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Michael Jurgens
Michael  Jurgens

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Damascus, MD

High School:
Damascus

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 280

Position:
OL

12/20/2017

Wake Forest Adds 21 Newcomers in Football

Head coach Dave Clawson announced the addition of 10 offensive players, 10 defensive players and one specialist

High School: Team captain ... Will enroll at Wake Forest in January ... Considered a 3-star athlete by Rivals, ESPN and 247Sports ... Rated the No. 47 guard in the class of 2018 by ESPN and the No. 16 recruit in Maryland ... Part of three consecutive state championships under Coach Eric Wallich at Damascus High ... Three-year letterman ... Holds school record for most pancake blocks in a game with 12 ... Holds season (89) and career marks (169) for pancake blocks as well ... Invited to the Maryland Crab Bowl all-star game ... 2017: Named the MCPS Coaches 3A-2A Player of the Year ... First team All-Met by the Washington Post ... Team rushed for 31 touchdowns and averaged 44 points per game en route to winning the 2A state championship ... Helped the Swarmin’ Hornets set the county record for most consecutive wins ... Won every regular season game by a minimum of 24 points ... Never lost a varsity game in his career, going 42-0 ... 2016: Named team offensive lineman of the year while earning first team All-Met and all-state ... Led Damascus to a 14-0 record and a 3A state championship ... Earned all-conference lacrosse honors as a defender ... 2015: Damascus was 14-0 and 3A state champions.

Personal: Son of Mary and Jay Jurgens ... Born Jan. 1, 2000 ... Played on a youth Super Bowl title team as a youngster ... Graduated with a 4.0 GPA and as an AP Scholar with Distinction ... Serves as a mentor/coach for a Special Olympics bocce ball team and works with youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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