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Mike Summers
Mike Summers

Offensive Line – 1st Season

COACHING EXPERIENCE

2014 Florida Offensive Line
2013 USC Run Game Coordinator/Offensive Line
2010-12 Kentucky Run Game Coordinator/Offensive Line
2008-09 Arkansas Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line
2007 Atlanta Falcons Offensive Line
2003-06 Louisville Offensive Line
2001-02 Ohio Offensive Line
2000 Oklahoma State Tight Ends/Recruiting Coordinator
1996-99 University of the South Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator
1992-95 Oregon State Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator
1991 Oregon State Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator/Recruiting Coordinator
1985-90 Northern Illinois Offensive Coordinator
1982-84 Texas A&M Offensive Line Graduate Assistant
1980-81 Kentucky Offensive Line Graduate Assistant

COACHING ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Has 34 years of coaching experience, primarily coaching the offensive line and also spending 15 years as an offensive coordinator.
  • Spent one season at USC as the Run Game Coordinator and Offensive Line Coach, helping the Trojans to a 10-4 season and victory in the Las Vegas Bowl. USC finished the season ranked 19th in the polls.
  • For three seasons (2010-12), Summers served as the run game coordinator and offensive line coach at Kentucky – under head coach Joker Phillips, who is also now on the UF staff.
  • The 2012 Kentucky team averaged nearly 140 rushing yards despite an injury-plagued offensive line, while the 2010 offense averaged 6.1 yards per play behind a line that returned just one starter.
  • Spent two seasons at Arkansas (2008-09) as the assistant head coach and offensive line coach. The Razorbacks led the Southeastern Conference in scoring in 2009 and won the 2010 AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
  • Coached center Jonathan Luigs, a 2008 Rimington Trophy finalist, and Mitch Petrus, a 2009 First-Team All-SEC selection – both of whom went on to play in the NFL.
  • Prior to spending one season coaching the offensive line with the Atlanta Falcons,
  • Helped lead one of the nation’s most prolific offenses at Louisville. In 2006, his line helped the Cardinals rank second nationally in total offense (475.3), seventh in passing (290.0) and 12th in rushing (185.3).
  • Three of his linemen (Renardo Foster, Kurt Quarterman and George Bussey) were All-Big East first-team picks.
  • The 2004 line helped the Louisville offense set school records with 6,468 total yards, 3,005 rushing yards, 597 points and 47 rushing TDs. The Cardinals led the nation in both total offense (539.0) and scoring offense (49.8).
  • In 2003, the Cards set a set a then-school rushing record while ranking fifth nationally in total offense (488.9) and 10th in rushing offense (228.2).
  • Two offensive linemen, Jason Spitz and Travis Leffew, were All-Conference USA first-team in 2004 and All-Big East first team in 2005. Foster, Quarterman, Bussey, Spitz, Leffew and center Eric Wood all made NFL rosters, with Wood being selected in the first round.
  • During his tenure, Louisville won the 2004 Conference USA Championship and 2006 Big East title, and played in the 2007 Orange Bowl, 2006 Gator Bowl, 2004 Liberty Bowl and 2003 GMAC Bowl. The 2004 and 2006 Cardinal teams both finished ranked No. 6 by AP.
  • Spent two seasons at Ohio (2001-02) as the offensive line coach. The Bobcats ranked sixth nationally in rushing offense (240.1 ypg) in 2001 and eighth in 2002 (239.8 ypg).
  • The assistant head coach and offensive coordinator at the University of the South for four seasons (1996-99), where he produced top-five ranked rushing and total offenses in the conference.
  • The assistant head coach and offensive coordinator at Oregon State (1991-95) for five seasons. The Beavers led the Pac-10 in rushing his final four seasons. He was named the league's top "Offensive Backfield Coach" in 1993.
  • While offensive coordinator at Northern Illinois for six seasons (1985-90), his offense established 51 school records and seven NCAA marks.

PROMINENT PLAYERS COACHED

ARKANSAS

  • OL JONATHAN LUIGS – 2007 All-American and winner of the 2007 Rimington Trophy. Three-time All-SEC selection and co-recipient of the 2007 Jacobs Blocking Trophy. Named to Arkansas’ 2000-09 All-Decade Team. Drafted in the fourth round by the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • OL MITCH PETRUS –Two-time All-SEC selection, including a First Team pick in 2009. Named to Arkansas’ 2000-09 All-Decade Team.

LOUISVILLE

  • OL TRAVIS LEFFEW – Third Team All-American in 2004 and First Team All-Conference USA the same year. Second Team All-CUSA in 2003.
  • OL KURT QUARTERMAN – Honorable Mention All-American in 2006 and First Team All-Big East the same year. Signed as a free agent with the Atlanta Falcons.
  • OL ERIC WOOD – Freshman All-American in 2005 and Second Team All-Big East in 2006. First Team All-Big East in both 2007 and 2008. Drafted in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills.

NORTHERN ILLINOIS

  • OL TED KARAMANOS – Named an AP Honorable Mention All-American in 1987 and was NIU’s MVP the same year. Signed as a free agent with the Washington Redskins but
  • OL TODD PEAT – Named AP Honorable Mention All-American in 1985 as well as First Team All-MAC. In 1986, was selected as an AP Third Team All-American. Member of the NFL’s All-Rookie Team in 1987.
  • QB STACEY ROBINSON – Honorable Mention All-American in 1989 and 1990. Rushed for an NCAA record 308 yards against Fresno State in 1990, the most-ever at the time by a quarterback in a single game.

OREGON STATE

  • OL FLETCHER KEISTER – Team Co-Captain and named First Team All-Pac-10 in 1992 as well as a Third Team AP All-American. Also named the team’s MVP for the season. Signed a free agent contract with the Houston Oilers.

NFL PLAYERS (ROUND DRAFTED)

  • WR Curt Pardridge (6th) – Northern Illinois ’86 – San Diego Chargers
  • OL Todd Peat (11th) – Northern Illinois ’87 – St. Louis Cardinals
  • OL Dan Graham (UFA) – Northern Illinois ’88 – Tampa Bay Bucs
  • OL Ted Karamanos (UFA) – Northern Illinois ’88 – Washington Redskins
  • OL Fletcher Keister (UFA) – Oregon State ’93 – Houston Oilers
  • OL Ali Kalaniuvalu (3rd) – Oregon State ’94 – Atlanta Falcons
  • OL Jason Spitz (3rd) – Louisville ’06 – Green Bay Packers
  • OL Travis Leffew (UFA) – Louisville ’07 – Kansas City Chiefs
  • OL Kurt Quarterman (UFA) – Louisville ’07 – Atlanta Falcons
  • OL Breno Giacomini (5th) – Louisville ’08 – Green Bay Packers
  • OL George Bussey (5th) – Louisville ’09 – Green Bay Packers
  • OL Eric Wood (1st) – Louisville ’09 – Buffalo Bills
  • OL Jonathan Luigs (4th) – Arkansas ’09 – Cincinnati Bengals
  • OL Mitch Petrus (5th) – Arkansas ’10 – New York Giants

PLAYING CAREER

  • Summers played defensive back at Georgetown (Ky.) College after playing high school football at Tates Creek High in Lexington (Ky.).

PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • Birth date: June 16, 1956
  • Hometown: Lexington, Ky.
  • Education: 1978 – Bachelor’s degree in business administration from Georgetown (Ky.) College; 1980 – graduate degree from Kentucky
  • Family: He and his wife, Kathy, have one daughter, Amy.

Bowl Games as a Coach

2003 GMAC
2004 Liberty
2005 Gator
2006 Orange
2009 Liberty
2010 Compass
2013 Las Vegas
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  • University of Florida
  • NCAA
  • Sun Sports / Fox Sports Florida
  • IMG
  • SEC Network

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