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Mike Bacon
Mike Bacon

Hometown:
Lansing, Mich.

High School:
Lansing Catholic Central

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 305

Position:
OL

Birthdate:
04/04/1986

Experience:
2L


AS A SENIOR: Versatile fifth-year player saw time in the rotation at left guard . . . also listed as the back-up center . . . had three career starts to his credit, including two as a senior (California, Wisconsin) . . . saw action in all 13 games . . . a former walk-on who earned a scholarship each of the last two seasons . . . started his second career game at left guard in season opener at California . . . played a majority of the game at center at Northwestern, filling in for starter Joel Nitchman, who left the game in the second quarter with an injury . . . picked up the start at left guard vs. Wisconsin . . . AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in seven games, including a start at left guard vs. Wisconsin, to earn his first letter . . . also saw action against UAB, Pittsburgh, Notre Dame, Northwestern, Indiana and Purdue . . . AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in two games in 2006 . . . produced a perfect score (100 percent) and recorded his first career pancake in the fourth quarter vs. Pittsburgh . . . graded out 89 percent while playing extended minutes vs. Eastern Michigan . . . AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see game action in 2005 . . . selected Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Minnesota (shared honor with quarterback Clay Charles) . . . 2004 SEASON: Redshirted . . . HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Honorable mention Class B all-state selection by the Associated Press in 2003 . . . two-time all-conference pick . . . three-year starter at defensive end and offensive tackle at Lansing (Mich.) Catholic Central High School where he played for Coach Tony Costello as a senior . . . earned four letters in hockey as a defenseman for Coach Rob Woodward (now a volunteer assistant on the Spartan hockey coaching staff) . . . son of Mike and Sheryl Bacon . . . born April 4, 1986 . . . majoring in construction management.