Maurice Hurst 73
Maurice  Hurst


Westwood, Mass.

High School:
Xaverian Brothers

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 282




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Tackles: 7 - Penn State, 2016
TFLs: 3.0 - Penn State, 2016
Sacks: 1 - (2x), last vs. Penn State, 2016
FR: 1 - UCF, 2016

At Michigan
• Three-year letterman
• Has appeared in 33 games along the defensive line with four starts at defensive tackle
• Contributed 73 tackles, 195. tackles for loss, eight sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, and one pass breakup
• 2015-16 Academic All-Big Ten
• Earned U-M Athletic Academic Achievement
• Named to the watch list for the 2015 Chuck Bednarik Award

Senior (2016)
• Pro Football Focus College Big Ten Team of the Week honoree against Penn State (Sept. 24)
• Was the team's Defensive Lineman of the Game against Penn State (Sept. 24)
• Played in 12 contests
• Posted 34 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks, one pass breakup, one fumble recovery and forced one fumble
• Missed the opener against Hawaii (Sept. 3) due to injury
• Recorded three tackles and had a fumble recovery against UCF (Sept. 10)
• Tallied a sack and two stops against Colorado (Sept. 17)
• Recorded seven tackles, three TFLs and one sack against Penn State (Sept. 24) to be named Defensive Lineman of the Game
• Contributed two stops vs. Wisconsin (Oct. 1)
• Posted four tackles and 1.5 TFLs at Rutgers (Oct. 8)
• Made one tackle for loss for 13 yards against Illinois (Oct. 22)
• Made a stop vs. Michigan State (Oct. 29)
• Made three solo stops, including two TFL with three quarterback hurries against Maryland (Nov. 5)
• Tallied five tackles against Iowa (Nov. 12)
• Made three tackles and one for loss with half a sack against Indiana (Nov. 19)
• Assisted on a sack and battled down one pass attempt at Ohio State (Nov. 26)
• Recorded three tackles, two TFLs, one sack and first career forced fumble vs. Florida State in the orange Bowl (Dec. 30)

Junior (2015)
• Appeared in 13 games on defensive line, making four starts
• at Utah (Sept. 3): Made one tackle
• UNLV (Sept. 19): Tallied a career-best four tackles, including a sack
• BYU (Sept. 26): Recorded two tackles, including a sack, as well as a QB hurry
• at Maryland (Oct. 3): Tied a career-high with four tackles; made a career-best two tackles for loss; recorded one sack
• Northwestern (Oct. 10): Recorded a quarterback hurry
• Michigan State (Oct. 17): Made three tackles
• at Minnesota (Oct. 31): Tallied three tackles and a sack for a loss of three yards
• at Indiana (Nov. 14): Recorded seven tackles, including half a tackle for loss
• at Penn State (Nov. 21): Had four tackles, including half a tackle for loss
• Ohio State (Nov. 28): Recorded two tackles
• Florida (Jan. 1): Notched three tackles

Sophomore (2014)
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Earned first varsity letter
• Has appeared in seven games
• Recorded three tackles and one TFL
• at Rutgers (Oct. 4): Blocked extra point attempt
• Minnesota (Sept. 27): Posted one tackle
• at Notre Dame (Sept. 6): Recorded first career TFL
• Appalachian State (Aug. 30): Made collegiate debut

Freshman (2013)
• Did not see game action

• Attended Xaverian Brothers High School (2013) coached by Charles Stevenson

Key Statistics
• Tallied 61 tackles, 13.5 for a loss, with nine sacks and four forced fumbles as a junior

Honors and Rankings
• Selected to the Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Association All-State Team twice (2011-12)

• Maurice Roy Hurst Jr. was born on May 9, 1995
• Son of former New England Patriot Maurice Hurst
• Enrolled in the the School of Kinesiology, major undeclared


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