10   Marken Michel
Marken  Michel

RS Senior

Plantation, Fla.

High School:
American Heritage HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190



Football Finishes Out 2015 Season With Buffalo Road Trip

Minutemen face the Bulls at UB Stadium on Fri., Nov. 27 at 4:30 p.m.


Offensive Fireworks Put Bowling Green Over UMass Football

Frohnapfel throws for 409 yards and three touchdowns in loss to the Falcons.


UMass Football Stifles Florida International In 24-14 Win

Minuteman defense limits FIU to 188 yards of offense, Sharpe resets single-game receptions record at 15


Massachusetts Football Falters At No. 6 Notre Dame

UMass ground attack not enough to offset nationally-ranked Irish offense in 62-27 loss.


Buffaloes Outpace Minutemen in Football's Season-Opener

Michel, Wilson notch touchdowns; Sharpe hauls in 138 yards in a 48-14 loss at Colorado.



FB VS. MIAMI (OH) Photos by Thom Kendall '93



FB-SPRING GAME Photos by Thom Kendall '93



FB VS. BUFFALO Photos by Thom Kendall '93



FB VS. BALL STATE Photos by Thom Kendall '93



FB vs. COLORADO Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As a Redshirt Senior in 2015: Game-By-Game Statistics

As a Redshirt Junior in 2014:Game-By-Game Stats
Started at wide receiver or running back in five of his 12 games played ... Caught 30 passes, tied for the third-most among Minutemen, and had 386 receiving yards with one touchdown reception ... Also rushed for 115 yards on 19 attempts (6.1 ypr) with a pair of TDs, including a season-best 50-yard scamper against Buffalo that went as the longest of the season by a Minuteman ... Started the year with a six-yard grab against Boston College (8/30) ... Had two receptions totaling a single-game career-high 71 yards against Colorado (9/6) and ran the ball once to score a six-yard touchdown ... Hauled in a 13-yard catch and rushed once for five yards at Vanderbilt (9/13) ... Led the Minutemen with 104 receiving yards on six catches (17.3 yards per reception) at Penn State (9/20) ... Caught five passes for 50 yards and a touchdowns and ran three times covering 22 yards (7.3 ypc) at Miami (Ohio) on Oct. 4 ... Rushed twice for 13 yards (6.5 ypc) at Toledo (10/25) ... Hauled in five receptions for 88 yards against Ball State (11/12) ... Added two grabs for 13 yards at Akron (11/18) ... Finished the year with 64 yards rushing on four attempts (16.0 ypc), including a 50-yard scamper which went as a season-long for the Minutemen, and added one reception for 16 yards against Buffalo (11/30/14).

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
Receptions:6, 3x, last at Penn State (9/20/14)
Receiving Yards: 104, at Penn State (9/20/14) (six receptions)
Longest Reception: 56, vs. Indiana (9/8/12) (from QB Mike Wegzyn)
Touchdown Receptions: 1, twice, last at Miami (Ohio) (10/4/14) (from B. Frohnapfel)
Rushing Attempts: 3, twice, last at Miami (Ohio) (10/4/14)
Rushing Yards: 22, at Miami (Ohio) (10/4/14)
Rushing Touchdowns: 1, vs. Colorado (9/6/14)
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)

Miscellaneous Statistics
20-Yard Receptions: 6, last at Penn State (9/20/14)
30-Yard Receptions: 3, last at Penn State (9/20/14)
40-Yard Receptions: 2, last at Penn State (9/20/14)
50-Yard Receptions: 1, at Indiana (9/8/12)
Games With 100+ All-Purpose Yards: 3, last at Penn State (9/20/14)
Games With 100+ Receiving Yards: 1, at Penn State (9/20/14)

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