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Michael Such
35   Michael Such

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Allen, Texas

High School:
Allen HS

Last College:
Nebraska Univ.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 209

Position:
Punter

Experience:
3L


Tulsa -- A three-year letterwinner and starter . . . has played in 36 career games . . . handles the punting duties . . . also handles the holding duties for field goals and PATs . . . has punted 122 times in his career for a 42.3-yard average . . . has been named to the 2010 C-USA preseason all-conference team as selected by the league's coaches . . . owns the third-longest punt in school history, an 83-yarder against Memphis in his junior season . . . transferred to Tulsa from the University of Nebraska prior to the 2007 season . . . was a non-recruited walk-on punter at Nebraska . . . 2009 -- Played in all 12 games . . . punted 57 times as compared to 22 all of the 2009 season . . . ranked third in Conference USA for punting with a 44.5 average . . . 19 of his punts were downed inside the 20-yard line . . . had the third-longest punt in school history with an 83-yarder against Memphis in the season finale . . . also had punts cover 64 yards against both UTEP and SMU . . . punted two times in the season opener against Tulane for a 47.0 average . . . averaged 48.7 yards on six punts against New Mexico . . . had a 41.6-average on seven punts vs. Boise State . . . had a 44.2-yard average on six punts against East Carolina . . . averaged 45.0 yards on six punts against SMU, and 44.8 yards on five punts against Houston . . . 2008 -- Punted in 11 games . . . did not get a punting opportunity in three games, including consecutive contests against New Mexico and UCA, and the Tulane game . . . punted 22 times for a 43.0 average this year . . . punted a season-high three times in four games . . . punted three times for a 38.7 average against SMU . . . had three punts for a 40.3 average vs. Marshall, three punts for a 41.7 average against East Carolina and also punted three times for a 37.0 average against Ball State . . . connected on a 66-yarder against UCF . . . had 2 punts for a 59.0 average against North Texas . . . his only punt against UAB went for a career-long 69 yards . . . 2007 -- Played in 13 games . . . punted 43 times for a 39.0 average . . . punted eight times inside the 20-yard line . . . had four punts for a 45.0 yard average, including a long of 50 yards vs. Houston . . . two of his four punts against Bowling Green in the GMAC Bowl were downed inside the 20-yard line . . . Overall -- An excellent leader . . . a very good directional punter with good hand time . . . has greatly changed field position in the past . . . due to his hang time and directional punting coverage teams have been able to be good statistically.

High School -- Was a three-year starter at Allen High School . . . handled the punting duties for three seasons . . . averaged 46.1 yards his senior season, while netting 16 punts inside the 20-yard line and five inside the 10-yard line . . . earned first-team all-district honors as a senior and second-team accolades his junior campaign . . . high school coach was Tom Westerberg.

Personal -- EEnjoys golfing, hunting and fishing . . . his favorite movie is Anchorman and his favorite sports movie is Rudy . . . his favorite TV show is "The Office" . . . favorite NFL team is the Dallas Cowboys . . . Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks is his favorite pro athlete . . . favorite sport to watch and play besides football is golf . . . the magazine cover he would most like to appear on is Golf Digest . . . the person he would most like to meet, dead or alive, is Frank Sinatra . . . has four sisters . . . parents are Michael Such and Crystal Smith . . . majoring in organizational studies.

Such's Career Statistics
Punting	        G 	No	Yds	 Avg	Long	I20
2007 (Fr)	13	43	1675	39.0	50	8
2008 (So)	11	22	947 	43.0	69	3
2009 (Jr)	12	57	2538	44.5	83	19
Totals		36	122	5160	42.3	83	30