CAREER: Lettered four (2014-15-16-17) seasons … played in 36 games … on the field for 595 career snaps … helped Duke to 28 wins over four seasons, three bowl game appearances (2014 Hyundai Sun, 2015 New Era Pinstripe Bowl and 2017 Quick Lane Bowl) and two bowl victories.
2017: Played in all 13 games, primarily as a member of the special teams’ units ... member of an offensive front that helped Duke close the year as one of six ACC teams to compile 2,200+ rushing yards and 2,700+ passing yards, joining Clemson, Louisville, N.C. State, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest ... helped the Blue Devils rank tied for fourth in fewest sacks allowed per game and fifth in first downs per game in the ACC in league action ... member of Duke’s offensive line that assisted in producing three 200-200 outings as the Blue Devils posted 200+ rushing and 200+ passing yards versus N.C. Central, Northwestern and Northern Illinois ... helped open holes for a Duke rushing attack that featured three players with 500+ ground yards for the first time in school history (Shaun Wilson — 818, Brittain Brown — 701 & Daniel Jones — 518) as the trio combined for 2,037 yards and 20 rushing TDs ... the Duke trio was one of just two in the ACC to post 500+ rushing yards and 6+ rushing TDs each, joining Clemson ... in the Week 11 win over Georgia Tech, helped Duke rush for a season-high 319 yards against a Yellow Jacket defense that entered week allowing 124.9 yards per game to rank second in ACC and 23rd nationally ... in the 36-14 victory over Northern Illinois, provided protection and opened lanes for MVP Daniel Jones to complete 27-of-40 (.675) passes for 252 yards and two TDs and rush for a game-high 86 yards and one TD as Duke set or matched Quick Lane Bowl team records for total TDs (5), total first downs (27), rushing attempts (52), rushing TDs (3), total plays (92) & time of possession (38:21) ... played 206 snaps.
2016: Played in 11 games with one start ... missed the Georgia Tech contest ... earned starting assignment in place of injured Gabe Brandner at left tackle in the season finale at Miami ... part of a Blue Devil offensive line that helped Duke finish the season as one of four ACC schools to complete at least 62 percent of its pass attempts along with a 2:1 TD-to-INT ratio, joining Clemson, North Carolina and Virginia Tech ... helped the Blue Devils rank fourth in the ACC in third down percentage during league play ... member of Duke's offensive front that helped produce four 200-200 performances as the Blue Devils posted 200+ rushing and 200+ passing yards versus N.C. Central, Notre Dame, Georgia Tech and North Carolina ... helped open holes for a rushing attack that gained 227 yards versus No. 15 North Carolina, 227 yards against No. 23 Virginia Tech and 254 yards at Georgia Tech, marking the first time during head coach David Cutcliffe's tenure that the Blue Devils carded three consecutive games of 200+ rushing yards against ACC opponents ... part of a Duke offensive unit that was the lone ACC squad to have zero turnovers in the red zone in league action ... contributed to the success of QB Daniel Jones, who finished second in the balloting for ACC Rookie of the Year honors after setting or matching 23 school records including most total offensive yards by a freshman (3,322) ... helped open holes for RBs Jela Duncan and Shaun Wilson, who combined to rush for 1,073 yards and 10 TDs ... aided the Duke rushing attack that was one of two in the ACC to have three players with 450+ yards and 4+ TDs on the year, joining Georgia Tech ... on the field for 216 snaps.
2015: Played in seven games ... saw action against Tulane, N.C. Central, Georgia Tech, Army West Point, Miami, North Carolina and Indiana ... on the field for 111 total snaps.
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 High School 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: Born November 8, 1994 ... majoring in history while minoring in psychology and pursuing a certificate in markets and management ... son of Laura Korona-Ureste and Mark Ureste.