On Binkoski: Athletic offensive lineman ... Hard-working player ... Father played hockey at UMass in the 70s.
As a redshirt sophomore in 2009:Appeared in one game against Stony Brook (9/26) as a reserve lineman.
As a redshirt freshman in 2008: Did not see any action.
As a freshman in 2007: Redshirt season as true freshman.
Before College: An in-state product from Worcester, Mass. ... Played at Worcester North High School where he was a three-sport star and team captain in football, baseball and hockey. ... Honored with the Big Y Scholarship for Excellence after a sensational career in the classroom ... Started 42 games, setting a record a for most consecutive starts as a four-starter at center and defensive tackle ... 2004 Super Bowl champion with an 11-1 record ... Won Coaches Award ... Telegram & Gazette Super Team member ... In baseball, was a Division 3 All-Star in 2007 ... Central Mass All-Star in hockey in 2006.
Personal: Michael John Binkoski ... Born Sept. 29, 1988 in Worcester, Mass. ... Son of John and Mary Ann Binkoski ... Brother of Jacqueline ... Father John is an assistant hockey coach at Holy Cross and played at UMass, graduating in 1974 ... Grandfather played professional football ... Majoring in Mathematics.