Urbik with the Buffalo Bills in 2014
|No. 60 Miami Dolphins|
|Date of birth:||September 23, 1985|
|Place of birth:||Chicago, Illinois|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||334 lb (151 kg)|
|High school:||Hudson (WI)|
|NFL Draft:||2009 / Round: 3 / Pick: 79|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2016|
Kraig Urbik (born September 23, 1985) is an American football offensive guard for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). Urbik was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Wisconsin after graduating from Hudson High School.
College awards and honors
- 2005 second team All-American (Sporting News and Rivals.com)
- 2007 consensus second team All-Big Ten selection
- 2008 second team All-Big Ten selection (Coaches)
- 2008 first team All-Big Ten selection (Rivals.com)
- 2008 ESPN.com first team All-American
Urbik was selected in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. During his rookie season he remained largely inactive, losing the top backup guard position to rookie Ramon Foster. Urbik was waived on September 3, 2010.
Urbik was claimed off waivers on September 5, 2010.
Urbik was slated to start at right guard for them in 2012. The Bills signed Urbik to a four-year contract extension which locks him up through 2016 and is worth $13.3 million, including a $3.5 million signing bonus for the 2012 season.
Urbik agreed to a pay cut in an effort to stay with the team on March 17, 2015.
He entered training camp competing with Dallas Thomas, Billy Turner, Jermon Bushrod, and Laremy Tunsil for the starting offensive guard positions. Urbik was named the Dolphins' third-string right guard and center to begin the season.
On September 29, 2016, Urbik had his first start of the season during a 7–22 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. On December 17, 2016, he received his first start at center against the New York Jets after Mike Pouncey was placed on injured-reserve for the remainder of the season on December 13, 2016.
- "TSN's 2005 SEC All-Freshman Team".
- "Rivals.com 2005 Freshman All-America First Team".
- "Big Ten Announces 2007 Football All-Conference Teams and Individual Honors".
- "2007 All-Big Ten teams".
- "Rivals.com 2007 All-Big Ten First Team".
- "Big Ten Announces 2008 Football All-Conference Teams And Individual Honors".
- "Rivals.com 2008 All-Big Ten".
- "ESPN.com's 2008 All-America Team".
- "Kraig Urbik, DS #4 OG, Wisconsin".
- Urbik takes pay cut with Bills
- "Dolphins add guard depth with signing of Kraig Urbik". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016-03-22.
- "Ourlads.com: Miami Dolphin's Depth Chart". ourlads.com. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
- "NFL Player Profile: Kraig Urbik". NFL.com. Retrieved December 24, 2016.