Mike Pollak

Mike Pollak
No. 78     Indianapolis Colts
Center / Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: February 16, 1985 (1985-02-16) (age 26)
Place of birth: Scottsdale, Arizona
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 300 lb (136 kg)
Career information
College: Arizona State
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 2 / Pick: 59
Debuted in 2008 for the Indianapolis Colts
Career history
Career highlights and awards
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Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2009
Games played     27
Games started     20
Fumbles Recovered     0
Stats at NFL.com

Michael David Pollak (born February 16, 1985 in Scottsdale, Arizona) is an American football guard for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Colts in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arizona State.

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Early years

Pollak graduated Corona del Sol High School in Tempe, Arizona in 2003. While at Corona del Sol he played offensive guard and defensive tackle. He received many honors including All-Region honors from Prep Star, first-team All-Arizona by The Arizona Republic and first-team All-City and All-Conference recognition as a senior. Pollak also was a star baseball pitcher receiving first-team All-Region, All-East Valley, and All-Conference.

College career

Pollak attended Arizona State from 2003-2007. Pollak was a starter at center during his junior and senior year. In 2006 he received All-Pac-10 Conference second-team and in 2007 he received first-team All-Pac-10 Conference honors. During his senior year he was a finalist for the Rimington Trophy, which is awarded to the nations top center. In 2007 he received the Tim Landers Iron Man Award, Cecil Bono Team Captain Award, and Pat Tillman Award, all awards given out by the Arizona State Sun Devils.

Professional career

Pollak was drafted by the Colts in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft. The Colts moved Pollak to guard and as a rookie he started 13 of 13 games. In 2009, Pollak entered as the starter at Right Guard.

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