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Michael Otero


Events: Tie-down Roping
Born: 3/29/1982 Miami, Fla.
Joined PRCA: 2003
PRCA Career Earnings: $362,621.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Foley, Ala.

2016 world standings place: 23rd
2016 earnings: $54,755
RNCFR qualifications: 2 (2005-06)
Education: Odessa (Texas) College and Troy (Ala.) University, majoring in general business

Professional
2017 Highlights

• Won the Will Rogers Stampede (Claremore, Okla)
Career Highlights
• 2016: Won the 136th Silver Spurs Rodeo (Kissimmee, Fla.), the Canby (Ore) Rodeo and the Wrangler Champion Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Spanish Fork, Utah)
• 2015: Won the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo, the Southeastern Livestock Exposition (Montgomery, Ala.), and the Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo (Garden City, Kan.). Finished 19th in the world standings with $64,861
• 2014: Won the New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo (Albuquerque); the Homestead (Fla.) Championship Rodeo; the Mid Winter Fair & Rodeo (Lafayette, La.) and the Georgia National Livestock Show & Rodeo (Perry). Co-champion at the 132nd Silver Spurs Rodeo (Kissimmee, Fla.). Finished 36th in the world standings with $33,237
• 2013: Won the 3 Bar A Rodeo (Tuscumbia, Ala.); finished 80th in the world standings with $13,659

• 2012: Won the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Days (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and the North Carolina Mountain State Fair PRCA Rodeo (Fletcher, N.C.), Sept. 13. Finished 55th in the world standings with $23,598
• 2011: Won the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo; the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Texas) and the Louisiana Southern Fried PRCA Rodeo (West Monroe, La.). Won the all-around and the tie-down roping at the Goliad County Fair PRCA Rodeo (Goliad, Texas). Finished 29th in the world standings with $32,732
• 2010: Did not compete 
• 2009: Won the Southeastern Livestock Expo Rodeo (Montgomery, Ala.) and co-champion at the Greater Gulf State Fair ProRodeo (Mobile, Ala.); finished 71st in the world standings with $16,388
• 2008: Earned $13,161 over Cowboy Christmas, finishing second at Lehi (Utah) Roundup, sharing first place in a round with Josh Peek and Tyson Durfey at the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo, sharing third in the average at the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede and finishing third in a round at the Greeley (Colo.) Stampede. Finished 29th in the world tie-down roping standings with $41,406
• 2007: Won the Black Hills Stock Show & Rodeo (Rapid City, S.D.) and the Cattlemen’s Days (Gunnison, Colo.) Rodeo. Finished the year 42nd in the world standings with earnings of $28,455
• 2005: Finished the year 57th in the world standings with earnings of $18,653
Amateur
Competed for Odessa (Texas) College and Troy (Ala.) University rodeo teams

Personal
6-2, 195 … Single; daughter, Vivien … Father, Rey, is a plant manager for Alabama Steel and mother Linda (deceased) worked in the Department of  Industrial Relations for the State of Alabama, in Montgomery; brother Peter lives in Atlanta … A fishing enthusiast, he has engaged in deep sea, freshwater and fly fishing … Favorite rodeos are Montgomery, Ala.; Fort Worth, Texas; San Antonio, Texas, and Pendleton, Ore...Comedies are his favorite film genre … Favorite book is the Bible … Credits Bill Stewart with “teaching me everything I know about roping”

 
 
 
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