Cleared by the Southeastern Conference office to play for Mississippi State beginning midway through his sophomore season . . . Has played in six games during his Bulldog career, starting five times . . . Transferred to MSU from the University of Florida where he did not play during his first two collegiate seasons . . . Highly recruited two-way line candidate from the talent-rich Atlanta-area high school ranks.
Cleared by the Southeastern Conference office to play for Mississippi State beginning midway through his sophomore season . . . Played in six games during the second half of the year, he started the final five contests of the ’06 campaign . . . Pressed into extensive service in the first week of eligibility . . . Played in all but three snaps (59 of 62) in the Bulldogs’ Week 7 win over Jacksonville State, entering when starting left tackle J.D. Hamilton was sidelined by a knee injury . . . Recorded six knockdown blocks against the Gamecocks, the second-best total on the offensive line . . . Earned his first collegiate start one week later at Georgia . . . Was on the field for 48 of the 64 offensive plays, registering a 76 percent blocking grade against the Peach State Bulldogs in a personal homecoming game . . . Did not miss a snap in his third college game . . . Played all 66 snaps against Kentucky in Week 9 . . . Scored a season-best 89 percent blocking grade against the Wildcats with three knockdown blocks . . . Had a breakthrough performance in the Bulldogs’ Week 10 win at Alabama . . . Scored a team-best 88 percent blocking mark in the win over the Crimson Tide with an astounding 15 knockdown blocks . . . Helped halfback Anthony Dixon rush for 121 yards against the Alabama defense . . . Was on the field for all but three snaps (67 of 70 plays) against Arkansas in Week 11 . . . Tallied an 84 percent blocking grade against the Razorbacks with a team-high five knockdown blocks . . . That effort helped MSU rush for 154 yards against the eventual SEC West winners, a line that permitted no quarterback sacks . . . Helped State rush for 152 yards against the Ole Miss in the season finale, allowing just one quarterback sack.
Saw no game action as a reserve offensive lineman for the Florida Gators.
Redshirted his true freshman season at Florida.
Signed with the University of Florida in 2004 after a standout career at Westlake High School in Atlanta, Ga. . . . Played on both sides of the ball for head coach Dallas Allen at Westlake . . . Listed as the No. 22-rated defensive tackle in the nation, the ninth-best defensive tackle in the South by TheInsiders.com (now Scout.com) . . . A member of that web site’s Southern Hot 100, symbolic of being one of the top 100 players in the south . . . Rated the ninth-best prospect in the state of Georgia in SuperPrep’s season-ending All-America issue . . . Ranked as the 15th-best defensive tackle in the nation by recruiting web site Rivals.com . . . Earned all-metro Atlanta honors following his senior season on the high school level . . . Credited with running a 4.9 in the 40-yard dash by Rivals.
Born Michael Louvester Brown, 4-23-86, in Atlanta, Ga. . . . Son of Mrs. Gussie Pollard Jacobs . . . Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.