2012 (Sophomore): Appeared in 13 games ... totaled 24 tackles on the year and 15 solo tackles ... tallied a season-best five tackles against Colorado and Wyoming ... recorded one sack in the Hawai'i game when he also forced a fumble on the play.
2011 (Freshman): Played in all 13 games a a true freshman ... strong performer on special teams ... had five tackles on the season.
High School: Selected All-CIF first team ... top tackler for the Tigers with 68 in the first five games of the season ... had 15 tackles against West View and Mar Vista ... led the team in tackles with 11 against San Diego High and Clairemont as a junior ... finished his junior season with 74 tackles.
Personal: Born Sept. 22, 1992 in San Jose, Calif. ... one of six children of Lesielie and Alfonso Mickelsen ... his first cousin, Alfred Pupuno, plays in the NFL for the San Diego Chargers ... enjoys long walks on the beach, surfing, hanging out at the beach and playing video games ... graduated within the honor roll system ... his favorite athlete is Troy Palamalu because he inspires him to play hard ... biggest athletic thrill is hitting everything in his way ... chose Fresno State because of the great program and he likes the family atmosphere ... also recruited by Nevada, New Mexico State, UNLV, Wyoming and USC ... undecided on a major.
Karl Mickelsen's Career Stats