At Stanford: Has started all 34 games in his Cardinal career ... Already one of the best in the Pac-10, 1999 could be the year Mike makes his mark on the national scene ... At 6-4 and 305, he has All-America and NFL potential ... Tremendous competitor ... Tough, physical player who has been Stanford's leader on the offensive line ... An intelligent player who has earned the respect of his teammates for his work-ethic both on and off the field ... He is attempting to become the first Cardinal offensive lineman to start every game of his career since guard Andy Papathanassiou (1986-89) and center Andy Sinclair (1985-88).
The 1998 Season: Started all 11 games in 1998 at center ... Earned Second-Team All-Pac-10 recognition and honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10 ... Despite suffering from a nagging foot injury the final three games, McLaughlin remained in the starting lineup ... Stanford's leader on the offensive line.
The 1997 Season: Started all 11 games in 1997, 10 at center and one at left guard ... Named Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 ... Continued to assert himself as one of the top young offensive lineman in the Pac-10.
The 1996 Season: Earned a starting spot at center ... One of three offensive lineman who started all 12 games ... Very consistent performer ... Became one of the team leaders on the offensive line ... Honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10.
The 1995 Season: A redshirt freshman as an offensive tackle.
In High School: Prep All-American offensive lineman from nearby Leland High School in San Jose ... Named All-American by Blue Chip Illustrated and Honorable Mention All-America by Max Emfinger's Bluechips Magazine ... Blue Chip ranked him as the eighth best offensive line prospect in the west ... Super Prep named him to the All-Farwest team ... Selected to the Tacoma News Tribune's Western Top 100 ... First-Team All-State by Cal-Hi Sports following his junior and senior seasons ... Started on the offensive and defensive lines as a senior ... Recorded 17 sacks and 43 tackles-for-loss on defense ... Two-time First-Team All-Central Coast Section ... Named his league's Most Valuable Lineman as a junior and senior ... As a sophomore, he was Second-Team All-CCS, the Sophomore of the Year in his league and All-State Underclass by Cal-Hi ... Played basketball and baseball in high school ... Member of student council and the Junior State of America at Leland.
Personal Information: Economics major ... An accomplished pianist and drummer ... Married Emilie Pendergraft on June 28, 1997 ... The couple had their first child, Marie.