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59 Max Michaels
Max  Michaels

RS Senior

Poway, CA

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 190




Toreros (1-1) play at Princeton for Tigers' season debut

Kickoff slated for this Saturday, September 16th at 9:00 a.m. (PT)


Toreros fall to UC Davis Aggies 35-7

San Diego heads to east coast next weekend to face Princeton Tigers


USD Toreros (1-0) hit road to take on UC Davis Aggies (0-1)

Kickoff slated for this Saturday, September 9th, 6:00 p.m. at Aggie Stadium


Toreros host Western New Mexico on Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

Exciting new game day experience activities planned at Torero Stadium


40 Toreros selected to 2016 PFL Academic Honor Roll

A total of 576 student-athletes recognized from 11 PFL squads


USD Football vs Western New Mexico

USD Football vs. Western New Mexico 9/3/16

USD: Fifth year player will again start on defense at nickle back... In 2016 ranked 4th on team in total tackles with 55 (25 solo)... Twice tallied 10 tackles in a game (at Cal Poly, Sept. 10; at Campbell, Nov. 19)... Added one interception with an 18-yard return at Campbell... He was named to the 2016 Academic All-America® Division I football team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), as well as to the Academic All-District VIII squad... He was named to the PFL All-Academic First Team for the second straight year, and to the 19th Annual FCS ADA Academic All-Star Team... In 2015 started all 11 games and ranked 4th on the team with 52 tackles (30 solo)... Added 4.5 tackles for loss (-15 yards), one forced fumble (vs. Butler) and 2 pass breakups... Totaled a personal-best 9 stops in win over Drake... Notched 7 tackles in season-opener against San Diego State... Named USD's Most Improved Defensive Player... Recipient for second straight year of team's Dr. James B. Orwig Scholar-Athlete Award... Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII team... Named to PFL All-Academic First Team Defense, and to PFL Honor Roll... Appeared in eight contests in 2014... Received team's Dr. James B. Orwig Scholar-Athlete Award... Named to PFL Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Poway HS where he played for coach Damian Gonzalez... Senior year named 1st Team All-Palomar League, 1st Team All-North County and 2nd Team All-CIF San Diego... Totaled 79 solo tackles, 54 assisted tackles and 8 sacks... Team won Palomar Championship and were the Division II CIF San Diego Section runner-up... Junior year named 1st Team All-Palomar League with team going 12-0-1 and winning the Division I CIF San Diego Section.

PERSONAL: Born on March 11, 1995 in La Mesa, California... Parents are Roberta and Sean Michaels of Poway, California... Chose USD for football and to be close to home... Also recruited by Cal Poly, UC Davis, Johns Hopkins, and Southwest Baptist... Enjoys beach volleyball and golf... Volunteer coach for youth basketball and football.

MAJOR: Accounting.

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Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
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Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
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Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
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Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
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Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
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Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
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Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
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Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics


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