Michael Rhines
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Michael Rhines

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orange, Texas

High School:
Little Cypress-Mauriceville

Last College:
Blinn JC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 250

Position:
DL

Experience:
1L

2008: Played in nine games while earning four-straight starts at defensive tackle late in the season ... made to tackles, including four solo stops ... also had two tackles-for-loss, one sack and one quarterback hurry ... blocked a field goal against North Dakota State.

Blinn JC: In 2007, collected 31 tackles, including eight quarterback sacks and three tackles-for-loss ... earned honorable mention all-conference honors as a sophomore ... notched 18 tackles and four quarterback sacks as a freshman ... in 2006, the Buccaneers won the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Championship with a 12-0 record, including a 19-6 victory over Pearl River Community College in the Pilgrim's Pride Bowl Classic.

Little Cypress-Mauriceville HS: 2004 Associated Press Class 4A All-State Honorable Mention selection ... posted 89 tackles, nine quarterback sacks, three fumble recoveries and two interceptions as a senior linebacker ... 2003 and 2004 First-Team All-District 20-4A ... 2004 Southeast Texas Player of the Year ... coached by David Williams ... also lettered in powerlifting ... member of the honor roll.

Data: Born 4-16-87, in Orange, Texas ... son of Michael and Jeanne Rhines ... one of four children ... major: undeclared.

CAREER STATISTICS

Total

YEAR G-GS UT AT TFL Sacks INT FF FR QBH
2008 9-4 4 6 10 2-8 1-7 0 0 0 1

CAREER SINGLE-GAME HIGHS
Tackles: 3 vs. North Dakota State, 10-25-08
Tackles-for-Loss: 1, twice
Sacks: 1 vs. Southern Illinois, 11-21-08