Senior wideout has made his mark on special teams, Leadership Council
2013: Redshirt senior ... Pulled in one pass for 18 yards against Wisconsin ... Added a tackle on special teams against the Badgers ... Posted career highs in receptions (2) and yards (37) against Ohio State ... Caught a career-long pass of 22 yards against the Buckeyes ... Made a tackle for loss on a fake punt attempt against OSU ... Started at wide receiver against Western Michigan ... Had one catch for 12 yards and a sepcial teams tackle against the Broncos ... Added a special teams tackle against Syracuse ... Made one catch for a 12-yard gain in season opener at Cal ... Key contributor in special teams ... Member of NU's 12-player Leadership Council ... Over the summer, married former Northwestern softball standout Kristin Scharkey.
2012: Redshirt junior ... Key contributor on special teams coverage ... Made a timely 12-yard reception for a first down during NU's late game-winning drive in the season-opener at Syracuse ... Recorded two special teams tackles vs. Vanderbilt and one against BC ... Missed South Dakota and Indiana games due to injury ... One tackle against Nebraska and vs. Illinois ... Posted a pair of special teams tackles in TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl vs. Mississippi State ... Named NU's Special Teams Player of the Week in back-to-back weeks (Michigan State, Illinois) ... Member of NU's 12-player Leadership Council.
2011: Saw time in all 13 games both on special teams coverage and as a reserve wideout ... Recorded six tackles on the year ... Notched a solo tackle on special teams at Iowa ... Two solo tackles vs. Penn State, including a forced fumble on the game's opening kickoff play ... Followed up his strong special teams showing vs. PSU with three solo tackles at Indiana ... Notched his first catch of the season, an 11-yarder vs. Rice ... Caught a 12-yard reception in the bowl game vs. Texas A&M.
2010: Appeared in all 13 games ... Totaled nine special teams tackles.
2009: Did not see action ... Named the team's special teams practice player of the week on three occasions: vs. Towson, Indiana and Illinois.
High School: Named a Division III all-state defensive back in 2008 ... Tabbed the 2008 All-Coastal League Defensive Player of the Year ... All-county second-team selection as a senior ... Team MVP in 2008 and team's defensive MVP in 2007 ... Honored as a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete ... Team captain ... Recipient of the 2007 and 2008 CIF Championship game Sportsmanship Award ... Received The Bishop's School Knight of the Round Table Award in 2008, given for leadership, sportsmanship and character ... KBC Sports Player of the Game for Dec. 5, 2008 ... Helped the Knights go unbeaten (12-0) in 2007 and win the CIF championship ... Totaled 149 tackles, an interception and four sacks on defense ... Had 606 receiving yards and 750 rushing yards on offense ... Also starred in lacrosse, earning team MVP honors in 2008 ... Team captain ... Played three years on the RC Starz Elite club lacrosse team ... National Society of High School Scholars, 2007-08 Advanced Placement Honors student, 2008 College Board AP Scholar with Honors, President's Community Service Award, FCA President, Peer Support Leader and Teen Volunteer in Action Volunteer ... San Diego Union-TribuneAll-Academic team in 2007 and 2008 ... Coached by Mike David.
Personal: Born Michael Paul Jensen ... Son of Tom and Teri Jensen ... Brother, Steve, played football at Dartmouth and was the 2001 Ivy League Rookie of the Year ... Mechanical engineering major.