2005: Fifth-year senior Michael Gary, who started eight games at defensive tackle a year ago for the Bears, returns for his second season as a starter along the defensive line ... His 12 career starts rank No. 2 among Baylor's d-line returnees ... Began his Baylor career as a walk-on, but has since earned a scholarship.
2004: Appeared in all 11 games and started eight contests at defensive tackle to earn his first varsity letter ... Had nine tackles, including four solos, as a junior ... Played season's last six games with a broken left hand he sustained during the Missouri game ... Had a season-high two tackles against both Texas State and at Oklahoma State ... Also credited with a pass breakup and a quarterback hurry against Texas State ... Played 307 snaps.
2003: Played in eight games, starting the season's first four contests at defensive tackle against UAB, North Texas, SMU and Sam Houston State ... Credited with nine tackles for the season, six of which were solo stops ... Had career-best three tackles against both UAB and Sam Houston State ... Credited with a pass breakup at No. 1 Oklahoma.
2002: Injured his knee in the second game of the season and missed the team's last 10 games ... Played in the Bears' first two contests at defensive tackle.
2001: Walk-on sat out his first season as a redshirt.
High School: Holmes High School, San Antonio, Texas ... Led the Huskies to a 23-4 record as a junior and senior, which included a conference title and a state semifinal appearance in 1999 and a 2000 playoff berth ... Coached by David Sanchez at the District 27-5A school.
Personal: The son of Michael and Phyllis Gary, Michael Eugene Gary was born March 10, 1983, in Ramstein, Germany ... Business management major.