicks inside the 20 in that game ? Did a good job of punt placement, as opponents had zero return yards in three games during the season ? Team net punting average of 39.8 yards ranked seventh nationally and was the third-best mark in school history.

    2000 (Sophomore): Punted the last three games of the season against Mississippi State, Vanderbilt, and Tennessee ? Punted 12 times for 454 yards, an average of 37.8 yards per punt ? Had a long punt of 47 yards at Tennessee.

    1999 (Redshirt Freshman): Punted for the UK junior varsity.

    1998 (Freshman): Did not play football ? Played basketball and baseball at Rochester College in Rochester Hills, Mich.

    High School: Two-year starter as a kicker, punter, linebacker, and receiver at East HS in Lapeer, Mich. ? Averaged 39.5 yards per punt as a junior and 40.1 as a senior ? Made a total of nine of 15 field goals and 49 of 53 extra points in his two years as the kicker ? Caught 41 passes for 653 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior ? 16 receptions for 233 yards and three TDs as a junior ? First-team all-league and all-area punter as a junior and senior ? Also all-league and all-area as a senior receiver ? Second-team all-league linebacker as a senior, making 89 tackles, including four sacks ? Coached by Brad Gerlach ? Three-year letterman in basketball and baseball ? Averaged 17.3 points and 8.5 rebounds per game as a senior, making first-team all-league and all-area and honorable-mention all-state ? Averaged 13.5 points and seven rebounds as a junior, making first-team all-league and second-team all-area ? Second-team all-area and all-league in baseball ? Earned the school?s scholar-athlete award.

    Personal: Full name is Glenn Adam Pakulak ? Born 4-9-80 in Pontiac, Mich. ? Son of Glenn and Gail Pakulak ? One of his relatives is Al Iafrate, who was an all-star in the National Hockey League ? Major is kinesiology.

    Year  Position G-GS Punts Yards  Avg. Long TB FC I20 Blkd
    2000  Punter    3-3  12    454   37.8  47   2  2   1  0
    2001  Punter   11-11 56   2,492  44.5  69   5  8  18  0
    Totals         14-14 68   2,946  43.3  69   7 10  19  0
    2015 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium