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#51 Michael Colbert
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'1"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Fayetteville, N.C.
High School: E.E. Smith
Major: Criminal Justice


Played in five games at linebacker ... Recorded five tackles on the season ... Had four tackles in the win over Campbell.

Appeared in all 13 games at linebacker...Made 39 tackles (18 solo, 21 assisted)...Made a season-high seven tackles in the Monarchs' week four CAA debut at #6/7 Delaware...Also made five stops in week seven with #17/23 Towson, week 10 with #9/10 James Madison, and Norfolk State in the first round of the FCS playoffs...

Appeared in all 11 games making five starts at linebacker...Made 38 tackles (6 solo, 32 assisted), including a career-high nine stops against #14/16 Cal Poly...Also registered seven unassisted tackles at Campbell...Had a fumble recovery vs. Savannah State...Recorded a pass break-up against future CAA rival Georgia State...Also recorded a 16-yard kick return against the #14/16 Cal Poly...

Appeared in 10 games, making a start at VMI for the injured Mateus Porter...Posted 34 tackles (20 solo, 14 assisted)...Made a season-high 10 stops at Savannah State...Had a pair of tackles - Savannah State and Georgetown - for loss for a total of three yards...

First team all-conference...Led all Cumberland County Schools with 144 tackles (66 solo) as a senior, averaging 14.4 tackles per game...Added two sacks, two fumble recoveries and an interception...Coached by Haney Catchings.

Born March 15, 1990...son of Cortez and Cynthia Colbert...Brother Brandon plays football at North Carolina A&T...Majoring in sociology.

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