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Michael Sean Person (born May 17, 1988) is an American football guard for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the 49ers in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Montana State.

Mike Person
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Person with the Atlanta Falcons in 2016
No. 68 – San Francisco 49ers
Personal information
Born: (1988-06-17) June 17, 1988 (age 31)
Glendive, Montana
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:299 lb (136 kg)
Career information
High school:Dawson County
(Glendive, Montana)
College:Montana State
NFL Draft:2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 239
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Games played:43
Games started:18
Player stats at

Person has also been a member of the Seattle Seahawks, St. Louis Rams, Atlanta Falcons, Kansas City Chiefs, and Indianapolis Colts.


Early yearsEdit

Person was two-time offensive lineman of the year in high school. He was named team MVP for Dawson County High School during his senior year.[1]

College careerEdit

He was selected as an honorable mention all-conference team in 2010.[1]

Professional careerEdit

San Francisco 49ersEdit

Person was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft.[2][3] He was released by the 49ers on August 31, 2012.[4]

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

Person was claimed off waivers by the Indianapolis Colts on September 1, 2012.[5] The Colts waived Person on September 10, 2012.[6]

Seattle SeahawksEdit

Person was added to the Seattle Seahawks practice squad on September 13, 2012.[7] He was promoted to the active roster on October 30, 2012.[8] Person was released by the Seahawks on September 14, 2013.

St. Louis RamsEdit

Person was claimed off waivers by the St. Louis Rams on September 17, 2013.[9]

Atlanta FalconsEdit

Person signed with the Falcons on March 10, 2015.[10][11] He was released by the Falcons on October 25, 2016.[12]

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

On November 2, 2016, Person was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs.[13] On March 10, 2017, Person re-signed with the Chiefs.[14] He was released on September 2, 2017.[15]

Indianapolis Colts (second stint)Edit

On October 3, 2017, Person signed with the Colts.[16] He played in 12 games and started four games at center after Ryan Kelly suffered an injury.[17]

San Francisco 49ers (second stint)Edit

On May 9, 2018, Person signed with the San Francisco 49ers.[18] He was named the 49ers starting right guard, starting in all 16 games.

On March 3, 2019, Person signed a three-year, $9 million contract extension with the 49ers.[19]


  1. ^ a b "Montana State Bobcats Profile".
  2. ^ "2011 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  3. ^ "2011 NFL Draft: Michael Person Projections, Putting It All Together". June 3, 2011. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  4. ^ "49ers Release 21 Players; Trade S Jones". August 31, 2012. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  5. ^ Dunlevy, Nate (September 1, 2012). "Indianapolis Colts Roster Cuts Review: Plenty of Work Left to Do". Bleacher Report. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  6. ^ Wilson, Josh (September 10, 2012). "Colts Sign OL Trai Essex, Release Mike Person And A.Q. Shipley". Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  7. ^ Farnsworth, Clare (September 13, 2012). "Thursday in Hawkville: Be it Hebron or Hepeloni, by any name Fangupo is a load". Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  8. ^ "Seahawks place Ben Obomanu on I.R., promote Jermaine Kearse, Mike Person to active roster". October 30, 2012. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  9. ^ Crabtree, Curtis (September 17, 2013). "Rams pick up tackle Mike Person off waivers from Seattle". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  10. ^ White, R.J. "Falcons, Mike Person agree to deal". CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 10, 2015.
  11. ^ Adams, Jay (March 11, 2015). "Falcons Agree to Terms with Four Players". Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  12. ^ Jackson, Curtis (October 25, 2016). "Falcons release Person, Hawk; sign Ward, Ridley". Retrieved October 25, 2016.
  13. ^ "New Chiefs OL Mike Person: "I wanted to be a part of something special"".
  14. ^ "Chiefs working on extension for safety Daniel Sorensen".
  15. ^ "Chiefs Roster Down to NFL Mandated 53". September 2, 2017. Archived from the original on June 3, 2018.
  16. ^ "Colts Sign OL Kalis, Person; Place Bond On IR". October 3, 2017. Archived from the original on November 9, 2017.
  17. ^ Alex Kahn (December 30, 2017). "Mike Person Has Been Solid At Center For The Indianapolis Colts". Indiana Sports Coverage.
  18. ^ "49ers Sign OL Mike Person". May 9, 2018.
  19. ^ "49ers sign Mike Person to 3-year contract extension". March 3, 2019.

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