A four-year offensive line starter, Keith Uecker started his first three years at offensive tackle then moved to guard his senior year. He won Auburn's Ken Rice Award twice, given to Auburn's Outstanding Offensive Lineman. As co-captain of Pat Dye's first Auburn team, Uecker made the Mizlou All-American team in 1981. He also played in the Blue-Gray and Senior Bowl all-star games. After his tenure at Auburn, Uecker played for the Denver Broncos.