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Michael Pickett
14  Michael Pickett

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Cedar Park, Texas

High School:
Vista Ridge HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 225

Position:
LB

Experience:
RS

2010: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Two-year starter and letterwinner at Vista Ridge High School ... compiled 38 receptions for 400 yards and two TDs at wide receiver as a senior ... registered 95 tackles and two sacks as a junior ... tabbed second team All-District 16-5A in 2009 ... chosen the team's MVP among receivers ... elected the student paper player of the week on 10 occasions ... coached by Bill Wilder ... four-year letterwinner with the track team ... competed in the 4x100 and 4x200 relays, long jump and triple jump ... was the district champion in the long jump as a junior.

PERSONAL: Son of Anthony and Yolanda Pickett ... is an only child ... born 6/17/92 (Santa Monica, Calif.) ... undeclared major.