86 Michael Purcell, DE
6-4, 245, Sr., The Woodlands, TX (Woodlands)
In his personal phrases:
I participated in Powered Flight this summer time. I took this program to see if I loved flying sufficient to place in for pilot after I graduate. On flying days, I’d take a bus to the airfield at 0600, preflight with my teacher pilot on our plan for the day, and head to the flight line. I ended up touchdown a pair occasions on my first flight and tried tougher landings and maneuvers, in addition to sightsee Denver and the encompassing space. In all it was an ideal program and I beloved being up within the air like that.
Turning into a pilot is my primary selection after commencement, however my backup is changing into a Civil Engineering officer. I’d actually be proud of both, however flying is my desire. I additionally have not taken graduate college off the desk both.
Truthfully, what I discovered most about COVID-19 is find out how to take pleasure in my alone time and being with household. I re-learned find out how to play the piano whereas I used to be house, so between that, college, and coaching for soccer, I used to be capable of preserve myself fairly busy. I positively realized how a lot I missed soccer and being again with the crew as nicely, so I am excited that our season is underway once more.
2019 – Performed in 12 video games, beginning twice … begins got here vs. San Jose State and Colorado State … recorded eight complete tackles and a half sack on the season … career-high three tackles, together with a half sack, vs. Colorado State … two tackles vs. San Jose State in his first-career begin … averaged 2.5 tackles per recreation in his two begins … two tackles within the season opener vs. Colgate … one sort out at Hawaii.
2018 – Performed in two video games, seeing motion vs. Stony Brook and Boise State … was not credited with any statistics.
2017 – Didn’t see any varsity motion.
Excessive College – Lettered two years in soccer … two-time first-team all-district choice … first-team all-state as a senior … named the Higher Houston defensive participant of the yr … highschool soccer coach was Mark Schmid.
Private – Mother and father are Paul and Joan Purcell … is one in all three kids, all boys … his cousin, Justin Lawler, performs professionally for the Los Angeles Rams … majoring in civil engineering … want to turn out to be a pilot within the Air Power … hobbies embody out of doors sports activities, video video games, looking and basketball … accomplished survival coaching and primary hovering in the summertime of 2018 … accomplished a summer time lecturers class in civil engineering and was on the cadet cadre for survival coaching in the summertime of 2019.
Purcell Profession Stats
Yr G UA-A TOT TFL Sacks
2019 12 2-6 8 0.5-2 0.5-2
2019 2 0-0 0 0.0-0 0.0-0
Totals 14 2-6 8 0.5-2 0.5-2