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Rated as a three-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals … Slotted as the No. 7 player in the state of Kansas and the No. 62 offensive guard nationally by ESPN … 247Sports lists him as the 11th-best player out of Kansas.

High School: Played for coach Randy Dreiling at St. Thomas Aquinas HS … Anchored an offensive line that helped Aquinas score at least 30 points on 11 occasions in 2018, with nine of those outings surpassing 40 points … Named all-state, first-team all-metro and the lineman of the year … Excelled as a run blocker and helped Aquinas log 4,584 rushing yards and score 61 rushing touchdowns on 570 carries in 2018 … Aquinas’ yards-per-carry average jumped from 5.9 during his sophomore season to 6.6 as a junior and 8.0 during his final high school campaign … Guided St. Thomas Aquinas to 23 wins over his final two seasons, including an unbeaten 12-0 title-winning season in 2018 … Helped the Saints finish as the Kansas Class 5A runner-up in 2017 … Also a baseball and track and field athlete … An honor roll student who completed 30 hours of volunteer service every year in high school … Chose Oklahoma State over Iowa, Kansas, Kansas State and others.

Personal: Born April 6, 2001, in Kansas City, Kan. … Son of James and Carolee Michalski … Plans to study fire protection.

Joe Michalski
  • OL
  • 6-4
  • 270
  • Overland Park, KS
  • St. Thomas Aquinas HS