Ortega Making Tough Catches

Senior tight end Buck Ortega is excited about the upcoming season. Ortega, who was recruited as a quarterback, has played a number of positions during his tenure at Miami.
March 31, 2005

Happy to Contribute

Buck Ortega arrived in 2001 as a quarterback from Gulliver Academy after leading his team to the Florida Class 2A state championship. Last season Ortega was one of the top players on special teams — something he thoroughly enjoys.
September 20, 2004

Spring Preview - Tight Ends

The tight ends should be a solid group for the Hurricanes in 2004 despite the early departure of Kellen Winslow to the NFL Draft. Four players will be competing for playing time in the spring with Kevin Everett as the favorite to be the starter in the season opener.
March 18, 2004

Buck Ortega Q&A

Buck Ortega is a sophomore tight end from Gulliver Prep in Miami. Ortega came to Miami as a quarterback but was switched to linebacker before switching to tight end in spring practices of this year. His versatility has been an asset to the Hurricanes and Ortega is enjoying a solid season as a contributor on special teams.
October 25, 2003