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Sony Michel
Sony  Michel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plantation, Fla.

High School:
American Heritage

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 222

Position:
TB

Experience:
3VL

06/21/2017

Bulldogs Visit Camp Sunshine

Bulldogs Visit Camp Sunshine

04/15/2017

Bulldogs Complete Second Spring Scrimmage

Bulldogs Complete Second Spring Scrimmage

03/31/2017

Georgia Players Getting Ready for G-Day

Georgia Players Getting Ready for G-Day

03/29/2017

Spring Ball: Bellamy and Michel Mic'd Up

Spring Ball: Bellamy and Michel Mic'd Up

02/22/2017

Michel and Babalis Share Jazz Hands Bond

Michel and Babalis Share Jazz Hands Bond

04/22/2017

G-Day 2017

G-Day 2017

10/01/2016

Georgia Football vs. Tennessee

Photos from the Georgia vs. Tennessee football game in Sanford Stadium.

09/24/2016

No. 12 Georgia @ No. 23 Ole Miss

Photos from No. 12 Georgia @ No. 23 Ole Miss on September 24, 2016.

04/16/2016

G-Day

G-Day

01/02/2016

TaxSlayer Bowl: Georgia vs. Penn State

Georgia defeats Penn State 24-17 in the Taxslayer Bowl in Jacksonville, Fla. (USATSI)

Career-Highs:
* 170 rushing yards vs. Georgia Tech in 2016
* Long rush of 75 yards vs. Troy in 2014
* 26 rushing attempts (2x), last at Auburn in 2015
* 3 rushing TDs vs. Troy in 2014
* Long rushing TD of 34 yards at Georgia Tech in 2015
* 79 receiving yards vs. ULM in 2015
* 3 receptions (7x), last at Auburn in 2016
* Long reception of 48 yards vs. ULM in 2015
* Long TD reception of 33 yards (2x) at No. 24 South Carolina in 2014, vs. TCU in 2016
* 2 TD receptions vs. South Carolina in 2015

Career: 8-100 yard rushing games

2016: Played in 12 games, making two starts...named one of four overall team captains for the 2016 season...team's No. 2 rusher this season, with 840 yards on 152 carries (5.5 avg.)...finished season with 2,411 career rushing yards, 9th-best in UGA history...named Offensive MVP of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl game vs. TCU after he rushed for 87 yards, had 39 receiving yards and scored two TDs...Georgia's top rusher in four games: 91 yards vs. Tennessee, 133 yards at South Carolina, 127 yards at Kentucky, and a career-best 170 vs. Georgia Tech...also the Bulldogs fourth-leading receiver with 20 catches and 110 yards...scored a key 26-yard TD in win at Kentucky with 9:12 to play...also had two big runs on the Bulldogs' game-winning drive...first start of the season came at Missouri, where he had nine carries for 37 yards and three catches 19 yards...his last carry was a big one, a 15-yarder on 3rd-and-10 during UGA's game-winning drive...gained 66 yards on 11 carries at Ole Miss...rushed for 55 yards and caught three passes for 18 yards vs. Auburn...earned a team Community Service Award during spring drills...recipient of the Davis Family Foundation Football Scholarship.

2015: Played in 13 games with six starts ... voted team’s offensive MVP ... Charley Trippi Most Versatile Award ... Phil Steele’s Third Team All-SEC  ... 1,161 rushing yards and eight touchdowns on 219 attempts; 13th time a Bulldog as rushed for 1,000 yards in a season ... 26 receptions for 270 yards and three scores ... 149 yards rushing and a TD and three receptions for 38 yards at Georgia Tech; career-long TD rush of 34 yards ... 132 yards rushing, including the game-winning 25-yard TD run in overtime vs. Georgia Southern ... career-high 165 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries vs. Kentucky ... 145 yards rushing on a career-high 22 carries at Tennessee ... 77 rushing yards on six carries (12.5 avg) and two TDs vs. Southern ... three catches for 32 yards and two TDs and added a rushing TD vs. South Carolina ... career-long 31-yard TD run at Vanderbilt ... career-high 79 receiving yards vs. ULM ... UGA J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Honor Roll ... recipient of the Davis Family Foundation Football Scholarship ... inducted into UGA’s Leadership Education and Development (L.E.A.D.) program.

2014: Played in eight games making one start ... made first career start vs. No. 20 Louisville in the Belk Bowl ... 410 rushing yards and 5 TDs on 64 carries ... seven receptions for 106 yards and a TD ... 9 carries for 49 yards vs. No. 16 Georgia Tech ... returned to action after missing time with an injury and rushed for 21 yards on eight carries vs. Charleston Southern ... rushed for 84 yards and a touchdown at Kentucky ... sustained an injury vs. Tennessee and missed the Vanderbilt, Missouri, Arkansas, Florida and Auburn games ... served as a team captain vs. Troy ... named SEC Freshman of the Week and CFPA Honorable Mention Running Back of the Week after he led the team with 155 rushing yards and three TDs on 10 carries vs. Troy ... had a 33-yard TD reception at No. 24 South Carolina ... rushed for 33 yards on six carries and caught three passes for 20 yards vs. No. 16 Clemson ... recipient of the Davis Family Foundation Football Scholarship.

High School: American Heritage, coached by Mike Rumph ... 2013 American Family Insurance USA Today All-USA first team and All-USA Florida Team ... USA Today Florida Football Player of the Year ... member of Florida’s Class 5A All-State First Team ... member of the 2013 FHSF Class 5A Preseason All-State Elite Team ...  PrepStar Magazine five-star prospect, Top 150 Dream Team, #3 ranked RB and #10 ranked player in the country ... Rivals.com five star prospect, #14 player nationally, #14 RB nationally, #2 player in the state ... Scout.com five-star prospect, #13 player nationally, #2 RB nationally, #2 player in the state ... 247Sports.com four-star prospect, #57 player nationally, #6 RB nationally, #8 player in the state ... ESPN.com four-star prospect, #19 player nationally, #2 RB nationally, #2 player in the state ... played in the U.S. Army All-American Game ... rushed for 1,833 yards and 24 touchdowns during his senior season.

Personal: SONY MICHEL... Major: Communication Studies.

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