2006: Sat out his true freshman season as a redshirt.
High School: Manatee High School, Bradenton, Fla. ... As a senior, he started at right guard for a Manatee team that won its first regional title since 1994 and boasted the area's leading rusher in Chris McNear ... Selected to participate in the PAL Bowl and the Florida Athletic Coaches Association North-South Football All-Star Classic ... Captained the South squad at the coaches association all-star game ... Earned Class 5A second-team all-state honors ... All-area and all-district pick as a senior ... Also served as the Hurricanes' deep snapper ... Selected Baylor over offers from Louisville, Vanderbilt and Cincinnati ... Played for coach Joe Kinnan at the Class 5A school.
Personal: The son of Laura and Vince Caruso and Blair and Jennifer Michel, Jeremy Adam Michel was born Feb. 24, 1988, in Monroe, La. ... Communications major.