2016 NFL Draft
  Mike Seidman
Mike Seidman

Player Profile

Westlake, CA

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 254



UCLA — Mike is a very talented player who will play a major role in the offense this season … One of the top tight ends on the West Coast, he was outstanding during Spring Practice, improving in every area … His athleticism, size and skill enable him to excel at the position … He catches the ball well and is a fine blocker … He is able to get open over the middle and also get down the field … He plays with a lot of energy … He is also a three-year starter on special teams.

2001 — Seidman appeared in all 11 games and made one start versus Washington … Was on the field for at least 25 plays in all 11 games, with a high of 45 against Oregon … Made two receptions for 39 yards in the win over Ohio State … Also made a pair of catches versus California for 59 yards, including one 40-yard catch which set up a touchdown … Caught three balls at Stanford, including a 23-yard touchdown reception … His 47-yard grab at Washington State was the longest of his career … His 20.8 yard-per-catch average was the highest on the team for anyone with more than one catch …On the year, he had 12 catches for 250 yards.

2000 — Seidman appeared in all 12 games as a true sophomore … He played at least 25 snaps eight times, including 32 at Arizona, 31 versus Stanford, 30 against Oregon State and 27 against Alabama, California and Washington … On the year, he made six receptions for 80 yards (13.3 average) and one touchdown … Against Stanford, he made a 22-yard touchdown reception, the first score of his career … He made two catches for 33 yards versus Wisconsin in the Sun Bowl … He was also a regular on several special teams, including the kickoff return, punt coverage and field goal units.

1999 — Seidman earned significant playing time as a true freshman … Appeared in 10 of 11 games, missing only against Oregon State … Played at least 10 offensive snaps six times, including 23 versus Washington and 22 against both Arizona and Boise State … On the year, he made two receptions for 28 yards, including a 20-yarder versus Arizona … Also played regularly on the kickoff return and punt teams.

HIGH SCHOOL — Lettered three years in football for Jim Benkert at Westlake High School …USA Today first-team All-American … Parade All-American … Rated the No. 14 player in the nation by The Sporting News … Rated the No. 25 player in the nation by Tom Lemming (The Sporting News.com) … Rated the No. 15 player in the nation by the Cornwell 100 … Member of PrepStar Dream Team … Rated the No. 2 tight end in the nation and No. 1 in the Western Region by PrepStar … A Super 30 All-Western selection by PrepStar … Rated No. 1 (tied) among tight ends by the National Recruiting Advisor … Rated nation’s No. 11 player and No. 3 receiver (No. 2 tight end) by Bobby Burton/ESPN.com … Rated the nation’s No. 25 player by RivalNet … Rated the nation’s No. 30 player by SuperPrep … A SuperPrep All-American … SuperPrep ranked him the nation’s No. 2 tight end and the No. 5 player in the California/Arizona/Hawaii region … Member of Dallas Morning News National 100 … Member of CBS SportsLine/PrepStar Top 100 … Member of fansonly.com Top 100 … Member of Long Beach Press-Telegram National 100 … Member of Orange County Register Fab 15 … Member of Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West squad with a perfect 10 votes … First-team All-State selection by Cal-Hi Sports … Member of Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100 … Named first-team All-CIF Southern Section … Selected All-CIF Division IV … Named L.A. Times Valley Lineman of the Year … First-team L.A. Daily News All-Valley … As a senior, he made 54 receptions for 806 yards and six touchdowns … Earned all-county and all-league honors … Selected to play in the annual California-Texas Shrine All-Star Game … PrepStar pre-season Dream Team member … PrepStar pre-season Super 30 All-West selection … In SuperPrep’s pre-season magazine, he was ranked the nation’s No. 1 tight end and No. 1 among all players in the California/Nevada/Hawaii region … As a junior, he earned all-state, all-CIF and all-league acclaim … Accounted for 51 catches for 728 yards and two scores as a junior…Also lettered three years in track for coach Larry Stonebreaker and one year in basketball for coach Gary Grayson.

PERSONAL — Full Name: Mike H. Seidman … Born: February 11, 1981 in Westlake, CA … Parents: Gary and Debra Seidman … Has one older sister, Lisa … Hobbies include hanging out at the beach … Grandmother also attended UCLA … Sociology major.

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Career Highs:
Catches: 3 vs. Stanford, 2001
Receiving Yards: 60 vs. Washington State, 2001