CFL: 3rd season
Stamps: 3rd season
Games played through 2017
Regular season: 13 (13 with Cgy. in 2017)
Playoffs: 1 (1 with Cgy. in 2017)
Grey Cup: 1 (with Cgy. in 2017)
Grey Cup wins: 0
Signed as a free agent on May 17, 2017.
Michel originally signed with the Stampeders on Oct. 12, 2016, and spent two-and-a-half weeks on the practice roster. He signed with the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent on May 6, 2016, and he was released on Aug. 29, 2016, at the conclusion of training camp.
(Calgary) Michel was first activated for Game 2 and in 13 games (11 starts) he had 41 catches for 780 yards and three touchdowns and two carries for 11 yards. He has also returned three kickoffs for 57 yards and three tackles. He scored his first CFL touchdown on June 29. Michel was named a CFL player of the week for Week 6 when he had six receptions for 190 yards and one touchdown. The yardage total was the highest by a Stamps receiver since Romby Bryant’s 211-yard game in 2009. He was on the one-game injury list for Game 17. He had one catch for four yards and one carry for 13 yards in the Western Final and one catch for 50 yards and one kickoff return for six yards in the Grey Cup. Michel was the West Division’s nominee for Most Outstanding Rookie.
(Calgary) Michel spent two-and-a-half weeks on the Stampeders’ practice roster.
First CFL game: June 29, 2017, vs Ottawa
First CFL touchdown: June 29, 2017, vs Ottawa
Honoured: Stamps and West Division nominee for Most Outstanding Rookie in 2017
Michel played four seasons at UMass and, over the course of his career with the Minutemen, he made 92 catches for 1,016 yards and six touchdowns. He also had 28 carries for 162 yards and two touchdowns.
Michel played receiver and safety at American Heritage high school in Plantation, Fla. He made 27 catches for 607 yards and eight touchdowns during his senior season. His brother Sony is a running back at the University of Georgia.
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