After a strong junior season Mike returns for his senior year with the Wildcats in 2012. He will be one of the captains on this year’s team. He was named to the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) preseason quarterback watch list. He sat out the spring 2012 season after surgery on his throwing shoulder. Entering 2012 he is 194-307 for 2,499 career passing years and 22 career passing touchdowns. He ranks 17th in school history in career passing yards. He has just five career interceptions and has rushed for 274 career yards and seven touchdowns.
Played and started in 10 games for the Wildcats during the season...Earned Big Sky Honorable Mention All-Conference honors after a strong season at quarterback...Finished the season 12th in the nation and third in the Big Sky in pass efficiency at 150.2...Was sixth in the conference in passing at 208 yards per game and was also seventh in the conference in total offense...Finished the season 164-262 passing for 2,080 yards and 19 touchdowns...The 19 passing touchdowns was the fourth most of any player in the Big Sky...Also rushed for 130 yards on 77 attempts and six touchdowns...Threw just four interceptions during the year...His first interception of the season came Oct. 15 against Idaho State and snapped a streak of 196 consecutive passes without an interception, which was the longest streak in the nation...Threw for over 200 yards in five of 10 games...In his first career start he was 19-28 for a career-high 314 yards and two touchdowns in WSU’s season opening game at Wyoming...Also rushed for a career-high 82 yards on 13 attempts against the Cowboys...Was 20-25 for 280 yards and a career-high five touchdowns in WSU’s 45-21 win at Northern Colorado on Sept. 24...For his performance in that game he was honored as the Big Sky Conference Player of the Week...Threw for four touchdowns on just 12 passing attempts in Weber State’s Homecoming win over Idaho State on Oct. 15...One of those touchdowns was a career-high 83 yard pass to Shaydon Kehano, which ranks as the eighth longest pass play in school history...Earned Big Sky Academic All-Conference honors majoring in Technical Sales at Weber State.
Appeared in nine games for the Wildcats as the backup quarterback...Emerged from 2010 Spring drills as the number two quarterback behind fellow Hawaiian, Cameron Higgins...Finished the season 23-36 passing for 345 passing yards...Had two touchdowns and no interceptions on the season...Was 5-8 for 43 yards in WSU’s first game of the season at Boston College...After Higgins left the game for an injury, Mike came in at Northern Arizona November 13 and was 11-15 passing for 168 yards and a touchdown in leading the Wildcats to victory...His touchdown was an 80-yard completion to Joe Collins...The next week at Texas Tech Mike was 5-8 passing for 102 yards, including a 30-yard touchdown to Bo Bolen...On the season he rushed the ball 27 times for 104 yards and one touchdown...Had a career-high 27 rushing yards on seven attempts at Northern Arizona...Recorded a two-yard touchdown rush September 25 in WSU’s Homecoming win over UC Davis.
Played in seven games for the Wildcats in 2009, completing 7-9-1 passes for 74 yards and one touchdown...Was 3-3 passing for a career high 40 yards at home vs. Idaho State...Career long pass completion was a 20-yarder in that game to Joe Collins...Threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to Tyrell Francisco in WSU’s 27-9 home field win in the snow over Northern Arizona...Had 15 rushing attempts for 40 yards...Best game was five rushes for 21 yards at home vs. Sacramento State...Long rush was eight yards at home vs. Idaho State and Sacramento State...Was named to the Big Sky Academic All-Conference team.
Sat out the season as a red-shirt.
Kamehameha High School
Was a two-year starter a Kamehameha High under Coach David Stant...Voted the team MVP for the 2007 season...Was named the “Impact Player of the Game” in the first-ever televised ILH game...Played in the Max Emtmeyer All-American game and started in the 2007 HUB All-Star game... Attended the Weber State Summer Football camp his before his junior and senior seasons in high school.
Full name is Michael Lopaka Hoke...Was born March 13, 1990...Is majoring in Technical Sales at Weber State.