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Good size with long arms. Plays with a nice, wide base. Adequate hand placement. Average awareness level. Experience at both right and left tackle, but footwork suggests right tackle is best fit for NFL. When locked on a pass rusher, can usually control him. Smart player that knows what to do, but gets physically outmatched at times. Always gives 100% and doesn’t give up on a play.
Not a natural knee bender. Ineffective against a good speed rusher and will get caught reaching. Doesn’t have ideal upper body strength. Not quick enough to get out in the flats for a screen pass effectively. Loses leverage and will often allow defenders to get inside his reach. Poor footwork and lack of quickness will limit him from playing as a starting left tackle in the NFL.
Ulatoski has a physical makeup that makes him a good candidate as a developmental player. Smart and coachable, he’ll need to sit and learn for a few years while getting stronger through an NFL weight lifting program. His experience playing both the left and right side make him appealing for a team looking for depth at both positions.
Experienced at both left and right tackle. Played in 12 games as a freshman at right tackle, starting 7. Played in 11 games, starting 10, as a sophomore (9 at right tackle, 1 at left tackle). Started every game as a junior and senior at left tackle.
Awards and Honors
2009: Second-team All-America by Sporting News. First-team All-Big 12 by The Associated Press. Second-team All-Big 12 by the league’s coaches.
2008: First-team All-Big 12 by the league’s coaches. Second-team All-Big 12 by The Associated Press. First-team Academic All-Big 12 honors.
2007: Honorable mention All-Big 12 by The Associated Press and the league’s coaches.
2006: First-team Freshman All-American by The Sporting News. First-team Academic All-Big 12 honors.
Graduated from Texas with degree in corporate communications and is enrolled in an advertising graduate program. Two-time first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection
Missed 2 games in 2007 with right elbow injury and the injury lingered through 2008, though he missed no games.
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