Michael Purcell represents the Denver Broncos as a nose tackle in the National Football League. He stands 1.91 m tall and weighs 149 kg. While attending Highlands Ranch High School, he played high school football. He attended the University of Wyoming after high school and played NCAA football for the Wyoming Cowboys.
His 42 games played throughout the course of his four-year career resulted in 197 tackles, four sacks, three forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries. As a senior, he recorded 83 tackles, 1.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, and was named to the Mountain West Conference’s first team. The San Francisco 49ers chose Purcell as a free agent in May 2013.
He was taken off waivers by the Los Angeles Rams in May 2017. On September 2, 2017, he was released, then on September 19, 2017, he was added to the Chicago Bears practice squad. Purcell joined the practice squad of the Carolina Panthers in October 2017, but was cut the following month. He was added to the practice squad of the New England Patriots on October 25, 2017, but he was dismissed the following day.
He was added to the practice squad of the Kansas City Chiefs in November 2017. 2019 saw Purcell sign on with the Alliance of American Football’s Salt Lake Stallions. Purcell signed a contract with the Denver Broncos in April 2019. He extended his deal with the Broncos for a further three years and $14.8 million in October 2020.
Mike Purcell Parents: Meet Gordon Purcell and Ariane Purcell
Mike Purcell’s parents are Gordon Purcell and Ariane Purcell. His parents are known to be very supportive of his career.