Mickey Shuler life and biography

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Mickey Shuler biography

Date of birth : 1986-10-09
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Enola, Pennsylvania
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-09
Credited as : Football player NFL, tight end for the Miami Dolphins, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Mickey Charles Shuler, Jr. is an American football tight end for the Miami Dolphins. He is the son of former New York Jets All-Pro tight end, Mickey Shuler.

Shuler was drafted in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft with the 214th pick by the Minnesota Vikings ... On September 22, 2010 he was waived by the Vikings ... The Dolphins claimed Shuler off waivers on September 23, 2010.

PRO CAREER
2010 - Played in a reserve role twice, did not play once, and was inactive twice this season with the Dolphins ... Made his Dolphin and NFL debut in a reserve role on Oct. 4th vs. New England ... Was inactive for the first two games of the season while a member of the Minnesota Vikings.

COLLEGE

Mickey Jr. is a second generation Nittany Lion, his father played tight end from 1975-1977 before heading to the NFL where he played 13 seasons with the New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles ... Started 13-of-41 games at Penn State ... During his career the Nittany Lions were 14-3 in games where Shuler recorded a reception ... Set a career-high with 2 TDs during his senior season to go along with 11 receptions and 89 receiving yards ... Played in 13 games for the 3rd straight season including a Capital One Bowl victory over LSU ... Shuler’s blocking and receiving helped lead Penn State to the NCAAs 14th ranked offense in 2008 ... As a junior he started in a career-high 6 of the 13 games in which he saw playing time, including the Rose Bowl versus USC ... To start the 2007 season Shuler hauled in a 17-yard TD pass against FIU, which was his 1st career catch ... As a sophomore he saw action in all 13 games, including their Alamo Bowl victory over Texas A&M, and recorded 3 starts ... Saw limited action during his redshirt freshman season in two games against Northwestern and Temple ... Redshirted during the 2005 season.

PERSONAL

Graduated in December with a degree in kinesiology ... Excelled in the classroom, graduating with a 3.44 GPA and earning All-Big Ten Conference honors ... His mom was his track coach in high school ... Father was a was a three-year letter-winner for the Nittany Lions from 1975-1977 and was selected in the 3rd Round of the 1976 NFL Draft by the NY Jets at TE ... Shuler, Sr. went on to play 13 seasons in the NFL with the Jets and Eagles ... The Shuler’s have left quite an impression on the Penn State program, his father’s last reception was a TD against West Virginia in 1977 and Mickey, Jr’s first reception was a 17-yard TD against Florida International.

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