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Michael Easton

Michael Easton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Winter Haven, Fla.

High School:
Winter Haven

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 210

Position:
Linebacker

09/28/2013

Knights Push No. 12/13 South Carolina to the Wire

UCF falls short of upsetting Gamecocks, 28-25

04/13/2013

Fans Treated to an Entertaining Show at the 2013 UCF Spring Football Game

UCF 45, Knights 6

04/10/2013

What to Watch for in the UCF Spring Football Game

Annual contest slated for Saturday at 2 p.m.

04/07/2012

A Storm Brews During UCF's Scrimmage Saturday

Knights hold practice inside Bright House Networks Stadium.

10/18/2013

UCF Football vs. No.8 Louisville

UCF Football vs. No.8 Louisville

SENIOR SEASON (2014)
-At Croke Park Classic vs. Penn State 8/30: Added two assisted tackles
-Bethune-Cookman 9/20: Added two stops
-SMU 11/22: Selected as the American Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week after returning his first career kick 96 yards for a touchdown, and also had two tackles on kickoffs
-AT USF 11/28: Finished with two special teams tackles
-At East Carolina 12/4: Had a 29-yard kickoff return and a tackle

JUNIOR SEASON (2013)
-Played in all 13 games with a start at Memphis
-Amassed 30 tackles, two for a loss, two forced fumbles and one recovery
-Akron 8/29: Notched two total tackles and made a fumble recovery
-At FIU 9/6: Recorded four solo tackles
-South Carolina 9/28: Piled on seven total tackles with 1.5 TFL while also forcing a fumble
-At Memphis 10/5: Registered three total tackles
-UConn 10/26: Totaled five tackles with a .5 TFL and one forced fumble
-At Temple 11/16: Added two total stops
-Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: Delivered three tackles against Baylor

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012):
-Saw time in eight games this season, totaling three tackles
-ECU 10/4: Made two tackles
-At SMU 11/3: Registered a solo stop
-Named the Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Marshall game

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2011):
-Appeared in three games
-At Southern Miss 11/12: Added a tackle
-UTEP 11/25: Had four tackles

HIGH SCHOOL:
-Played safety for Winter Haven, coached by Charlie Tate
-Helped in leading the Blue Devils to a Class 3A Region 3 District 9 championship and a 10-1 overall record in 2010, advancing to the state's regional semifinal vs. Bradenton Southeast
-Team won back-to-back district titles in 2009 and 2010
-Was Bright House Sports Network's Defensive Player of the Year
-Received Florida Class 3A all-state honorable mention recognition as a junior
-As a junior recorded 80 tackles and four interceptions
-Rivals rated him with three stars, while Scout listed him with two
-Was Scout's No. 158 safety nationally
-Also participated on the track team
-Chose UCF after receiving interest from Mississippi and Washington State

PERSONAL:
-Parents are Michael Easton and Andrea Spillman
-Majoring in criminal justice

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