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Mike Summers
Mike Summers

Offensive Line – Second Season

COACHING EXPERIENCE

2014-15 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 35 years of coaching experience, primarily coaching the offensive line and also spending 15 years as an offensive coordinator.
  • In his first season at Florida, the offensive line was one of the most consistent groups on the squad. The unit allowed just 16 sacks on the season, third-fewest in the SEC.
  • The UF offense averaged 187.7 rushing yards per game, topping the 200 yard mark five times in 12 games. Against Georgia, the Gators rushed for 418 yards against a defense that had previously allowed just 105.1 yards per game.
  • Spent one season at USC, helping the Trojans to a 10-4 season and victory in the Las Vegas Bowl. USC finished the season ranked 19th in the polls.
  • Helped lead an Arkansas offense that ranked first in 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.
  • In 2006, his Louisville offensive line paved the way for the Cardinals offense, ranking second nationally (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 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.
  • 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.
  • In two seasons at Ohio (2001-02), the Bobcats ranked sixth nationally in rushing offense (240.1 ypg) in 2001 and eighth in 2002 (239.8 ypg).
  • Summers produced top-five ranked rushing and total offenses in the conference while at the University of the South for four seasons.
  • Oregon State led the Pac-10 in rushing four times under Summers. 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.

FLORIDA

  • OL MAX GARCIA – As a senior in 2014, he was named Second Team All-SEC in his first-ever season playing center. Named to the Rimington Trophy Watch List and earned an invitation to the Senior Bowl and NFL Combine.

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 Renardo Foster (UFA) – Louisville ’07 – Atlanta Falcons
  • 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

2014 Birmingham
2013 Las Vegas
2010 Compass
2009 Liberty
2006 Orange
2005 Gator
2004 Liberty
2003 GMAC
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