Born in New Orleans, LA. Attended Joseph S. Clark High School – Eastern Arizona Junior College (EAJC) – Northern Arizona University (NAU)

Michael was a 7th round draft pick of the Atlanta Falcons in 1988. He played six seasons with the Falcons before signing a free-agent contract with his hometown team the New Orleans Saints. He played three seasons with the Saints before returning back to  play his Tenth and final season with the Falcons.

Michael holds a number of Falcon and Saint records, but the one he is most proud of is the club record, (Longest TD recieption 98-yard).

Michael was Inducted into the Northern Arizona University Hall of Fame in 2017

Michael owns and operates Str8upSports (A Sports Management & Marketing Service) the parent company for The North Georgia Touchdown Club