Brett Kulka, Freshman, Defensive tackle
Twitter: None we could find
Collegiate Stats: N/A
High School Stats (Senior Year): 52 tackles (34 solo), three sacks, 10 tackles for a loss, two forced fumbles, one interception and one touchdown
247sports composite Ratings: Two stars, 122nd-best weakside defensive end in the nation, 63rd-best player in Pennsylvania
Who Maryland beat: Akron, Bucknell, Buffalo, Kent State, Yale
High School: General McLane
Hometown: Edinboro, Penn.
High School Highlights:
How'd He Get to College Park?
Kulka was a two-way lineman at General McLane, earning all-region honors on both sides of the ball. He also earned two separate all-state team selections, and looks likely to fit in at nose tackle in College Park due to his large frame. He committed to Maryland in late June, visiting twice later on, and never wavered for his signature.
Profiling the entire team
Signing with Maryland.
Kulka spends his redshirt year bulking up and putting himself in strong contention for the starting nose tackle spot next season.
Brett Kulka is a near-lock to redshirt this season -- co-starters Darius Kilgo and Keith Bowers are both seniors (while Kingsley Opara, Roman Braglio and Andre Monroe can each provide cover), and the incoming freshman has quite a bit of work to do before making an impact at the collegiate level. Maryland has a commitment from Keiron Howard in the class of 2015 and will probably bring in one more defensive tackle -- expect them to compete with Kulka, Opara and Braglio next season for the starting job.
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