Michael Liedtke
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Michael Liedtke

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Woodstock, Ill.

High School:
Woodstock

Last College:
Western Michigan

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 305

Position:
OL

Experience:
3L

07/02/2013

Eleven Redbirds Earn MVFC Academic Excellence Award

Illinois State won nine games in 2012.

04/01/2014

2014 Redbird Football Spring Practice (April 1)

2014 Illinois State Football Practice

11/02/2013

Illinois State Vs. Northern Iowa

Illinois State Vs. Northern Iowa on Nov. 2, 2013.

10/26/2013

Illinois State Vs. South Dakota

Illinois State Vs. South Dakota on Oct. 26, 2013.

10/02/2013

Illinois State vs. Western Illinois

Saturday, Oct. 5 at Hancock Stadium for 2013 Homecoming

09/21/2013

Illinois State Vs. Abilene Christain

Illinois State Vs. Abilene Christain on 9/21/13

2013: Started all 11 games at left guard ... key member of the offensive line unit that led the way for Marshaun Coprich, who rushed for 885 yards, with nine touchdowns, and recorded four 100-plus yard rushing performances.

2012: Started all 13 games at left guard ... helped ISU rush for 134 yards per game on the ground ... helped block for Darrelynn Dunn, who rushed 1,015 yards and 13 touchdowns, the most for a Redbird back since 2006 ... key member of the offense line unit that allowed just 14 sacks all season, which ranks No. 14 in the country in fewest sacks allowed.

2011: Saw action in three games, before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury.

Western Michigan: Did not see game action in 2010.

Woodstock HS: Member of three-time state playoff participant and 2008 Fox Valley Conference (FVC) championship teams ... three-sport student-athlete (football, wrestling, track & field) ... named All-FVC as a senior ... named all-area and all-state as a senior ... state qualifier in wrestling in three consecutive years ... placed fifth in state in wrestling as a freshman ... set school record in the shot put.

Personal: Born January 15, 1992, in Woodstock, Ill. ... son of Michael and Carolyn Liedtke ... has three sisters, Jess, Olivia and Abigail ... plans to major in biomedical sciences.

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