10   Marken Michel
Marken Michel

RS Junior

Plantation, Fla.

High School:
American Heritage HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185



UMass Football 2014 Season Preview

A look at the squad ahead of the season-opener versus Boston College on Saturday


Senior Day As Football Hosts Central Michigan On Black Friday

Minutemen to honor first-ever FBS Senior Class prior to kick-off at Gillette Stadium.


Minutemen Entertain Buffalo For Band Day At Gillette

UMass looks to keep building momentum following win at Akron


Football Heads To Akron In Final Road Trip Of 2012 Season

Minutemen and Zips each looking for first MAC win.


Northern Illinois Runs Past UMass 63-0

Minutemen travel to Akron next Saturday to close out three-game road swing.



FB PRACTICE-DAY 1 Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As A Junior In 2013: Not a member of the active roster.

As A Sophomore In 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played and started six games at wide receiver ... Caught 28 passes for 229 yards, averaging 38.2 yards per game... Also returned nine kickoffs for 145 yards ... Started the season with three grabs totaling 14 yards at Connecticut (8/30) ... Made five receptions for 68 yards, including a season-long 56-yard catch vs. Indiana (9/8) ... Pulled in three catches for 31 yards, with a long of 16, at Western Michigan (10/6) ... Totaled six receptions for 56 yards at Vanderbilt (10/27), including a 21-yard grab, and returned three kickoffs for 68 yards ... Also pulled in six passes for 42 yards and brought back seven kicks for 77 yards when UMass traveled to Northern Illinois (11/3).

As A Freshman In 2011: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in three games as a true freshman with three catches for 31 yards and one touchdown ... Made his first collegiate game appearance in the season-opener at Holy Cross (9/1) ... Caught his first career pass against Rhode Island (9/17) which went for 11 yards ... Scored his first collegiate touchdown on the road at Old Dominion (10/1) with his only reception of the game.

Before UMass: Two-way starter at American Heritage High School in Plantation, Fla. ... Second-Team All-County Sun-Sentinel ... Played in Private vs. Public All-Star Game ... Named a Broward Bowl All-Star ... Had 27 catches for 607 yards and eight touchdowns ss a receiver ... Started at safety in the secondary.

Personal: Marken Michel ... Born July 6, 1993 ... Son of Jeantilean and Marie Michel ... Brother of Lamise, Sony and Allen.

Career Highs & Miscellaneous Statistics
Receptions: 6, twice, last at Northern Illinois (11/3/12)
Receiving Yards: 68, vs. Indiana (9/8/12) (five receptions)
Longest Reception: 56, vs. Indiana (9/8/12) (from QB Mike Wegzyn)
Touchdowns: 1, at Old Dominion (10/1/11) (from QB Brandon Hill)
Kick Returns: 6, at Northern Illinois (11/3/12)
Kick Return Yards: 77, at Northern Illinois (11/3/12)
Longest Kick Return: 31, at Northern Illinois (11/3/12)
20-Yard Receptions: 2, last at Vanderbilt (10/27/12)
30-Yard Receptions: 1, at Indiana (9/8/12)
40-Yard Receptions: 1, at Indiana (9/8/12)
50-Yard Receptions: 1, at Indiana (9/8/12)
Games With 100+ All-Purpose Yards: 2, last at Northern Illinois (11/3/12)


    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Sept 6
    vs Colorado 3:00 PM gametracker
    Saturday, Sept 13
    at Vanderbilt 12:00 PM gametracker
    Saturday, Sept 20
    at Penn State TBA
    Saturday, Sept 27
    vs Bowling Green 3:00 PM gametracker
    Saturday, Oct 4
    at Miami (Oh) TBA
    Saturday, Oct 11
    at Kent State TBA
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