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19 Michael Connor
19 - Michael Connor
Height: 6-1
Weight: 235
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Woodward, Iowa
High School: Woodward-Granger
Position: LB
Experience: 3L
Honors & Awards
  • AFCA All-American (2018)
  • D3football.com All-West Region 2nd team LB (2018)
  • A-R-C Defensive MVP (2018)
  • All-A-R-C 1st team LB (2018)
  • A-R-C Defensive Player of the Week (9/16/18)
  • Simpson Defensive MVP (2018)
  • All-IIAC Honorable Mention LB (2017)
  • IIAC co-Defensive Player of the Week (10/15/17)
  • Three-year letterwinner (2016-2018)
2018 | junior
  • AFCA All-American 
  • D3football.com All-West Region 2nd team LB 
  • A-R-C Defensive MVP
  • All-A-R-C 1st team LB 
  • A-R-C Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 16)
  • Simpson Defensive MVP 
  • Started all ten games at OLB
  • Finished with a conference high 113 tackles and 8.5 sacks 
  • Also accumulated 16 tackles for a loss for 83 yards
  • Forced three fumbles and also had an interception
  • Had a career-high 18 tackles in the season opener against Bethel (Sept. 1)
  • Recorded three sacks in the final game of the season at Buena Vista (Nov. 10)
2017 | sophomore
  • All-IIAC Honorable Mention LB 
  • IIAC co-Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 15)
  • Appeared in all ten games, including starting eight 
  • Finished fourth on the team with 83 tackles
  • Had two sacks and two fumbles forced
  • Recorded a season-high 16 tackles against Luther (Oct. 14)
2016 | sophomore
  • Earned first varsity letter, appearing in one game
  • Returned a kickoff 16 yards against Dubuque (9/17)
2015 | freshman
  • Competed on junior varsity squad
Personal
  • Majoring in biology with a minor in pyschology