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Michael Sorrells
33   Michael Sorrells

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

High School:
McCallum HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
Running Back

Experience:
GS


Tulsa -- Enrolled at Tulsa in January 2012 . . . signed with the 2011 freshman class, but sat out last year as a gray-shirt . . . a very athletic player . . . has a good frame . . . still learning the system . . . needs to be more patient from a running standpoint . . . has a huge upside . . . needs game experience.

High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner at McCallum High School . . . played running back and returned punts and kickoffs . . . started at running back as a junior and senior and at defensive end his sophomore season . . . rushed for 1,629 yards and 24 touchdowns, while catching six passes for 64 yards and one TD his senior season . . . earned first-team all-district accolades as a junior and senior, while receiver first-team all-Central Texas honors as a senior and second-team merits his junior season . . . was a second-team Class 4A all-state selection his senior season and honorable mention performer as a junior . . . gained 1,359 yards and 22 TDs rushing as a junior . . . also caught seven passes for 169 yards and two touchdowns his junior campaign . . . high school coach was Todd Raymond.

Personal -- Favorite movie is Friday . . . his favorite sports movie is Friday Night Lights . . . his favorite NFL team is the Dallas Cowboys . . . his favorite professional sports team is the San Antonio Spurs . . . his favorite sport to watch and play besides football is basketball . . . has four older siblings . . . his older sister, Ebonie, ran track at Houston . . . parents are Michael and Annie Sorrells . . . an arts & sciences major . . . born November 18, 1992. (pronounced Soar - ralls)