M i c h a e l A. C l o u d
Education: Boston College - B.A., Sociology
Experience: Seven-year NFL Football Player
A high school All-American running-back from Portsmouth, R.I., Michael earned a scholarship from every NCAA football program in the nation, ultimately decided to attend Boston College due to its prowess in both academics and athletics.
Michael finished his B.C. career with 3,597 rushing yards on just 614 carries and was named "Eagle of the Year," in 1999 an award that has been graced by a handful of B.C. football alumni in the past 35 years. (e.g., Doug Flutie, Matt Ryan, Anthony Castonzo). A consensus first-team All American and a finalist for the Doak Walker National Running Back of the Year Award with University of Texas's Ricky Williams and Wisconsin's Ron Dayne.
In 1999, Michael was drafted in the second round to the K.C. Chiefs and went on to have a productive NFL career with the Chiefs, N.Y. Giants and the N.E. Patriots.
In 2003, Michael helped lead the NEP to Super Bowl XXXVIII, and in 2004, he signed with Tom Coughlin's N.Y. Giants who 10-years prior recruited Michael out of High School to Boston College.
In 2005 the NYG's signed Michael to an additional two-year contract. However, cumulative injuries made it difficult for him to compete, and in March 2006, he retired.
In 2013, Michael was inducted into the Boston College Hall of Fame and voted to the ACC (Atlantic Coast Conference) Football Legends team with fellow R.B.'s Robert Lavette (Georgia Tech 1981-84) and Edgerrin James (Miami 1996-98).
During his career, Michael collected the best training elements from his mentor's speed coach Tom Shaw and world-renowned strength & conditioning coach Mike Woicik, which are the essential element of MAC Sports & Rehab.