Mike Lewis (arena football)
Michael Lewis (born August 15, 1984) is an American football Defensive End who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Albany Conquest as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Adrian College.
|Born:||August 15, 1984|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||260 lb (118 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career Arena statistics|
|Player stats at ArenaFan.com|
Lewis starred for the Adrian College Bulldogs football team for four years. He originally went to Adrian to be a running back, but after a position switch, he posted the three best sack seasons by a Bulldog and owns the Adrian record for sacks in a single game (4). His 40.0 career sacks and 61.0 tackles for loss are career records. As a senior in 2005, Lewis was named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Defensive MVP.
Lewis' first year out of college he played semi-pro football with the Michigan (Flint) Admirals of the North American Football League under coach Don Mathews before receiving an offer to join the Albany Conquest of Arena Football 2. After two seasons with the Conquest, Lewis joined the Peoria Pirates for the 2009 season.
Return to IowaEdit
Lewis returned to the Barnstormers in 2013, reuniting him with head coach Mike Hohensee, whom had coached him in Peoria. Lewis continued his great sacking ability, moving up the AFL record books for career sacks. Lewis became the 1rst player in Arena Football League History to have Double Digit sacks in 3 straight seasons. (2011-2013) 
Las Vegas OutlawsEdit
On October 16, 2015, Lewis was assigned to the Orlando Predators.
Los Angeles KISSEdit
On May 24, 2016, Lewis was traded to the Los Angeles KISS for Logan Harrell and John Martinez. Lewis finished his Arena Football League career as the only player in the history of the League to have 3 straight seasons with double digit sack totals. Finished #2 On Arena Football All Time Quarterback Sacks list. 
- "Former Bulldog Mike Lewis Receives Arena Football League Honors". www.adrianbulldogs.com. Adrian College. August 15, 2013. Retrieved August 26, 2015.
- "Adrian College Football Media Guide" (PDF). www.adrianbulldogs.com. Adrian College. Retrieved August 26, 2015.
- Brian Calloway (November 21, 2009). "Adrian defensive lineman Panza selected MIAA Defensive MVP". www.lenconnect.com. The Daily Telegram. Retrieved August 26, 2015.
- "Getting to know Conquest DE Michael Lewis". www.arenafan.com. ArenaFan. July 17, 2008. Retrieved August 26, 2015.
- Dave Eminian (July 4, 2009). "Pirates wanna be like Mike". www.pjstar.com. Peoria Journal Star. Retrieved August 26, 2015.
- "Michael Lewis Returns to Utah Blaze - Arena Football on Astini News". www.astininews.blogspot.com. February 9, 2012. Retrieved August 26, 2015.
- Andy Hamilton (June 6, 2014). "Barnstormers' Lewis making improbable journey up AFL sack chart". www.desmoinesregister.com. The Des Moines Register. Retrieved August 26, 2015.
- "Four-time All-Arena Defensive End Joins Outlaws". www.sport195.com. Sport 195. March 20, 2015. Retrieved August 26, 2015.
- "Pradators acquire two players in trade with LA Kiss". www.baynews9.com. Bright House Sports Network. May 25, 2016. Retrieved May 26, 2016.