42 - Mike Unrein
Mike Unrein
Birth Date: 08/22/1980
Height: 6-1
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Greeley, Colo.
High School: Eaton H.S.
Position: LB
Very tough individual ... will be a back-up at the outside linebacker position.

2002: Saw action in 13 of the Bears' 14 games en route to the NCAA Div. II semifinals ... made a season-high six stops in the 27-10 win over South Dakota (Oct. 19) ... earned his first career quarterback sack in the season opener against Western State (Sept. 7) ... recovered a fumble in the 28-17 victory over South Dakota State (Nov. 9).

2001: Medical redshirt ... sat out with post concussion syndrome.

2000: Saw action in the final nine games as a redshirt freshman ... tallied a season-high five tackles in a 38-14 loss at North Dakota State (Nov. 4) ... finished the season strong with a four-tackle effort in the blizzard at Augustana (Nov. 11) ... notched 11 tackles for the season.

1999: Redshirted.

High School: Three-year varsity letterwinner ... named class 3A second team all-state by the Rocky Mountain News and honorable mention by the Denver Post following his senior season ... led class 3A with 212 tackles ... also recorded six sacks and five interceptions in 1998 ... earned all-conference honors as a senior ... also an outstanding wrestler for Eaton, where he finished third at state (152 pounds) as a junior and second (171 pounds) as a senior ... high school football coach: Bill Mondt.

Personal: Born Aug. 22, 1980, in Greeley, Colo. ... son of Mike and Kay Unrein ... majoring in criminal justice ... will be joined this season by his brother, Mark, a freshman linebacker.

Unrein's Career Statistics
YearUTATTTT/LossSacksFRBKInt.PBU
200074110/00.00000
2001Medical Redshirt
200279161/51.01000
Totlas1413271/51.01000