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Justin Tukes

Justin Tukes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sylvester, Ga.

High School:
Worth County

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 250

Position:
Tight End

04/13/2013

Fans Treated to an Entertaining Show at the 2013 UCF Spring Football Game

UCF 45, Knights 6

04/10/2013

What to Watch for in the UCF Spring Football Game

Annual contest slated for Saturday at 2 p.m.

01/29/2013

UCF Football Signing Day Show Quickly Approaching

Join the Knights Feb. 6 before the men's basketball game for a great evening on campus.

01/21/2013

UCF Football Signing Day Show Set for Feb. 6 at 5:45 p.m. at BHNS

Event will be open to the public in the Bright House Networks Stadium recruiting lounge.

01/08/2013

Football Earns Second-Highest Finish in National Polls in Program History

Knights receive votes in both of the top-25 rankings.

11/16/2013

UCF @ Temple

UCF @ Temple

09/14/2013

UCF @ Penn State

UCF @ Penn State

09/08/2012

UCF vs. Ohio State (9/8/12)

UCF vs. Ohio State (9/8/12)

04/14/2012

UCF Spring Game Presented by PNC Bank

The UCF squad edged the Knights 20-7 on Saturday, April 14, in the Spring Game Presented by PNC Bank.

JUNIOR SEASON (2013):
-Named to the College Football Performance Awards Tight End Trophy Watch List -Started 10 of 13 games played
-Racked up 13 catches for 116 yards and a touchdown
-Akron 8/29: Hauled in two passes for 25 yards
-South Carolina 9/28: Caught two balls for 21 yards
-At Louisville 10/18: Made four catches for 24 yards
-UConn 10/26: Posted two catches for 24 yards
-At Temple 11/16: Caught one ball for nine yards
-USF 11/29: Hauled in two passes for 13 yards and his first score of the season

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012):
-Received All-C-USA Honorable Mention status
-Started 10 games and appeared in 13 overall
-Totaled 10 receptions for 107 yards and two touchdowns
-At Ohio State 9/8: Caught first career touchdown pass
-Southern Miss 10/13: Had one reception for nine yards
-At Memphis 10/20: Caught one pass for six yards and a touchdown
-SMU 11/3: Brought in two passes for 30 yards with a long of 17
-At UTEP 11/10: Registered 11 yards on one reception
-At C-USA Championship 12/1: Hauled in two passes for 25 yards
-Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl 12/21: Caught one pass for 14 yards in the win over Ball State

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2011):
-Appeared in five games with one start at TE (vs. Boston College) and caught two passes for 18 yards against Memphis

HIGH SCHOOL:
-Originally signed with UCF in 2010
-Coached by Scott Ward at Worth County
-Was selected to play in the Georgia vs. Florida Border War All-Star Game
-An all-region and all-metro honoree as a senior
-Had 16 catches as a senior for 198 yards with three touchdowns
-Also blocked a punt and made 14 tackles
-Named to the all-region team as a sophomore and a junior as well
-Caught a total of 22 passes as a sophomore and a junior combined for six touchdowns while also recording a total of 24 pancake blocks
-Received three stars from Rivals, while Scout listed him with two stars and the No. 78 tight end nationally
-Chose UCF over scholarship offers from Louisville, UAB, Georgia State and Jacksonville State

PERSONAL:
-Son of Earnestine Barney
-Majoring in interpersonal/organizational communication

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