37 Michael LeVand
37 - Michael LeVand
Height: 6-2
Weight: 235
Year: SR
Hometown: Grandville, Mich.
High School: Grandville HS
Position: LB

2008: Appeared in and started in all 10 games for the Cardinals...had 71 total tackles (35 solo) and 3.5 sacks (3 solo), ranking him second on the team in both categories...recorded two interceptions for seven return yards...had 13 tackles against Northwood (Sept. 20)...had 2.5 of his eight total tackles-for-loss, 12 total tackles and one forced fumble against Indianapolis (Sept. 27)...recorded three fumble recoveries... member of All-GLIAC Honorable Mention Team and the GLIAC All-Academic Team. 

2007: Named Honorable Mention All-GLIAC...had 55 total tackles (36 solo), 11.5 tackles-for-loss (-38 yards) and was second on the team with 7.5 sacks (-26 yards)...also recorded two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, two quarterback hurries and one pass break-up...had a season-high ten tackles against both Ashland (Sept. 1) and Northwood (Sept. 29)...had seven tackles and three tackles-for-loss (-11 yards) to go with one sack (-3 yards) and a forced fumble against Grand Valley (Nov. 3)...recorded at least .5 sacks in seven of ten games and had at least half of a tackle-for-loss in nine of ten games...had three tackles and two sacks (-8 yards) against Indianapolis (Oct. 27)...also named to the GLIAC All-Academic Team. 

2006: Played in all 10 games and broke into starting lineup during the last five games of the year...recorded 41 total tackles and managed 14 solo stops on the season...tallied 3.5 tackles-for-loss and 1.5 sacks...forced two fumbles and recovered one....his best game was a nine-tackle performance with a forced fumble and fumble recovery against Indianapolis (Oct. 28)...collected seven tackles and two tackles for loss against Hillsdale (Nov. 11). 

Prior to SVSU/Personal: Prepped at Grandville High School...lettered in football, wrestling and baseball...played three years of varsity football...named All-OK Red Conference as a senior...named Co-MVP of the defense as a senior...member of the National Honor Society...winner of the Michigan Merit Award...majoring in Criminal Justice...son of Thomas and Sandra LeVand.