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74 Michael Switzer


**  2010 All-Mid-American Conference Third Team **

** 2010 Ball State Team Captain **

2010 (Sr.):  Started all 12 games to earn fourth letter . . . started all 51 games in his career . . . received one of Ball State's Strength and Conditioning Cardinal Pride Awards.

2009 (Jr.):  Started all 12 games at left guard to earn to earn third letter . . . helped block for an offense which tallied over 3,500 total yards.

2008 (So.): Started all 14 games and has started all 27 games in his first two seasons . . . earned second letter . . . part of an offensive line which ranked first in the MAC and fourth in the country for fewest sacks allowed . . . blocked for an offense which tallied a school record 5,972 total yards in offense . . . helped protect quarterback Nate Davis, who passed for 3,591 yards and 26 touchdowns, and H-Back MiQuale Lewis, who rushed for a school record 1,736 yards.

2007 (Fr.): Started all 13 games as a true freshman . . . earned first letter . . . helped protect Ball State quarterback Nate Davis, who set a Ball State single-season record with 30 touchdown passes plus threw for a school record 3,667 yards . . . part of a unit that blocked for nearly 2,000 yards rushing and a then school record 5,640 yards in total offense . . . received Ball State’s John Hodge Award as the team’s Most Outstanding Freshman.

High School: Earned three letters in football for Coach Tom Dilley, a Ball State alum who lettered in baseball for the Cardinals from 1986-89 . . . all-conference as a senior . . . finalist for Mr. Football Offensive Lineman as a senior . . . Indiana Football Coaches Association Top-50 as a senior . . . IFCA Junior All-State . . . All-Marion County as a senior.

Personal: Son of Mike and Liz Switzer . . . three sisters . . . cousin Dustin Scott played baseball for Marian College . . . born Dec. 21, 1988, in Indianapolis, Ind. . . . full name is Michael Monroe Switzer.

Position: Offensive Line
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 285
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: Lawrence North
Major: General Studies
Experience: 1 Letter
Michael Photos:
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