Mike Machurek

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Mike Machurek
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Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1960-07-22) July 22, 1960 (age 60)
Las Vegas, Nevada
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: James Madison
(San Diego, California)
College: Idaho State
NFL Draft: 1982  / Round:  6  / Pick: 154
Career history
Career highlights and awards
College
Career NFL statistics
Games played:4
Passing yards:193
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Michael Bruce Machurek (born July 22, 1960) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League with the Detroit Lions. He is best known for playing college football with the Idaho State Bengals.

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Career

Born in Las Vegas, Nevada, Machurek was raised in San Diego, California. He graduated from its James Madison High School in 1978 and played his first two college seasons at San Diego City College (1978–79). [1] [2] As a junior college transfer, Machurek then played for two seasons at Idaho State University (ISU) in Pocatello under new head coach Dave Kragthorpe. [3] [4] The team had just gone 0–11 under prior head coach Bud Hake. [5]

Machurek was second team All-Big Sky as a junior in 1980, [6] and the Bengals were a much improved 6–5. As a senior, he was undefeated as a starter and was a first team Kodak All-American selection. [7] [8] Machurek missed a road game at Montana in mid-October due to mononucleosis; [9] [10] with backup Dirk Koetter at quarterback, the Bengals lost by three points. [11] After a timely idle week, Machurek returned and led ISU to seven straight victories, as the team won the 1981 NCAA Division I-AA Football Championship Game.

Machurek was a sixth round selection in the 1982 NFL Draft; he was on the Lions' active roster for three seasons (1982–1984). In 1985 he was placed on injured reserve with a rotator cuff problem. For the Lions, Machurek appeared in four games, all in 1984, completing 14 of 43 passes for 193 yards and six interceptions.

Personal life

In July 1983, Machurek underwent several surgeries for skin cancer (second degree melanoma). [12] He was inducted to the ISU Hall of Fame in 1991 and the Ring of Honor in 1999. [13] Machurek is married to Leslie and has two daughters, Candace and Madison.

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Idaho State Bengals

The Idaho State Bengals are the varsity intercollegiate athletic teams representing Idaho State University, located in Pocatello, Idaho. The university sponsors thirteen teams including men and women's basketball, cross country, tennis, and track and field; women's-only golf, soccer, softball, and volleyball; and men's-only football. The Bengals compete at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level and are currently a member institution of the Big Sky Conference. The Bengals' in-state athletic rivals are the Boise State University Broncos and the University of Idaho Vandals.

Idaho State Bengals football

The Idaho State Bengals football program represents Idaho State University in college football. The Bengals play their home games at Holt Arena, an indoor facility on campus in Pocatello, Idaho. Idaho State is a charter member of the Big Sky Conference in NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). Through the 2018 season, the Bengals have an all-time record of 472–520–20 (.476).

The 1980 Idaho Vandals football team represented the University of Idaho in the 1980 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Vandals were led by third-year head coach Jerry Davitch and were members of the Big Sky Conference. They played their home games at the Kibbie Dome, an indoor facility on campus in Moscow, Idaho.

The 1984 Idaho Vandals football team represented the University of Idaho in the 1984 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Vandals, led by third-year head coach Dennis Erickson, were members of the Big Sky Conference and played their home games at the Kibbie Dome, an indoor facility on campus in Moscow, Idaho.

The 1985 Idaho Vandals football team represented the University of Idaho in the 1985 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Vandals, led by fourth-year head coach Dennis Erickson, were members of the Big Sky Conference and played their home games at the Kibbie Dome, an indoor facility on campus in Moscow, Idaho.

1981 Boise State Broncos football team American college football season

The 1981 Boise State Broncos football team represented Boise State University in the 1981 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Broncos competed in the Big Sky Conference and played their home games at Bronco Stadium, an outdoor facility on campus in Boise, Idaho. The Broncos were led by sixth-year head coach Jim Criner and were the defending champions of Division I-AA.

The 1979 Idaho Vandals football team represented the University of Idaho in the 1979 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Vandals were led by second-year head coach Jerry Davitch and were members of the Big Sky Conference. They played their home games at the Kibbie Dome, an indoor facility on campus in Moscow, Idaho.

The 1978 Idaho Vandals football team represented the University of Idaho in the 1978 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Vandals were led by new head coach Jerry Davitch and were members of the Big Sky Conference. They played their home games at the Kibbie Dome, an indoor facility on campus in Moscow, Idaho. Davitch was previously an assistant at the Air Force Academy for five seasons under longtime head coach Ben Martin, preceded by four years as a high school head coach in Tucson, Arizona.

The 1981 Idaho State Bengals football team represented Idaho State University in the 1981 NCAA Division I-AA football season. A charter member of the Big Sky Conference, the Bengals were led by second year head coach Dave Kragthorpe and played their home games at the ASISU MiniDome, later renamed Holt Arena, an indoor venue on campus in Pocatello, Idaho.

The 1983 Idaho State Bengals football team represented Idaho State University in the 1983 NCAA Division I-AA football season. A charter member of the Big Sky Conference, the Bengals were led by first-year head coach Jim Koetter and played their home games at the ASISU MiniDome, later renamed Holt Arena, an indoor venue on campus in Pocatello, Idaho.

The 1975 Idaho Vandals football team represented the University of Idaho in the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. The Vandals were led by second-year head coach Ed Troxel and were members of the Big Sky Conference, then in Division II. They played their home games at the Kibbie Dome, an indoor facility on campus in Moscow, Idaho.

The 1974 Idaho Vandals football team represented the University of Idaho in the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. The Vandals were led by first-year head coach Ed Troxel and were members of the Big Sky Conference, then in Division II. They played their home games at new Idaho Stadium, an unlit outdoor facility on campus in Moscow, Idaho.

The 1972 Idaho Vandals football team represented the University of Idaho in the 1972 NCAA University Division football season. The Vandals were led by third-year head coach Don Robbins and were members of the Big Sky Conference. They played their home games at new Idaho Stadium, an unlit outdoor facility on campus in Moscow, Idaho.

1984 Boise State Broncos football team American college football season

The 1984 Boise State Broncos football team represented Boise State University in the 1984 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Broncos competed in the Big Sky Conference and played their home games on campus at Bronco Stadium in Boise, Idaho. The Broncos were led by second–year head coach Lyle Setencich, Boise State finished the season 6–5 overall and 4–3 in conference.

1975 Boise State Broncos football team American college football season

The 1975 Boise State Broncos football team represented Boise State University during the 1975 NCAA Division II football season, the eighth season of Bronco football and the third in the newly reorganized Division II. The Broncos were in their sixth year as members of the Big Sky Conference and played their home games on campus at Bronco Stadium in Boise, Idaho.

The 1994 Idaho Vandals football team represented the University of Idaho in the 1994 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Vandals, led by sixth-year head coach John L. Smith, were members of the Big Sky Conference and played their home games at the Kibbie Dome, an indoor facility on campus in Moscow, Idaho.

The 1979–80 Idaho Vandals men's basketball team represented the University of Idaho during the 1979–80 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Vandals were led by second-year head coach Don Monson and played their home games on campus at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho.

The 1973–74 Idaho State Bengals men's basketball team represented Idaho State University during the 1973–74 NCAA Division I men's basketball season.

References

  1. Barrow, Bob (November 7, 1980). "Timberline's Ed White to lead Bengal linebackers against Idaho". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). p. 3B.
  2. Barrow, Bob (November 9, 1980). "Bengals dash Idaho's Big Sky title hopes". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). p. 2C.
  3. https://www.idahostatejournal.com/members/isu-football-former-bengals-qb-machurek-sounds-off-on-isu/article_40c229dc-0d72-5512-a26c-7af2638f7279.html
  4. https://www.idahostatejournal.com/members/recalling-national-title-former-isu-qb-speaks-at-alumni-event/article_3e3ebe96-0a22-11e2-bd76-0019bb2963f4.html
  5. "Bengals ride like the wind". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. December 20, 1981. p. 2D.
  6. "Big Sky: All-conference, second team". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. December 4, 1980. p. 2C.
  7. "All-American: Idaho State's Machurek named". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. December 24, 1981. p. 4C.
  8. "Little All-America". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. December 24, 1981. p. 19.
  9. Emerson, Paul (October 31, 1981). "UI hopes to spook Bengals". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). p. 1C.
  10. "Big Sky: Idaho's Davis overlooked". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). wire and staff reports. December 2, 1981. p. 1B.
  11. "Montana knocks off Idaho State". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. October 18, 1981. p. 7C.
  12. "Machurek almost ready". Argus-Press. (Owosso, Michigan). Associated Press. August 9, 1983. p. 10.
  13. Guernsey, Madison (August 10, 2017). "ISU football: Former Bengals QB Machurek sounds off on ISU admins". Idaho State Journal . Retrieved May 11, 2019.