The team's most versatile and certainly the Blazers' most experienced offensive lineman, Truitt will be a key player in the trenches in 2007 ... having seen limited duty on Blazers' offensive line in 2004, he was a starter at right guard in all 11 games in 2005 ... can play center, guard or tackle ... listed as No. 1 right tackle entering fall practice.
2006: Saw significant playing time for the Blazers with action in 11 games ... starter in seven contests during the season, including the last three of the fall (UTEP, Southern Miss and UCF) ... was named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2005: A regular on the offensive front for the Blazer, Truitt started all 11 games at right guard.
2004: Played in a reserve role on the offensive line behind starting center Matt Batusic.
High School: Attended Hoover High School in metro-Birmingham ... named to The Birmingham News 2002 Class 6A All-State Football team ... tabbed to the All-Metro and Super All-State teams as senior ... in 2002, Hoover went 13-1 and won the Class 6A state championship ... was a three-year starter for coach Rush Propst and started 44 consecutive games for Hoover ... All-Metro and Class 6A All-State as a junior ... participated in Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic..
Personal: Born Dec. 11, 1984 at Valparaiso, Ind. ... son of Diane and Anthony Truitt ... major is history.