2006 Scouting Report: Versatile offensive lineman who worked at guard and tackle the last two seasons... moved to center near the end of 2006 spring drills due to injuries and displayed intriguing promise... slated to provide depth at that position when fall training camp opens.
2005: Did not play in any games.
2004: Did not play in any games.
2003: Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: Four-year starter for Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin...was a two-way starter (offensive and defensive tackle) his final three varsity seasons...two-time first team All-District Division III...two-time first team All-Willoughby News Herald...two-time first team Cleveland Plain Dealer "Dream Team"...two-time first team Cleveland Plain Dealer All-Geauga County...two-time Touchdown Club All-Geauga County...three-time All-North Coast League...Special Mention All-Ohio Division III... selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic and the Ohio All-Star Classic...was the first player ever from NDCL to play in those all-star games...totaled 151 tackles for his career and established a school single-season record for a defensive lineman with 71 stops... led team to its first league title in school history as a senior...rated the nation's No. 24 guard/center prospect by Tom Lemming...rated Ohio's No. 21 prospect by Rivals.com...rated the nation's No. 55 offensive tackle prospect by Rivals.com... SuperPrep All-Midwest Team...rated one of the Midwest Region's top 75 prospects by SuperPrep... PrepStar All-Midwest Region...played under Coach Bob Wolfe...earned four letters in football and two in basketball...Honor Roll student...Recognition of Excellence for Outstanding Students Award recipient.
Personal: Michael Stephen DeLuca II, born 9/3/84, is the son of Michael and Margaret DeLuca Sr....has one brother and one sister...mother also attended the University of Pittsburgh...father played football at Ohio University...communication and rhetoric major.
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