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Mike Gyetvai
Mike Gyetvai

Hometown:
Old Castle, Ontario

High School:
Sandwich Secondary

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 310

Position:
OT

Birthdate:
05/15/1984

Experience:
4L


A versatile offensive lineman with 23 starts to his credit . . . respected for his physical and mental toughness . . . AS A SENIOR: Rotated at left guard with Kenny Shane, although he started at right guard vs. Notre Dame and Purdue . . . missed first three games due to offseason shoulder surgery . . . missed almost all of spring practice and was held out of contact drills in preseason camp . . . first game of the season came in a start at right guard - his first career start other than the tackle position - at Notre Dame . . . started at right guard at Wisconsin . . . recorded a game-best five takedowns vs. Northwestern . . . selected third overall by the Calgary Stampeders in the May 2007 Canadian Football League Draft . . . AS A JUNIOR: Started the first six games at left tackle in 2006, grading out 94 percent or higher in each game . . . sidelined for the last six games of the season with a shoulder injury . . . graded 95 percent each vs. Michigan and Notre Dame (3 pancakes) . . . scored 96 percent in the Big Ten opener vs. Illinois . . . graded 94 percent at Pittsburgh (3 pancakes) as MSU's ground game amassed 335 yards and produced two 100-yard rushers (Javon Ringer 15 carries for 156 yards and Drew Stanton 13 for 105) . . . posted his top grade of the season vs. Eastern Michigan, scoring 97 percent (3 pancakes) while the Spartans rolled up 586 total yards . . . graded 94 percent vs. Idaho (3 pancakes) in the season opener . . . made the transition from right to left tackle during spring practice to fill the vacancy created by the departure of three-year starter Stefon Wheeler . . . AS A SOPHOMORE: Started all 11 games at right tackle in 2005, scoring 91 percent or better in every game . . . important figure on an offensive line that helped Michigan State rank among the NCAA leaders in all four offensive categories: No. 20 in rushing offense (201.8 yards per game), No. 11 in passing offense (school-record 295.5 ypg.), No. 5 in total offense (school-record 497.3 ypg.) and No. 18 in scoring offense (33.8 points per game) . . . finished fourth on the team in pancake blocks with 36 . . . graded 97 percent each vs. Penn State, Indiana and Ohio State . . . scored 98 percent vs. Northwestern while recording six pancakes . . . started off the 2005 season with a bang, grading out 99 percent with a career-best seven pancakes in the opener vs. Kent State as the Spartans produced 35 first downs and 685 total yards . . . compiled 45 production points on special teams . . . AS A FRESHMAN: Academic All-Big Ten selection . . . appeared in five games in 2004 (vs. Rutgers, Central Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Hawaii) . . . posted perfect scores (100 percent each) in limited action vs. Wisconsin and Hawaii . . . graded 93 percent vs. Minnesota . . . 2003 SEASON: Redshirted . . . presented the Jim Adams Award (unsung hero) after being selected Scout Team Offensive Player of the Year in 2003 . . . earned Spartan Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week honors twice (vs. Rutgers and Michigan) . . . HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Rated the No. 1 prospect overall in Canada by veteran scout Ron Dias . . . named Ontario Lineman of the Year by All Canada Gridiron and League MVP in 2002 . . . earned first-team All-Canada and All-East honors from All Canada Gridiron . . . three-time first-team all-league selection . . . two-year, two-way starter and team captain for Coach John Bloomfield at Sandwich Secondary in LaSalle, Ontario, helping the Sabres to 20 straight wins including back-to-back Western Bowl and league championships in 2001-02 . . . rated among Ontario's top 50 high school basketball prospects by hoopsmax.com . . . two-time allleague pick in basketball . . . ranked among Ontario's top five centers by both hoopsmax.com and Ontario Hoops Report . . . brother Dan played four seasons as an offensive lineman with the Canadian Football League's Winnipeg Blue Bombers . . . son of Ed and Angie Gyetvai . . . born May 15, 1984 . . . participated in the 2006 SPYN Awards (Student-Athlete Lip Sync Contest) to benefit the Children's Miracle Network . . . majoring in mechanical engineering.