2014: Hutchings figures to make an impact at inside linebacker as a sophomore in 2014. He dislocated his left elbow during 2014 spring practice.
2013: Hutchings showed promise while serving as a backup linebacker and played on special teams as a first-year freshman in 2013. Overall while appearing in all 14 games, he had 19 tackles. He had 2 tackles against Boston College, 4 at Arizona State, 1 each against Arizona and Notre Dame, 5 at California and 6 at Colorado.
HIGH SCHOOL: His 2012 honors included Prep Star All-American Dream Team, Max Preps All-American first team, USA Today All-USA second team, ESPN 150, Rivals 100, Scout 100, Orange County Register Fab 15 first team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Cal-Hi Sports California Mr. Football (the first linebacker selected since 1973), Max Preps All-State Division I Player of the Year, Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, San Francisco Chronicle All-Metro first team, Contra Costa Times All-East Bay first team and All-East Bay Athletic League MVP as a senior linebacker, running back and wide receiver at De La Salle High in Concord (Calif.). He had 113 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, 3 interceptions, 6 deflections, 1 caused fumble on defense, plus 53 yards on 11 carries (4.8 avg.), 2 receptions for 9 yards (4.5 avg.) and 3 kickoff returns for 142 yards (47.3 avg.) with a 99-yard TD in 2012. De La Salle went 15-0 in 2012 and won its third straight CIF Open Division state championship.
As a 2011 junior, he made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Underclass first team while making 56 tackles, 3 tackles for a loss, 2 sacks, 1 interception and 1 fumble recovery on defense and running for 88 yards on 14 carries (6.3 avg.) with 1 TD and catching 6 passes for 127 yards (21.2 avg.) with 1 TD on offense as De La Salle won the CIF Open Division state title.
As a 2010 sophomore, he made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Sophomore first team while making 53 tackles, 6 tackles for a loss, 1 interception, 2 deflections and 1 fumble recovery on defense and catching 9 passes for 106 yards (11.8 avg.) on offense as De La Salle won the CIF Open Division state crown. He was a 3-year starter.
PERSONAL: He is a communication major at USC.
GAME-BY-GAME WITH MICHAEL HUTCHINGS