PLAYER
Michael Rector
WR #84
Height:
6-1
Weight:
190
Age:
23
College:
Stanford
Hometown:
Gig Harbor, Wash.
Experience:
R

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Biography

Rector joins the Lions receiving corps as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Stanford.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 12, 2017.

PRO

Rector joins the Lions receiving corps as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Stanford.

COLLEGE

Played in 54 games at Stanford University. Recorded 104 receptions for 1,681 career yards 15 receiving TDs and 1 rushing TD.

2016: Played and started all 13 games for Stanford where he caught 32 passes for 367 yards and three touchdowns. Also rushed for 71 yards and a touchdown on the season.

2015: During his 2015 campaign, Rector played in 14 games for the Cardinals. Posted 34 receptions for 559 yards and seven touchdowns on the season.

  • Hauled in two receptions for 73 yards and two touchdowns in Stanford’s 46-16 victory in the 2016 Rose Bowl.

2014: Played in 13 games for Stanford in which he compiled 24 catches for 324 yards.

2013: Earned Stanford’s most outstanding award as a redshirt freshman after playing in all 14 games and earning three starts. Caught 14 passes for 431 yards and three touchdowns.

  • Earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
  • Averaged 30.8 yards a catch.

PERSONAL

Son of Tony and LoAnn Rector. Attended Bellarmine Preparatory School (Tacoma, WA).

  • Has one older brother, Sean.
  • Was a three-year football varsity letterman where he hauled in 44 receptions for 918 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior.
  • Holds high school records for single-season receiving yards (1,078), yards per catch (20.86), and touchdowns (13).
  • Also played soccer and track & field.
  • Majored in human biology.

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