44   Mike Douglas
Mike Douglas

RS Senior

Plantation, Fla.

High School:
Plantation H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 246



As A Redshirt Senior In 2005:

  • All-conference candidate, starting tight end, who is an excellent physical blocker.
  • Seventh on team in catches with 13 and fifth in yards with 211.
  • Suffered an ankle injury at Delaware (11/5) and made no catches.
  • Three catches for 42 yards vs. New Hampshire (10/29).
  • Grabbed a 17-yard TD from Liam Coen in the second quarter at Maine (10/22) as he made two catches for 26 yards.
  • Made one catch for 16 yards vs. No. 4 James Madison (10/15).
  • Again, broke career-high for yards in a game with 56 including career-long 31-yard reception to set up TD in second quarter of Rhode Island (9/24) win.
  • Set career-high with 51 receiving yards on three catches at Colgate (9/10).
  • Opened 2005 season with two catches for 20 yards at Richmond (9/1) also aided offensive line as Steve Baylark picked up 124 yards on the ground.
  • Grabbed second career touchdown -- UMass' first TD of the season in 2004 -- from nine yards out at Delaware State (9/4/04).

    General: All-Conference candidate ... Excellent athlete ... Starting tight end, who is an excellent physical blocker ... Blocks very well and runs well after the catch ... Adds experience on the offense, coming into his fifth year in the program ... Continues to make strides.

    As A Redshirt Junior In 2004: Game-By-Game Statistics
    Started all 11 games this season becoming a key role player late in the season ... Made 18 catches for 183 yards (16.6 yards per game) and three touchdowns ... Caught two passes for 26 yards, including a season-long 22-yard strike from Tim Day, vs. Hofstra (11/20) ... Career-high four catches at Rhode Island (10/23) for 34 yards ... Had three catches for second game in a row at New Hampshire (10/16) as he also caught second TD in as many games ... his 42 receiving yards at UNH was a career-high ... Had three catches for 24 yards and third career touchdown at James Madison (10/9) ... Grabbed second career touchdown -- UMass' first TD of the season -- from nine yards out at Delaware State (9/4).

    As A Redshirt Sophomore In 2003: Game-By-Game Statistics
    The starting tight end for UMass ... Saw action in all 13 games, making nine starts ... Caught 10 passes for 92 yards and a score ... Also returned four kickoffs for 18 yards, and made a pair of special teams tackles ... Had three catches for 29 yards at Colgate ... Caught a five-yard touchdown pass at Delaware ... Had two receptions for 22 yards against Northeastern ... Made two catches for 16 yards against New Hampshire ... Caught a pass for 13 yards vs. Rhode Island ... Had a seven-yard reception at Villanova.

    As A Redshirt Freshman In 2002: Game-By-Game Statistics
    One of UMass' top tight ends ... Saw action in nine games ... Led all UMass tight ends with seven catches for 111 yards on the year ... Made two catches for 38 yards at Northeastern ... Caught two passes for 35 yards against Central Connecticut ... Made a reception for 17 yards at Rhode Island ... Caught a pass for 18 yards at James Madison ... Had a reception for three yards against Villanova ... Returned a kickoff for five yards against Maine.

    As A Freshman In 2001: Redshirted.

    Before UMass: Played for coach Frank Hepler at Plantation High School ... Caught 14 passes for 325 yards and five touchdowns as a senior ... Listed as one of the top 100 players in Florida by Super Prep ... Named second team All-County and honorable mention All-State ... A starter in the Dade County-Broward County All-Star Game and the Broward County North-South All-Star Game ... Named All-State by the Florida Coaches Association.

    Personal: Full name is Michael O'Neal Douglas ... Son of Alice and Aaron Douglas ... Born March 18, 1983, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. ... Majoring in legal studies.

    CAREER STATISTICS  (Receiving)
    Year	GP	No.	Yds.	Avg.	TD	Lg.
    2002	9/0	7	111	15.9	0	24
    2003	13/9	10	92	9.2	1	20
    2004	11/11	18	183	10.0	3	22
    2005	10/7	13	211	16.2	1	31
    Totals	43/27	48	597	12.1	5	31

    CAREER HIGHS Receptions: 4 at Rhode Island (10/23/04) Receiving Yards: 56 vs. Rhode Island (9/24/05) Long Reception: 31 vs. Rhode Island (9/24/05) Rec. Touchdowns: 1 five times (last at Maine, 10/22/05)


      Event Calendar

      July 25
      vs Gridiron Club Golf Event, Pine Hills G.C. TBA
      September 3
      at Florida TBA
      September 10
      vs Boston College TBA
      September 17
      vs Florida International TBA
      September 24
      vs Mississippi State TBA
      October 1
      vs Tulane TBA
      October 8
      at Old Dominion TBA
      October 15
      vs Louisiana Tech TBA
      October 22
      at South Carolina TBA
      October 29
      vs Wagner TBA
      November 5
      at Troy TBA
      November 19
      at BYU TBA
      November 26
      at Hawai'i TBA
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