Postgame Notes: #13 Michigan 23, #17 Virginia Tech 20 (OT)
Michigan Football Statistics (12-game Totals)
Postgame Quotes: #17 Michigan 40, Ohio State 34
Postgame Quotes: #20 Michigan 45, #17 Nebraska 17
At Michigan ... four-year letterman ... returning starter along the offensive line ... appeared in 38 contests and started 29 games ... can play both guard and tackle.
Fifth-Year Senior (2011) ... Sugar Bowl champion ... earned fourth varsity letter ... played in all 13 games; started 12 games at right tackle and contributed in 11 games on special teams.
Senior/Junior (2010) ... earned third varsity letter ... appeared in all 13 games and started seven contests along the offensive line ... started at left tackle against Connecticut (Sept. 4), Notre Dame (Sept. 11) and Massachusetts (Sept. 18) ... played as a reserve at right tackle vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 25) ... contributed on special teams units in Big Ten opener at Indiana (Oct. 2) ... appeared on special teams units vs. Michigan State (Oct. 9) ... substituted in at left tackle and contributed on special teams vs. Iowa (Oct. 16) ... returned to the starting lineup at right tackle at Penn State (Oct. 30) ... made the start at right tackle vs. Illinois (Nov. 6) and at Purdue (Nov. 13) ... opened the contest at right tackle vs. Wisconsin (Nov. 20) ... contributed on special teams at Ohio State (Nov. 27) ... substituted in at left tackle and appeared on special teams vs. Mississippi State (Jan. 1) in the Gator Bowl.
Junior/Sophomore (2009) ... earned second varsity letter ... started in nine of 12 games ... started four contests at tackle and five at guard ... started in career debut at right tackle vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 5) ... started at right tackle and played right guard vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 12) ... made start at right tackle and contributed on special teams vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept. 19) ... started at right guard and contributed on special teams vs. Indiana (Sept. 26) ... made start at right guard against Michigan State (Oct. 3) and Iowa (Oct. 10) ... started at right guard vs. Delaware State (Oct. 17) ... played right guard against Penn State (Oct. 24) ... made start at right guard against Illinois (Oct. 31) ... lined up at right tackle at the Illini ... earned starting assignment at right tackle vs. Purdue (Nov. 7) ... played on field goal/PAT protection unit at Wisconsin (Nov. 14) and against Ohio State (Nov. 21).
Sophomore/Freshman (2008) ... earned first varsity letter ... did not see game action.
Freshman (2007) ... did not see game action ... redshirted.
Prep ... attended Catholic Central High School (2006) coached by Tom Passinault ... National Honor Society member ... 2007 Detroit Free Press Scholar-Athlete ... started three years at offensive tackle and defensive end ... helped lead squad to the Michigan Division-Four state championship game ... Key Statistics ... tallied 21 tackles as a senior ... helped team average more than 250 rushing yards per game as a senior ... Honors and Rankings ... three-star prospect, the No. 19 player in Michigan and the No. 2 offensive lineman in Michigan according to Rivals.com ... No. 33 offensive line prospect according to Scout.com ... two-star recruit according to Scout.com ... rated as the No. 89 players in the Midwest by SuperPrep ... No. 21 player in the state of Michigan by The Detroit News on its Blue Chips list ... tabbed as the No. 21 recruit in the state of Michigan by the Detroit Free Press ... listed as All-Region by PrepStar Magazine ... named to Grand Rapids Press Dream Team as a defensive lineman ... Grand Rapids Press all-city and all-area team selection as a junior and senior ... 2006 Associated Press all-state special mention as a senior ... 2005 Detroit Free Press all-state first teams as a junior ... Other Sports ... played hockey and basketball ... averaged eight points and six points per game from center position as a junior and senior.
Personal ... Mark Christopher Huyge was born Oct. 18, 1988 in Grand Rapids, Mich. ... last name is pronounced "Hugh-gee" ... high school teammate of former U-M linebacker Obi Ezeh ... attended the 2006 Michigan Summer Football Camp ... enrolled in the College of Engineering, majoring in naval architecture and marine engineering.