Football

JusticeDingle II

  • position Fullback
  • height 6-3
  • Weight 267
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Bowling Green, Ky.
  • Previous School Georgia Tech
  • High school Bowling Green

2022 – Senior
• Moved from outside linebacker to fullback in the spring

2021 – Junior
• Transferred to Kentucky after three seasons at Georgia Tech
• Has seen action in 23 career games (19 at Ga Tech, 4 at UK)
• Has one tackle at UK vs. NMST and also saw action vs. ULM, Louisville and Iowa
• Totaled eight career tackles, three fumble recoveries and a tackle for loss at Ga Tech
• Mid-year enrollee

2020 – Sophomore (Georgia Tech)
• Played in four games, recording one tackle

2019 – r-Freshman (Georgia Tech)
• Made 11 appearances, including his first college start at defensive end in the home opener against South Florida (Sept. 7)
• The Yellow Jackets’ top ball hawk, led the team with three fumble recoveries
• Also finished with six tackles (five solo) on the season, including an 8-yard sack

2018 – Freshman (Georgia Tech)
• Redshirted as a true freshman but saw action in four games, vs. Alcorn State (Sept. 1), at USF (Sept. 8), at Pitt (Sept. 15) and vs. Clemson (Sept. 22) and recorded one tackle at USF
• One of 13 true freshmen in 2018 to see game action for the Yellow Jackets

High School
• Rated as a four-star prospect by Rivals coming out of high school
• No. 2-ranked player in his class in the state of Kentucky and the No. 18-ranked inside linebacker in the nation, according to Rivals
• Listed as the nation’s No. 16-ranked inside linebacker by ESPN
• Two-time all-state honoree
• Two-time first-team all-district selection
• Nominated for Army All-America Game, Dick Butkus Award (national high school Linebacker of the Year) and Kentucky’s Mr. Football award as a senior
• Selected to participate in Kentucky/Tennessee Border Bowl, Kentucky Best of Bluegrass all-star game and Army All-American Combine
• Helped lead Bowling Green to state championship as a junior in 2016
• Two-time team captain
• Honor roll student
• Coached by Kevin Wallace
• Played first two prep seasons at Oakland H.S. in Murfreesboro, Tenn. (coached by Kevin Creasy and Tommy McDaniel)
• Helped lead Oakland to a pair of district championships as a freshman and sophomore (2014 and 2015)
• Also lettered in track and field and basketball

Personal
• Born in Manning, South Carolina
• Son of Tonya and Justice Dingle
• Older brother of signee Jordan Dingle
• Majoring in communication

Justice Says
• Other than play in the NFL, his dream job is to be a sports commentator
• One word to describe him on the field is “beast”
• Besides playing football, he’s also good at riding dirt bikes
• He chose Kentucky because it’s home and UK will help develop him into a better player and man
• One thing most people don’t know about him is that he’s country

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