Former UMass wide receiver, Marken Michel entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent, who was signed by the Minnesota Vikings in 2016.
He has now played for four NFL teams including Philadelphia Eagles, Carolina Panthers, and now the Washington Commanders.
Before going pro, Michel started his career at American Heritage High School in Plantation, Florida. Whiles on the school team, he played as a utility player (receiver and safety).
During his senior season, he had 27 receptions, which he turned into 607 yards and eight touchdowns. Michel was a Broward Bowl All-Star in his senior year.
After a successful high school career, Michel enrolled at the University of Massachusetts, where he spent four seasons with the UMass Minutemen.
During his senior season, he had 27 receptions, which he turned into 607 yards and eight touchdowns.
Michel played in three games as a true freshman. He caught three passes for a total of 31 yards and scored one touchdown. In the very first game of the season, which was held at Holy Cross, he participated in his very first college game.
How Much Does Marken Michel Make?
As part of his one-year contract with the Washington Commanders, Marken Michel agreed to a salary of $207,000.