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#35 Tony Mikulec
Position: Punter
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 219
Year: Senior
Hometown: Highland, Mich.
High School: Notre Dame Prep
Tony Mikulec
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Release: 07/11/2006

Earned a scholarship after coming to CMU as a walk-on ... entering fourth season as starting punter.

2006: Second team All-MAC selection ... Academic All-MAC honoree ... two-time MAC West Special Teams Player of the Week selection ... averaged 42.3 yards on seven punts and ran five yards for a first down on a fake field goal against Boston College (8/31) ... also recognized after placing all three of his punts inside the 20-yard line at Toledo (10/7) ... ran 18 yards on a fake punt for a first down at Kentucky (9/30) ... drilled a career-long 78-yard punt that helped lead to CMU’s first touchdown against Ball State (10/14) ... hit four punts more than 50 yards in a driving rainstorm against Western Michigan (11/10) ... averaged 47.0 yards on four punts, including a 55-yarder, in Motor City Bowl (12/26) ... placed three punts inside the 20-yard line against three opponents.

2005: Averaged 38.1 yards on 72 punts ... placed 18 kicks inside the opponents’ 20-yard line ... averaged 42.1 yards on 11 punts at Penn State (9/17), hitting three at least 50 yards and dropping two inside the 20 ... averaged 41.4 yards on seven punts in a downpour at Army (10/8), placing four inside the 20 ... posted a season-best 53-yard punt against Eastern Michigan (9/24).

2004: Averaged 37.5 yards per boot with 19 punts downed inside the 20 ... blasted nine kicks of 50-plus yards ... had a long of 65 yards against Western Michigan (10/30) ... booted three kicks 50-plus yards and averaged a season-best 43.2 yards per punt against Eastern Michigan (11/6).

2003: Redshirted.

High School: Earned three letters each in football and wrestling and two in baseball at Notre Dame Prep ... honorable mention all-state in football, regional qualifier in wrestling, and all-league in baseball ... All-Catholic League in football two times.

Personal: Born June 24, 1985 ... parents are Jim and Donna Mikulec ... most memorable moment in athletics was playing in Michigan’s East-West All-Star game where he set the record for the longest punt ... lists hunting, golf, and bowling as his hobbies ... majoring in sport studies with a minor in business administration ... maintains a 3.66 GPA.