2008: Started 13 games at center ... helped the UC offense average 27.3 points and 375.3 yards of total offense per contest.
2007: Earned the the starting center assignment during the preseason ... started nine games, providing stability at center in the first 10 contests of the season and also spent time as a reserve guard ... a member of the offensive push that set school records for scoring with 472 points (36.3 per game) and total offense (434.0 yards per game) in 2007.
2006: Served as a backup center ... also worked as a backup long snapper ... Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week for the Louisville game.
Southfield-Lathrup Senior High School: Three-year starter at center who helped head coach Stephan Thompson's squads qualify for the state playoffs in 2003 and 2004 ... earned first-team all-city and all-metro recognition and was an honorable mention all-state pick ... rated as the No. 22 player in the state of Michigan by the Detroit News ... was a catcher on the baseball team and threw the shot put and discus in track and field ... also participated in wrestling.
Christopher Michael Jurek: Born June 10, 1987 ... son of Bob and Cathi Jurek ... cousin Scott Jurek played football at Eastern Michigan ... received his bachelor's degree in finance during the spring of 2009 ... enrolled in graduate school.
Academic Major: Special Education (master's program).