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J'Michael Deane
J'Michael Deane

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Toronto, Ontario

High School:
Newtonbrook Secondary School

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 312

Position:
OT

Experience:
2L


CAREER NOTES: Saw action in 17 games, including 14 starts.

2010 SEASON (SENIOR): Fifth-year senior started all 13 games at right tackle . . . named Spartan Co-Offensive Lineman of the Week for his role in MSU's comeback win over Purdue . . . named Spartan Offensive Lineman of the Week after helping the Spartans rush for 297 yards against Western Michigan in the season opener . . . selected by the Calgary Stampeders in the third round (No. 21 overall) in the 2010 CFL Canadian Draft.

2009 SEASON (JUNIOR): Saw action in three games in 2009, including his first career start at right guard against Central Michigan . . . played a career-high 50 snaps in the season opener vs. Montana State.

2008 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Coaches cited his improvement and hard work ethic during bowl practices . . . made his only appearance of the 2008 season vs. Eastern Michigan.

2007 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Saw action vs. UAB in 2007 . . . switched positions from nose tackle to offensive lineman . . . named Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Northwestern.

2006 SEASON: Redshirted . . . selected Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week vs. Minnesota.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Spent two summers playing for the Metro Toronto Wildcats, coached by John Prisco, in the Ontario Varsity Football League . . . earned OVFL All-Star honors (Wettges Division) in 2005 after finishing third on the team in tackles (41.5), including 2.5 sacks . . . twice named Wildcat Defensive Player of the Week (vs. Halton and Wentworth) . . . anchored a front that garnered OVFL Defensive Line of the Week honors after recording a (21-0) shutout vs. Cambridge . . . contributed 11.5 tackles for the Wildcats in 2004, including 1.5 sacks . . . four-year starter for Coach Peter Bowman at Newtonbrook Secondary School in North York, Ontario . . . rated among the Top 10 Players to Watch (No. 8) in the Greater Toronto Area in 2004 . . . also ranked among the top 12 defensive ends in Ontario by All-Star Football and Weir's Magazine . . . selected first-team All-Star by the Toronto Star after registering 42 tackles in 2004, including eight sacks . . . nicknamed "J-Mike" . . . son of Art and Sheryl Deane . . . born May 4, 1986 . . . majoring in interdisciplinary studies in social science - human resources.