Duke Football BIO
78 Sterling Korona
2015: Listed as the top reserve at left offensive tackle ... in five career games, has played 62 total snaps ... joins freshman OT Reno Rosene and redshirt junior TE Erich Schneider as the tallest members of the program at 6’7”.
2014: Played in five games ... saw action against Elon, Kansas, Tulane, Syracuse and North Carolina ... on the field for 62 total snaps.
2013: Did not see game action ... recipient of the program’s Sonny Falcone Iron Duke Award which is presented annually to one offensive player, one defensive player and one player in the developmental program for their year-round commitment to strength training and conditioning.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Two-year letterman at Ronald Reagan under coach David Wetzel ... helped Ronald Reagan to a two-year record of 19-6 with a pair of state playoff appearances ... charted as the No. 68 offensive tackle in the nation by both ESPN.com and 247Sports.com ... Texas Class 5A All-Super Team choice and all-area selection by the San Antonio Express-News following senior season ... Texas District 26-5A first team all-district pick and team offensive MVP in 2012 ... also participated in track and field.
PERSONAL: Son of Laura Korona-Ureste and Mark Ureste ... born November 8, 1994 ... majoring in history while minoring in psychology and pursuing a certificate in markets and management.