Mike Rose

Mike Rose ( 1974 Purcell High School Graduate)

Letterman Purcell High School Football (1971 - 1973)

Letterman Purcell High School Basketball (1971 - 1974)

Letterman Purcell High School Track (1972 - 1974)

2 way starter on 1972 ( 13 - 1 ) Purcell Class A State Champion Football Team

Starter on (1972 - 1973) PHS Basketball Team

State Track Meet Qualifier (1973 and 1974)

Co-Captain and 2 way starter on the 1973 Co-District Champion (8 - 1 - 1) PHS Football Team

All District A-6 Football Team as a Wide Receiver

Starter on (1973 - 1974) Class 2A State Champion Basketball Team

Member of 1974 Class 2A Regional Track Champions who placed 5th at the State Meet that year

Will always be remembered in PHS Sports History for the unbelievable 3rd leg of a mile relay that he ran (51.3) at the 1974 Regionals at Pauls Valley. Mike got the baton at least 15-20 yards behind the leader (Marietta) and proceeded to close the gap within 5 yards before handing off to Gerald Green for the final leg. Gerald would go on and catch the Marietta anchor by running a (50.1) which

provided another mile relay victory, and gave Bob Haley his first Regional Track Championship

Member of the PHS school record Mile Relay Team (3:26.1) set at the 1974 Class 2A State Meet

Accepted football scholarship to East Central Oklahoma State in Ada

4 year letterman East Central Oklahoma State Football Team.

3 year starter at Cornerback for the Tigers who also started the last 3 games of his Freshman year

Accumulated 131 total tackles, 11 interceptions, and 32 passes broken up during his East Central career

Also lettered in Track at East Central as Mike ran on the 440 yard relay team as a Senior

Graduate East Central Oklahoma State University (B.S. Environmental Science)

Named as a Wide Receiver on the 1970's PHS All-Decade Football Team by Purcell Football Alumni

Named as a Wide Receiver on the All-Century (1900 -1999) PHS Football Team by Purcell Football Alumni

Recognized by his friends and teammates as the one of the greatest and most unassuming PHS athletes of all time