UND Roster

2020-21 Football Roster

#41 Kurt Hinish


Height 6-1 3/4
Weight 296
Class Senior
Hometown Pittsburgh, PA
High School Central Catholic


  • Started at DL and posted two tackles, one sack (-5 yards) and two TFL (-9 yards) in the season-opening win vs. Duke (9/12)


  • Started all 13 games on the season
  • Made 4.5 tackles for loss with 2.0 sacks and 15 total tackles, adding a QB hurry and forced fumble
  • Recorded a sack in the season-opening victory at Louisville
  • Had a sack in win over Virginia


  • Played in all 13 games, recording 13 tackles, including 1.5 sacks
  • Made 1.5 sacks in win over No. 12 Syracuse


  • Appeared in 12 games
  • Registered eight tackles, including a half tackle for loss
  • Recorded a career-best three tackles against USC (Oct. 21)


  • High school teammate of fellow Notre Dame 2017 signee David Adams
  • Led Central Catholic to a 14-2 record and the 2016 Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class-AAAAAA state championship game
  • Registered 27 tackles and 3.0 sacks as a senior in 2016
  • Helped Central Catholic to a 15-1 mark and 2015 Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class-AAAA state championship
  • Recorded 32 tackles as a junior in 2015
  • Named 2016 American Family Insurance First Team ALL-USA Pennsylvania
  • Named 2016 First Team Pennsylvania Football Writers All-State
  • Named to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous 22
  • Selected to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Terrific 25
  • No. 28 defensive tackle by Scout.com
  • No. 41 defensive tackle by 247Sports.com
  • No. 26 defensive tackle by ESPN.com
  • No. 38 defensive tackle by Rivals.com
  • Pennsylvania’s No. 10-ranked player by Scout.com, No. 10-ranked player by 247Sports, No. 8-ranked player by ESPN and No. 11-ranked player by Rivals
  • Played for coach Terry Totten at Central Catholic High School
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in sociology