Mike Teel is a quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks, who drafted him 178th overall in the 2009 NFL Draft. Teel was a starting quarterback at Rutgers, where he helped lead one of the most successful periods in school history. Teel is 6-feet, 4-inches tall and weighs 220 pounds.
Prep Career
Coming out of Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey, NJ, Teel was ranked as the best quarterback recruit in New Jersey and one of the Top 50 in the nation. As a senior he threw for 2,183 yards on just 179 attempts, leading his team to a state championship. He chose to stay in state and attend Rutgers, picking the Scarlet Knighs over Boston College, Maryland and Virginia.
College Career
Teel was a three-year starter at Rutgers, taking over the job as a sophomore and holding it through the end of his senior season. He led one of the most successful periods in Rutgers history, taking the Scarlet Knights to a bowl game in each of his three seasons as a starter. Teel finished his career with 9,398 yards passing and 59 career touchdowns.
NFL Career
Teel was selected in the sixth round (178th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks. Before the 2009 season, Teel signed a four-year/$1.864M contract with Seattle.