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6-4 / 248
Expected to challenge for starting tight end spot?could be top receiving threat from the tight end position.
Saw action in 11 games as tight end and also on special teams?made three receptions on the year for 38 yards?made a season-long 21-yard catch in the second quarter against Pittsburgh?.has spent time as a wide receiver and linebacker before settling in at tight end?fine athleticism?led all tight ends with three receptions (37 yards) in the spring game.
Played in all 11 games in his first year as a "full-time" wide receiver...made 10 receptions for 140 yards...made two catches for 31 yards at Notre Dame...also had two receptions - for 10 yards - at Virginia Tech...made a season-long 28-yard catch in the second quarter against Cincinnati...had a 23-yard reception at Rutgers...made a 17-yard reception in each of two games - against Georgia Tech and at Syracuse.
One of nine true freshmen who earned varsity letters in their inaugural season...broke into the statistics column against Navy, making one tackle as a special teams player...finished the season with five unassisted tackles on kick coverage...he took a bigger role in the offense against Syracuse, making three catches for 26 yards...had two receptions for 16 yards at Miami...finished the year with eight receptions...originally slated to be a tight end, he showed the speed to play wide receiver.
A three-time All-County, All-Suburban and All-League selection at Indian Hills High School...twice earned All-Area honors...gained 1995 All-State recognition from the Bergen Record and the New Jersey Football Coaches Association (Super 100)...an All-Region choice by the Prep Football Report, Blue Chip Illustrated and SuperPrep magazine...finished his career as the school's career leader in rushing yardage (2,121 yards) and scoring (316 points - 50 TDs and 16 PATs)...gained 769 yards on 143 carries (5.4 yards/rush) as a senior; also made 11 receptions for 173 yards (15.7 yards/catch)...also served as the team's top kickoff return and punt return specialist; returned two punts and one kickoff for touchdowns in 1995...finished his senior season with 1,636 all-purpose yards and 18 touchdowns; had two consecutive five-touchdown games...recorded 57 tackles and three sacks as a senior; made three interceptions and recovered three fumbles...played in the 18th Annual New Jersey North-South All-Star Football Classic...played for head coach Bill Neal...was also an All-League performer on the school's basketball and track teams...served as team captain for all three sports - football, basketball and track - as a senior...was selected as an escort for the 1996 Olympics torchbearer as the flame passed through New Jersey.
Michael J. Guazzo, born October 17, 1977...a studio arts major in the College of Arts & Sciences...Mike is one of Kathleen and Albert Guazzo's four children.