PLAYER
Brian Mihalik
T #72
Height:
6-9
Weight:
315
Age:
25
College:
Boston College
Hometown:
Avon Lake, OH
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2017):

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6
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Career Stats
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GGS
TOTAL 6 0
2017 DET 6 0
2016 PIT 0 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 ARI W 35-23
2 @NYG W 24-10
3 ATL L 26-30
4 @MIN W 14-7
5 CAR L 24-27
6 @NO L 38-52

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Biography

Entered the League as a seventh round (237th overall) draft choice by the Eagles in 2015 at defensive end. Comes to the Lions after most recently spending time with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

MANE FACTS

  • Pronunciation: mah-HAHL-ick

TRANSACTIONS

  • Acquired by the Lions via waivers on September 3, 2017.
  • Released by the Steelers on September 2, 2017.
  • Signed by the Steelers to the active roster from the Lions practice squad on October 18, 2016.
  • Signed by the Lions to the practice squad on October 11, 2016.
  • Released by the Lions on October 8, 2016.
  • Signed by the Detroit Lions October 6, 2016.
  • Released by the Steelers on August 19, 2016.
  • Signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers on January 20, 2016.
  • Released by the Eagles on September 16, 2015.
  • Signed to the Eagles practice squad on September 6, 2015.
  • Released by the Eagles on September 5, 2015.
  • Drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the seventh round (237th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

PRO

Entered the League as a seventh round (237th overall) draft choice by the Eagles in 2015 at defensive end. Comes to the Lions after most recently spending time with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

2016: Spent training camp with the Steelers where he transitioned to the offensive line before being released and signed by the Lions early in the regular season. Was then re-singed by the Steelers to the active roster, serving in a reserve role for the offensive line and appearing in his first career game against the Cowboys (Nov. 13).

2015: Spent the beginning of the season as a member of the Eagles practice squad.

COLLEGE

Played in 44 career games along the defensive line at Boston College.

2014: Started in all 13 games as a senior and finished with 31 tackles.

  • Led the second ranked defense in the nation with 4.5 sacks. 

2013: Played in all 13 games as a junior. Posted 22 tackles and two sacks on the season. 

2012: Missed three games due to injury, but saw action in nine games and started in two at defensive end.

2011: Appeared in the last nine games of the year as a true freshman. Registered six tackles and two passes defensed

PERSONAL

Graduated with a marketing degree.

  • Son of John and Michelle Mihalik. His father John played fullback at Boston College (Class of 1986).

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Tori, Mike & Tim: Bye week review

    Posted 20 hours ago

    Tori Petry, Tim Twentyman and Mike O'Hara break down the Lions' first six games of the season and assess where the team is at during their bye.

  • Top 10 Defensive Plays

    Posted Oct 20, 2017

    Watch the Lions' top 10 defensive plays through the first 6 weeks of the season

  • Bye week comes at right time

    Posted Oct 20, 2017

    Tori Petry recaps the highlights of the week in sixty seconds on 0 to 60 presented by Comerica Bank.

  • Top 10 Offensive Plays

    Posted Oct 19, 2017

    Watch the Lions' top 10 offensive plays through the first 6 weeks of the season

  • Inside look at player workouts and recovery

    Posted Oct 18, 2017

    Head strength and conditioning coach Harold Nash Jr. and team performance dietician Sarah Snyder take Tori Petry through a day in the life of post-game day recovery, presented by Kroger.

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