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 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