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