Latsko in 2011.
February 16, 1984 |
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||233 lb (106 kg)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
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William Latsko (born February 16, 1984) is an American professional football player who was a fullback in the National Football League (NFL) for a single season in 2007. He played college football for the University of Florida, and was a member of a BCS National Championship team. Thereafter, he was signed by the NFL's Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 2007, and was also a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers and San Diego Chargers of the NFL, and the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League (UFL).
Latsko was born in Gainesville, Florida. He attended Buchholz High School in Gainesville, and was a letterman in football, baseball, and weightlifting. In football, as a junior, he was a third-team all-state selection; as a senior, he received first-team all-area and second team all-state honors. In baseball, he was a four-year letterman. Latsko graduated from Buchholz High School in 2002.
Latsko accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he played for coach Ron Zook and coach Urban Meyer's Florida Gators football teams from 2002 to 2006. As a senior in 2006, Latsko was a member of the Gators squad that defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes to win the BCS National Championship. He majored in building construction.
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