TRANSACTION HISTORY: Signed by Denver as a draft choice June 3, 2014…waived Sept. 2, 2017…claimed by Chargers Sept. 3, 2017.
2016: Schofield opened all 16 games at right guard while also seeing action at left and right tackle... Opened at right guard vs. Ind. (9/18) before moving outside to right tackle in the first quarter... Started at right guard (54 snaps) and also played left tackle (13 snaps) at Cin. (9/25)... Opened the game at right guard and also played right tackle vs. Atl. (10/9). 2015: Schofield started all 13 regular-season games played and all three postseason contests at right tackle... Made his NFL debut and first start at right tackle vs. Min. (10/4). 2014: Selected by the Broncos in the third round (95th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft, Schofield spent his entire rookie year on Denver’s active roster but did not see any game action.
COLLEGE: Schofield appeared in all 52 possible games during his career at the University of Michigan, making 26 starts at right tackle and opening another 10 contests at left guard... Delivered 31 touchdown-resulting blocks for the Wolverines’ rushing attack during his three seasons (2011-13) as a starter... Named second-team All-Big Ten Conference from NFL Draft Report after starting all 13 games at right tackle as senior and helping the Wolverines rank second in the Big Ten Conference with just 17 sacks allowed on the season... Posted 67 knockdowns and 10 touchdown-resulting blocks during his senior campaign... Started all 13 games at right tackle for the Wolverines his junior year and tallied 84 knockdowns to go along with 11 touchdown-resulting blocks... Opened 10-of-13 games at left guard his sophomore year for the Sugar Bowl champion Wolverines... Blocked for a rushing offense that ranked second in the Big Ten (13th in the nation) with 221.9 yards per game and featured a pair of 1,000-yard rushers (Dennard Robinson and Fitzgerald Toussaint)... Appeared in all 13 games for Michigan as a redshirt freshman.
PERSONAL: Schofield attended Carl Sandburgh High School in Orland Park, Ill., where he was a three-year starter at offensive tackle... Allowed zero sacks as a senior team captain and was named the offense’s most valuable player while also pacing the defense with 83 tackles... Majored in physical education at Michigan... Earned the Wolverines’ Athletic Achievement Award during his redshirt season in 2009... Last name is pronounced SKO-field... Michael Ross Schofield III was born on Nov. 15, 1990, in Orland Park, Ill.