- Bud Pruitt
Bud  Pruitt


Theodore, Ala.

High School:
Theodore HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 255

Tight End



Was redshirted as a true freshman in 2009 ... saw his first action as a Blazer in 2010 ... after not seeing action last fall, Pruitt is expected to compete for playing time at tight end position this season. 2011: Did not see any action for the Blazers.

2010: Appeared in two games (vs. Memphis and Rice) ... did not record a reception ... named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2009: Did not see any action for the Blazers and was redshirted.

High School: Attended Theodore High School in Theodore, Ala. ... caught 20 passes for 225 yards as a senior in 2008 ... was a solid blocking tight end for a high school offense that focused on the run game ... selected first-team all-region by the Mobile Press-Register ... received Theodore's Coach's Award, given to the team's top player as voted on by the coaching staff ... an athletic player who also averaged double-figures for his high school basketball team ... cousin of Etric Pruitt, a 2003 All-American at Southern Miss and a defensive back on the 2005 Seattle Seahawks team that played in the Super Bowl ... named honorable mention Class 6A all-state by ASWA following 2008 season ... helped lead team to second round of 2008 Class 6A state playoffs ... coached by Bill Meredith.

Personal: Born Dec. 28, 1990 at Prichard, Ala. ... son of Joyce Randolph and Edward Pruitt Jr. ... major is mass communications.