Awards

  • 1999

    1999 Big East Conference Rookie of the Year
    1999 Big East Conference Offensive Player of the Year
    1999 Archie Griffin Award
    1999 The Sporting News All American
  • 2000

    2000 Toyota Gator Bowl MVP
    2000 Best College Football Player ESPY Award
  • 2001

    2001 Toyota Gator Bowl MVP
  • 2002

    2002 Pro Bowl selection
  • 2003

    2003 Best NFL Player ESPY Award
  • 2004

    2004 Pro Bowl selection
  • 2005

    2005 Pro Bowl selection

  • 2009

    2009 Ed Block Courage Award
  • 2010

    2010 Bert Bell Award
    2010 Pro Bowl selection
    2010 NFL Comeback Player of the Year

 

  • Michael is the only player in NFL history to throw 20000+ yards (20274) and rush 5000+ (5551)
  • Michael is the only Quarterback in NFL history to rush for over 1,000 yards during the regular season
  • Michael is the first player in NFL history with 300 passing yards, 50 rushing yards, four passing touchdowns, and two rushing touchdowns in a game
  • Michael is the first player in NFL history to throw for three touchdowns and run for two scores in the first half of a game
  • Michael is the first Quarterback in NFL history to throw for more than 250 yards and rush for over 100 yards in the same game against the Broncos 2004
  • Michael set an NFL postseason record for a Quarterback with 119 rushing yards in the 2004 NFC Divisional playoff win against the Rams
  • Michael holds the record for the most rushing yards by a Quarterback with 4,948 rushing yards
  • Michael holds the NFL record for most yards per carry in a season with 8.4
  • Michael holds the NFL record for the longest run by a Quarterback in overtime with 46 yards
  • Michael holds the NFL Quarterback rushing records for a single game (173), season (1,039 in 2006) and career (5,219)
  • Michael made his third Pro Bowl in 2005 as he passed for 2,412 yards and 16 touchdowns, in addition to leading all NFL Quarterbacks with 597 rushing yards and six scores
  • Michael is the first player in Division I football history to win a league’s Player of the Year Award in the same season he won Rookie of the Year
  • Michael set an NCAA record for a freshman and established single-season school records for highest yards passing per completion (20.4), per attempt (12.1), highest completion percentage (59.2) and most yards per play (9.3)