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59  Dave Ulinski
Dave Ulinski

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
duPont Manual

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 324

Position:
Offensive Guard

Experience:
1L


Enters spring as the backup right guard ... Has played some special teams as well ... Also has practiced at tackle ... Grandson of one of the greatest players in Kentucky history, the late Harry Ulinski ... Has played in 17 games.

2010 (Sophomore): Played in four games, UK wins over Western Kentucky, Akron, Charleston Southern and Vanderbilt.

2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 13 games, primarily on special teams.

2008 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Named the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week prior to the Alabama game.

High School: Co-winner of the Paul Hornung Award as the best player in Kentucky ... Played center his senior season at duPont Manual HS in Louisville ... Helped the Crimsons average 33.9 points and 172 rushing yards per game ... Team went 10-2, advancing to the second round of the state playoffs ... Named first-team all-state by The Associated Press and Louisville Courier-Journal ... Chosen for the Lexington Herald-Leader "Class of the Commonwealth" and the "Kentucky Tremendous 26" listings of the top seniors in the state ... Prior to his senior year, he played in the defensive line at Manual ... Has the ability and athleticism to play either side of the ball in college ... The No. 7 prospect in Kentucky by Rivals.com and the nation's No. 67 offensive tackle ... Scout.com listed him as the No. 46 offensive tackle in the country ... Coached by Joe Nichols ... Played in the Kentucky East-West All-Star Game, helping the winning West team pile up 41 points ... Also played one year of basketball in high school ... Honor-roll student.

Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. ... Name is pronounced "u-LIN-skee" ... Son of Chris and Maggie Ulinski ... Chris played basketball at Bellermine University ... Dave's grandfather, Harry, was a center/linebacker at Kentucky from 1946-49 ... Harry was an All-SEC player, honorable-mention All- American, captain of the 1949 Orange Bowl team, played six years in the National Football League and is one of UK's retired-jersey honorees ... Major is psychology.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium