PRONUNCIATION: Mike ah
WORTH NOTING: Battling for the starting nod at left guard this season … has practiced at several line positions during his career.
HONORS: 2002-Received the E. Paul Rogers, Jr. Memorial Football Scholarship.
AT VIRGINIA: 2001—Reserve offensive lineman who appeared in the first nine games of the season … saw time at guard and on the kickoff return unit … lettered for the first time. 2000—Played in two games (Richmond and Florida State) as a reserve offensive lineman ... listed as a backup at right guard and at center at various times during the season. 1999—Red-shirted ... did not play in a game ... was in uniform against Wake Forest, Duke, Florida State and Georgia Tech.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years in football at Fonda-Fultonville High School ... played defensive and offensive tackle for head coach Alex Mancini … 1998 preseason All-American by SuperPrep, PrepStar and CNN/Sports Illustrated ... rated the No. 8 player in New York by SuperPrep and the No. 34 player in the East by Prep Football Report ... named first-team All-State as a senior ... also selected to USA Today All-State team ... first-team All-Capital Conference ... twice chosen Football Player of the Year by the Amsterdam Recorder ... named a first-team defensive tackle his junior and senior years by the Schenectady Gazette and as a senior by the Troy Record ... chosen to New York State 1998 Governor’s Bowl Golden Fifty All-State Football Team … participated in New York/New Jersey All-Star game ... named team’s Most Valuable Player ... two-time team captain ... 1998 National Wendy’s High School Heisman Award nominee ... totaled 249 career tackles, including 24 quarterback sacks ... had 92 tackles, including five sacks, and recovered a fumble his senior year ... registered 74 tackles, including 10 sacks, and recovered a fumble for a touchdown as a junior ... was in on 83 tackles, including nine sacks, as a sophomore ... lettered for three years and two-time captain in basketball ... Capital Region Basketball Scholar-Athlete ... competed as a thrower in track and field.
PERSONAL: Micah T. Kimball … born 1-30-81 … son of Terry Kimball and Gloria Kimball … has a brother, Aaron (18) ... received Scholastic Excellence Award and Distinguished Athlete Award from the U.S. Marine Corps … awarded the DAR Good Citizens Award as a senior at Fonda-Fultonville High School …listed in Who’s Who Among American High School Students … awarded the Principal’s Leadership Award as a senior … Academic Pin Award … Rosalyn Marvin Memorial Award for Foreign Language … Key Club … member of Explorer Club and Church Youth Group … economics major.