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- Mike Tashman
Mike Tashman

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hoover, Ala.

High School:
Hoover, Ala.

Last College:
U.S. Military Prep

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 210

Position:
Linebacker

Birthdate:
12/01/1987

Experience:
1L



First season at UAB included considerable action, as well as battling though variety of injuries.

2007: Saw action in 10 games for the Blazers with nine starts ... ranked fourth on the team in tackles with 64, including 40 solo hits ... earned a spot on Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... registered seven tackles for loss for minus 28 yards ... also had pair of sacks ... had one interception (vs. Tulane) ... recorded a season-high 10 tackles against Mississippi State ... also recorded nine tackles against both Tulsa and Tulane.

High School: Came to UAB after attending U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School in 2006-07 ... was a late addition to the Blazers' recruiting class, signing in March, 2007 ... was a standout performer at Hoover High School in metro-Birmingham ... started at linebacker on the `05 Bucs team that finished 14-1 and defeated Daphne in the 6A state championship game, 56-14 ... in that game, he had two interceptions and six tackles ... helped lead the Bucs to a final national ranking of No. 8 by USA Today ... was selected to participate in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic ... started at linebacker at U.S. Military Academy Prep in 2006 as he helped lead the Black Knights to a 7-3 record.

Personal: Born Dec. 1, 1987 at Birmingham, Ala. --- son of Edith Tashman ... major is undeclared. .