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Mike Teel (born January 6, 1986 in Ramsey, New Jersey) is an American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks. He was drafted sixth round in the 2009 NFL Draft. The former starting quarterback for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. He is a graduate of Don Bosco Prep, where he was all-state his junior and senior years and led Don Bosco to a state championship in the parochial division. He also was the starting varsity quarterback for three straight years. In 2006, along with Brian Leonard, Tiquan Underwood, Eric Foster, and Ray Rice, Teel led Rutgers to a 9-0 start and one of the biggest wins in school history with a victory over Louisville, then ranked #3 nationally by ESPN.

He struggled at the outset of the 2008 campaign by throwing seven interceptions over his first six games as the Scarlet Knights stumbled to a disappointing 1-5 record, but the fifth-year senior rallied and led Rutgers to six straight wins to close out the season along with a fourth straight berth in a college bowl game.

On October 25, 2008, Teel threw 6 touchdown passes for 361 yards against #17 Pittsburgh, a school record. He was chosen as National Player of the Week for the first time in his career.

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