2018 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in four games on the season with one start … Made his collegiate debut and his first career start at Furman (Sept. 29), starting the game at offensive left tackle … Was a part of the WCU offensive line unit that paved the way for a fourth-consecutive, 1,000-yard rusher in QB Tyrie Adams ... Named to the 2018-19 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.
2017 (Freshman): Did not see game action, taking a redshirt.
Prior to Western Carolina: Played both offensive and defensive line, staring as a defensive end for head coach Col. John Shuman for three years at FUMA ... As a senior collected All-Prep and All-State honors, as well as received The Cobb Award given to the Prep MVP ... Awarded the Distinguished Cadet Award at FUMA where he served as an officer ... Was named second-team VISAA Division I All-State in 2015 ... Earned the 2013 Pioneer League All-Conference Award and Christian Character Award.
Personal: Full name is Michael Brian Harper ... Is the son of Michelle and Michael Harper Sr. ... Is one of seven children in his family