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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to Know Juniata Valley’s Luke Uplinger(WR/CB)

Tagged under: District 6, News, Player Previews

| May 17, 2023

Luke Uplinger

Juniata Valley Hornets

Class Of: 2024

Position(s): S/ATH

Jersey Number: 5

Ht: 5’9 – Wt: 170lbs

Other Sports: Baseball & Wrestling

Notable Awards or Recognitions: ICC 1st Team DB and 3rd Team Altoona Mirror Allstar

Offer Sheet: None at the moment

Words from the Coach:
“Luke has developed into a strong leader both on and off the field. He has a quiet confidence which allows teammates to play faster and stronger around him. Very valuable piece to the long-term success of the team and program.”

Let’s get to Know a Little More about Luke:

Why do you play football ?
I grew up playing football and loving the game.

What was last year’s season like for you ?
It was a pretty fun and exciting season but didn’t have the outcome we were looking for.

Who is the best player you have ever lined up against ?
Winbers-Jonathan Shuster

What stadium, (HS/College/Pro) would you love to visit for a game ?
Penn State

What is your favorite Pro Sports team(any sport) ? Explain:
Philadelphia Eagles

What game, yours, college or pro, was your favorite game you watched and why ?
2016-Penn State beats Ohio State

What sports movie could you watch every day if you had to pick one, and why ?
Remember the Titans, because of how they joined together and showed teamwork to overcome the tough times.

Name one thing you’d love to do in football that may never happen ?
Win a State Championship

What is your most embarrassing sports moment ?
Made a lay up for the opposite team in 6th grade.

When you aren’t playing, practicing, or training for sports, what is your go to activity, and why ?
Fishing and hunting because it is fun, relaxing, and peaceful.

Name one thing in life(NOT SPORTS RELATED) you would like to achieve:
Have my own Welding Company.

Location you think would be the best place to live(ie: island, mountain, city, etc.)Explain why:
Mountains, because your away from the city and it’s beautiful.

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