For people named Michael Pollock, see Michael Pollock.
Mike Pollak
Pollak at Bengals training camp in 2013.
No. 78, 74, 67     
Center / guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-02-16) February 16, 1985 (age 35)
Place of birth: Scottsdale, Arizona
Career information
College: Arizona State
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 2 / Pick: 59
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Indianapolis Colts ( 2008 2011)
Career highlights and awards
* First-team All-Pac-10 (2007)
  • Second-team All-Pac-10 (2006)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Games played     81
Games started     52
Fumbles recovered     0
Stats at

Michael David Pollak (born February 16, 1985) is a former American football guard who played seven seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arizona State.

Early yearsEdit

Pollak graduated Corona del Sol High School in Tempe, Arizona in 2003. While at Corona del Sol he played offensive guard and defensive tackle, and was regarded as a three-star recruit by[1] He received many honors including All-Region honors from Prep Star, first-team All-Arizona by The Arizona Republic and first-team All-City and All-Conference recognition as a senior. Pollak also was a star baseball pitcher receiving first-team All-Region, All-East Valley, and All-Conference.

College careerEdit

Pollak attended Arizona State from 2003-2007. Pollak was a starter at center during his junior and senior year. In 2006, he received All-Pac-10 Conference second-team and in 2007 he received first-team All-Pac-10 Conference honors. During his senior year, he was a finalist for the Rimington Trophy, which is awarded to the nations top center. In 2007, he received the Tim Landers Iron Man Award, Cecil Bono Team Captain Award, and Pat Tillman Award, all awards given out by the Arizona State Sun Devils.

Professional careerEdit

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

Pollak was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft. The Colts moved Pollak to guard and as a rookie he started 13 of 13 games. In 2009, Pollak entered as the starter at right guard.

Carolina PanthersEdit

Pollak signed with the Carolina Panthers on March 22, 2012.[2]

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

Pollak signed with the Cincinnati Bengals on April 12, 2013.[3]

On March 7, 2014, Pollak re-signed with the Bengals on a three-year contract.[4][5]

The Bengals released him on February 20, 2015.[6]


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