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Encyclopedia > Mike Hart (football player)
Mike Hart
College Michigan
Conference Big Ten
Sport Football
Position RB
Jersey # 20
Class Senior
Career 2004 – present
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 202 lb (92 kg)
Nationality  United States
Born April 9, 1986 (1986-04-09) (age 21)
Syracuse, New York
High school Onondaga Central High School,
Nedrow, New York
Bowl games
2005 Rose Bowl
2005 Alamo Bowl
2007 Rose Bowl

Leon Michael Hart (born April 9, 1986 in Syracuse, New York) is an American football running back who plays for the Michigan Wolverines. He is the all time leading rusher in Wolverine history.[1] This List of colleges and universities in the United States includes colleges and universities in the U.S. that grant four-year baccalaureate and/or post-graduate masters and doctorate degrees. ... The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (U of M, UM or simply Michigan) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Michigan, and one of the foremost universities in the United States. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... For other uses of the term Big Ten see Big Ten (disambiguation). ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... P.J. Daniels was a star running back for Georgia Tech from 2002-2005. ... The pound or pound-mass (abbreviations: lb, lbm, or sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass (sometimes called weight in everyday parlance) in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... “Kg” redirects here. ... In English usage, nationality is the legal relationship between a person and a country. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... is the 99th day of the year (100th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: Location of Syracuse within the state of New York Coordinates: , City Government  - Mayor Matthew Driscoll (D) Area  - City 66. ... Nedrow is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in Onondaga County, New York. ... The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game, usually played on January 1 (New Years Day) at the stadium of the same name in Pasadena, California. ... The Alamo Bowl is a major American college football bowl game played annually since 1993 in the 65,000-seat Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. ... is the 99th day of the year (100th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: Location of Syracuse within the state of New York Coordinates: , City Government  - Mayor Matthew Driscoll (D) Area  - City 66. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... P.J. Daniels was a star running back for Georgia Tech from 2002-2005. ... The University of Michigan features 24 varsity sports teams called the Wolverines, which compete in the NCAAs Division I and in the Big Ten Conference in all sports except mens ice hockey which competes in the NCAA D1 Central Collegiate Hockey Association, and womens water polo, which...

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High school career

Hart attended Onondaga Central High School just outside Syracuse, New York where he set the national career record for rushing touchdowns (204) and finished second in career rushing yards (11,045). Onondaga Central went 46-1, losing only a single game to Mohawk Central School coached by Roy Upson, and won three state championships (vs. Dobbs Ferry, Briarcliff and Cambridge) during Hart's career. Dobbs Ferry is a village in Westchester County, New York, USA. The population was 10,622 at the 2000 census. ... Briarcliff Manor is a village in Westchester County in the state of New York. ... Cambridge is a town located in Washington County, New York. ...


Hart also excelled academically in high school scoring 1280 on the SAT and graduating in the top five of his class with a 94% average.[2] For other uses, see SAT (disambiguation). ...


College career

In 2004, Hart set a Michigan record for most rushing yards in a season by a freshman with 1,455. He rushed for nine touchdowns and had 26 receptions for 237 yards and a touchdown catch. In 2005, his sophomore season, Hart missed significant time due to a hamstring injury. He started only eight of Michigan's 12 games and played sparingly in three of those. He finished the season with 662 yards and four touchdowns rushing and added 15 receptions for 154 yards and a touchdown catch.


During the 2006 season, Hart rushed for 1,562 yards, the fifth-best season total in Michigan history, and 14 touchdowns. He also caught 17 passes for 125 yards. For his efforts, Hart was recognized as his team's co-MVP with linebacker David Harris. He was also selected by both coaches and media to the All-Big Ten Conference First Team, named a finalist for the Doak Walker Award, and placed fifth in Heisman Trophy balloting. David Charles Harris (born January 21, 1984 in Grand Rapids, Michigan) is an American football linebacker who plays for the Michigan Wolverines. ... The Doak Walker Award, first awarded in 1990, honors the nations top college football running back. ... “Heisman” redirects here. ...


As a senior in 2007, Hart was elected team captain along with offensive tackle Jake Long and linebacker Shawn Crable. He entered the eighth week of the season as college football's leader in rushing yards, but after an ankle injury sidelined him for two games, he dropped in the rankings. Through ten games, Hart has rushed for 1,188 yards and 12 touchdowns. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Jake Edward Long (born May 9, 1985) is an offensive tackle for the Michigan Wolverines. ... This article relates to sports. ...


In his career, Hart has rushed 965 times for 4,867 yards; both marks are school records. His 39 career rushing touchdowns are tied for third-best in Michigan annals. Hart's 27 career games with at least 100 yards rushing and five games with at least 200 yards rushing are each the most in Michigan history. Hart has lost a fumble only one time, against Iowa on September 25, 2004, in 1,031 total touches. He finished his career at Michigan 0-4 against the Ohio State Buckeyes. Head coach Kirk Ferentz 9th year, 55–43 Home stadium Kinnick Stadium Capacity 70,585 - Natural Grass Conference Big Ten First year 1889 Athletic director Gary Barta Website Hawkeyesports. ... is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ohio State Universitys intercollegiate sports teams and players are called the Buckeyes (after the state tree, the Buckeye), and participate in the NCAAs Division I in all sports and the Big Ten Conference in most sports. ...


National awards

The Doak Walker Award, first awarded in 1990, honors the nations top college football running back. ... The Maxwell Award is presented annually to the collegiate American football player adjudged by a panel of sportscasters, sportswriters, and National Collegiate Athletic Association head coaches and the membership of the Maxwell Football Club to be the best in the United States. ... The Walter Camp Award, named in honor of the father of football, is given annually to the College football Player of the Year, as selected by Division 1A coaches and Sports Information directors. ... “Heisman” redirects here. ...

Conference honors

  • 2004 All-Big Ten Conference First Team (coaches and media)
  • 2004 Big Ten Freshman of the Year (coaches and media)
  • 2006 All-Big Ten Conference First Team (coaches and media, unanimous)
  • 2007 Big Ten Preseason Offensive Player of the Year (media)

Coaches and media of the Big Ten Conference award the following individual honors at the end of each football season. ...

Team awards

David Charles Harris (born January 21, 1984 in Grand Rapids, Michigan) is an American football linebacker who plays for the Michigan Wolverines. ...

References

  1. ^  Official U of M archives
  2. ^  Detroit Free Press, 2007-08-30, Years after sister's death, U-M tailback Hart carries on, Windsor, Shawn

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