One of the tallest players in the program's history His specialty is ability to block shots with great timing Gained some needed weight in the off-season Owns an impressive collection of post moves.
Appeared in 16 games, starting one Tri-recipient of MSU's Scholar-Athlete Award Averaged 0.6 points and 0.7 rebounds per contest Scored a career-best five points against North Carolina (12/3) Played a season-high seven minutes against Alcorn State (12/13), scoring three points and tallying a season-high two blocks Made his first career start against Wisconsin (2/22), scoring MSU's first basket on a reverse layup Recorded one block against North Carolina (4/6) in the NCAA Championship game Academic All-Big Ten.
Appeared in 13 games Tri-recipient of MSU's Scholar-Athlete Award Averaged 1.1 points and 1.1 rebounds per game Scored a season-high four points against San Jose State (12/19), adding two blocks Tallied three points and a season-high four rebounds against IPFW (12/15) Added three rebounds against Chicago State (11/13) and North Carolina State (11/28) Blocked two shots against Chicago State First MSU points came on a dunk against No. 2 UCLA (11/20) Played a season-high 11 minutes against Penn State (2/20) Academic All-Big Ten.
Averaged 17.3 points, 9.5 rebounds and 5.3 blocks as a senior at Flint Powers Catholic High School, serving as team captain while playing for Coach Jack Pratt Finished second in the voting for the 2006 Hal Schram Mr. Basketball Award Detroit Free Press Dream Team honoree and The Detroit News All-State Class B member 2006 Associated Press Class B All-State selection Holds school records for career blocks (400) and blocks in a game (15) Averaged 17.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 5.0 blocks as a junior 2005 Associated Press Class B All-State selection Earned 2005 Class B All-State accolades from The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press 2005 first-team all-conference selection Led Powers Catholic to a 21-3 record and a district championship, losing in the regional semifinals Shot 69 percent from the floor Named Street and Smith's All-America high honorable mention honoree in the fall of 2005 Rated the No. 9 center and No. 49 player overall by Scout.com Averaged 14.5 points, 10.0 rebounds and 7.0 blocks as a sophomore, leading the squad to district and regional championships 2004 second-team all-conference honoree Blocked a Michigan High School single-season record 182 shots in 2003-04 Participated in the 2005 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival A member of his school's honor roll, he posted a near-4.0 GPA Played AAU basketball for the Michigan Hurricanes.
Born Aug. 11, 1987 Son of Tom and Cheryl Herzog Applied engineering sciences major Enrolled in MSU's Honors College.
Herzog's Career Highs
Minutes: 11 - vs. Penn State (2/20/08)
Points: 5 - vs. North Carolina (12/3/08)
Rebounds: 4 - two times, last vs. Alcorn State (12/13/08)
Assists: 1 - vs. Idaho (11/16/08)
Field Goals: 2 - vs. San Jose State (12/19/07)
Field Goal Attempts: 4 - vs. Penn State (2/20/08)
3-Point Field Goals: 0
3-Point FG Attempts: 0
Free Throws: 3 - vs. North Carolina (12/3/08)
Free Throw Attempts: 5 - vs. North Carolina (12/3/08)
Steals: 1 - vs. IPFW (12/15/07)
Blocks: 2 - three times, last vs. Alcorn State (12/13/08)