STRIZAK'S CAREER HIGHS
2014 (SOPHOMORE): Started all 12 regular season games at will linebacker ... sixth on the team with 42 tackles ... recorded 21 solo stops, along with five tackles for a loss of 15 yards and two quarterback hurries ... had three tackles (two solo) at Massachusetts (Aug. 30), including assisting on a tackle for a loss ... recorded a career-high seven tackles, including tackles for a loss of two yards, against Pittsburgh (Sept. 5) ... had two tackles in wins against No. 9 Southern California (Sept. 13) and Maine (Sept. 20) ... made three tackles against Colorado State (Sept. 27) and at NC State (Oct. 11) ... recorded three unassisted tackles with a tackles for loss against Clemson (Oct. 18) ... tallied five take-downs (three solo) and first career sack for a loss of nine yards at Wake Forest (Oct. 25) ... registered four tackles (one solo) against Virginia Tech (Nov. 1) ... had three solo tackles, including one for a loss of two yards against Louisville (Nov. 8) ... recorded five tackles (two solo) at No. 1 Florida State (Nov. 22) ... had first career interception against Syracuse (Nov. 29), with a one-yard return, adding to two tackles (one solo).
2013 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in 10 games on defense and on special teams; missed one game (at North Carolina) because of injury... registered three tackles at Southern California (Sept. 14).
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Army All-America accolades and All-North Jersey first-team honors as a senior linebacker ... took home MSG Varsity All-Metro accolades in 2011 ... named a second-team all-state selection as a junior ... recorded 72 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, and 13 sacks in 2011 ... returned three fumbles for touchdowns, setting a single-season school record as a senior ... recorded 12 tackles for loss and nine sacks as a junior ... helped lead the Ironmen to undefeated seasons in 2009, 2010, and 2011; captured high school national championships as a sophomore and senior ... played for head coach Greg Toal.
PERSONAL: Michael Steven Strizak ... enrolled as a marketing major in the Carroll School of Management ... is the recipient of The John F. O'Hagan Memorial Football Scholarship ... Mike and his older brother Matthew are the children of Pamela Coles and Steven Strizak.