Michael is a 2020 graduate of Colgate University in the Patriot League where he played Tight End for four years in the Raiders program. During his time at Colgate he helped the Raiders win two Patriot League Championships while advancing to the FCS Quarterfinals in 2018. As a senior Michael recorded 9 catches for 111 yards and a touchdown while appearing in 17 games over his career. In addition, he was awarded the 2016 Scout Team Player of the Year award, and earned Patriot League academic honor roll in 2019.
Before Colgate Michael was a captain of the football team for Saucon Valley High School. He caught 21 passes as a senior for 349 yards and five touchdowns, and added 55 tackles. For his career, he finished with 70 catches for 1,215 yards and 16 touchdowns. He was named 2015 Express Times and Morning Call All-Area First Team, and was twice named All-Colonial League First Team. He set the program record for sacks and career starts, and most importantly helped the 2015 Panthers to a 14-1 record and a District 11 3A title. The Panthers were also two-time Colonial League champions in 2014 and 2015 and 2013 Eastern Conference COA