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2013-14 Football
1 A.C. Leonard TE
2 Lamar McKnight QB
3 De'Ante Saunders DB
4 Tevin Spells RB
5 Ronnie Vinson DB
6 Aaron Piper RB
7 Lavatiae Kelly WR
8 Wilson Robinson LB
9 Chris Sanders-McCollum WR
10 Gregory Barksdale LB
10 Ronald Butler QB
11 Devin Wilson WR
12 Michael German QB
13 Dantwaun O'Neal WR
14 Holt Claiborne QB
14 Antonio Harper DE
15 Jonathan Moore WR
15 Weldon Garlington WR/KR
16 Wesley Samuels TE
17 Patrick Smith QB
18 Telvin Hooks RB
19 Darion Hall RB
20 Martine Stevenson RB
21 Andrew Taylor DB
22 Stephen Godbolt III DB
24 Bernell Brooks DB
25 Devonte Heard WR
27 Harold Watson DB
28 David Van Dyke DB
30 Adam Davenport RB
31 Detorrius Shipley DE
32 Tim Broughton RB
33 Mark Reeves LB
34 Gary Jackson DB
36 Andrew Dale DB
37 Victor Fletcher DB
38 Ashton Westmoreland FB
39 Terence Harris II FB
40 Stanley Smith DB
41 Vernon Frett FB
42 Nick Thrasher LB
43 Jamin Godfrey PK/K
44 Mike West LB
45 Everett Nicholas V DB
46 Daniel Fitzpatrick DB
48 Marquaveus Jackson DE
49 Leon Holderhead P
50 Najee Jamerson LB
51 Chadwick Williams LB
52 Antonio Justice, Jr. LB
53 Justin North LB
54 Jack Ndem DL
55 Anthony Bass DL
56 Aaron Woods LS
57 Michael Murphy DL
58 Kilu Fontaine-Ellis DL
59 DeVontae Parrish LB
62 Jhaquelle Love OL
64 Troy Jones OL
65 Demetrius Rhaney OL
66 Jessamen Dunker OL
69 Derek Sibley OL
70 Robert Myers OL
72 Jordan Sidney OL
73 Kadeem Edwards OL
74 Kevin Kenton OL
75 James Lewis OL
76 Evan Clay OL
77 Anthony Morris OL
78 Montrell Wood OL
79 DeShawn Byrd OL
80 Je-Marc Sears TE
81 Joe Bowens WR
82 Curtis Thomas TE
83 Quindell Cousin WR
84 Michael Whitaker WR
85 Ryan Mitchell WR
86 Cameron Carter PK/P
87 Mazio Rhodes WR
88 Isaiah Jeffries-Freeman WR
89 Andrew Bather WR
90 Dinsdale Jackson DL
92 Baron Poole II DL
93 Samquan Evans DL
94 Roc-M Nesbitt DL
98 Michael Denny DL
99 Rodney Edwards DL
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Michael German

#12 Michael German

HT. 6' 2"
WT. 215
YR. RS Jr.

2011 Jerry Rice Award Finalist
2011 OVC Freshman of the Year
2011 OVC All-Newcomer Team

Major: Human Performance and Sports Science

2014 - Redshirt Senior Season

Appeared in and started 10 contests… Completed 216 passes for 2,846 yards… Tossed 22 touchdowns and 15 interceptions… Rushed 25 times, scoring five touchdowns on the ground… Broke the school mark with 397 pass attempts… Notched seven 300-plus yard games… Threw at least one touchdown it eight contests… Set a new school record with 61 pass attempts at Alabama State (Sept. 6)… Completed a season-long pass of 75 yards against UT Martin (Oct. 18)… Tossed 14 touchdowns and 1,184 yards over the course of his last three games… Threw a career-high 463 yards in the season finale at Murray State (Nov. 22)… Tied a school mark with six touchdowns against the Racers… Broke the school record for passing yards in a career with 8,664 yards… Finished first in TSU history in attempts with 1,142… Placed first in career completions with 655… Came in third in career touchdowns with 65… Named BOXTOROW Offensive Player of the Week on Nov. 12… Was OVC Offensive Player of the Week on Nov. 23… Named Sports Network Co-Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 27)…

2013 - Redshirt Junior Season

Played in seven contests, making four starts… Completed 84-of-140 passes for 1,168 yards… Threw 13 touchdowns without an interception… Recorded three scores against Tennessee Tech (9/21), Central State (9/28) and Jacksonville State (10/12)… Threw a 80-yard touchdown at Tennessee Tech (9/21)… Set new season-highs in the final game of the year in the NCAA Playoffs at Eastern Illinois (12/7) in attempts (38), completions (25) and yards (242)…

2012 - Redshirt Sophomore Season

Started 10 of 11 games played... Completed 215 passes out of 358 attempts for 2,751 yards and 18 touchdowns... Rushed 46 times for 40 yards... Had a career-high 28 completions on 44 attempts and 355 yards at UT Martin (11/17)... Threw three touchdowns against Austin Peay (9/15), at Jacksonville State (10/20) and versus the Skyhawks... Had a long pass of 80 yards at Bethune-Cookman (9/22)... Rushed for a score versus Eastern Kentucky (10/5) and at Murray State (11/3)... Made one tackle against the Colonels... Held a passing efficiency rating of 135.61

2011 - Redshirt Freshman Season

Led Tennessee State with 140 completions for 1,899 yards and 12 touchdowns. Threw 21-of-26 completions for 304 yards in the loss at Austin Peay...Threw over 250+ yards in four games and over 200 yards in five games...Connected on a career-high pass of 80 yards to Calvin McNairl against Air Force...Caught two of his own passes for eight yards against Austin Peay...Rushed for a season-best 27 yards in the victory over UT Martin...Saw limited action before starting against Air Force on Sept. 24...German returned to FCS competition and had three-straight games of 230-plus passing yards and two touchdowns, earning OVC Newcomer of the Week honors after each game...He finished the season with two games of 250-plus yards, including passing for 254 yards and three touchdowns in a victory over UT Martin...Earned fourth OVC Newcomer of the Week honor of the year after that contest... Led TSU to 24th nationally in total offense (416.0 yards/game) and 32nd in scoring offense (30.45 points/game)...Ranked 50th nationally with a 130.05 passing efficiency rating...Was 58th in the NCAA FCS level in total offense with 197 yards per contest...Is the second Tennessee State player to earn Freshman of the Year honors since the award was first given out in 2004, joining running back Javarris Williams (2005)...Garnered a spot on the OVC All-Newcomer team..Named finalist for the inaugural Jerry Rice Award.


Redshirted during the 2010 season.

Blanche Ely HS

Graded out at 40 on ESPN College Football recruiting... Broward County Player of the Year...Second team 5A all-state...Co-MVP Broward-Dade All-star game...After being named Broward County Player of the Year, he took home the game MVP following an impressive performance, going 6 for 9 for 155 yards and two touchdowns, helped lead Broward County to a 29-20 win over Miami-Dade in the 14th Annual Nike Dade/Broward All-Star Game...Miami Herald's First Team All County...Broward Player of the Year...Sun Sentinel's First Team All County...Miami Herald's Athlete of the Week...Offensive Player of the Week...WNNN Radio's Player of the Week...Second Team All State...Fritz Pollard Alliance - Salute to Excellence Honoree...Graded out 5.5/6.1 on 94 carries for 86 yards for a .91 average rushing for five touchdowns...Scored 34 points including five touchdowns, two extra-points, one two-point conversion...Completed 183-of-359 passes for 2,574 yards and 16 interceptions throwing 27 touchdown passes...Career numbers include 3,100 yards passing and 32 touchdowns.


Son of Robin Bauer and Kenny German...Born on Oct. 22, 1991.