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Finished his senior season with 40 tackles (30 solos), 5.5 TFL, a sack, 2 interceptions, 4 pass breakups, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery...his most memorable highlight came in BC's come-from-behind win at Virginia Tech when he recovered the onside kick that set up BC's game-winning touchdown at the end of the game...had 2 tackles (1 solo) in win over Michigan State in Champs Sports Bowl...recorded his first sack of the season and second of his career, causing a loss of four yards against Virginia Tech quarterback Sean Glennon in the ACC Championship game...finished with four solo stops...put together a two total tackle performance helping his team keep Miami to 281 total yards in his final home game, a 28-14 victory...achieved the 100th and 101st solo tackles on his career in game against Florida State...ended the night with two solo tackles and one TFL for two yards...the Virginia Tech fumble recovery (on the onside kick) marked the first of his career...also registered a season-high six solo tackles, including a career-high two tackles-for-loss resulting in six yards...got his second-career interception, also second on the season, and returned it for 30 yards in the 27-14 win at Notre Dame... ended the game with two solo tackles and a pass breakup as well...recorded his second forced fumble of the season in the first quarter against Bowling Green...also registered three total tackles (one solo)...had a solid defensive outing with three solo tackles, an assist and two pass breakups in victory over Massachusetts...put together a total of three total tackles (two solo), a pass breakup and his first forced fumble of the season, the second of his career, in win over Army...was third on the team in total tackles with 4.5 (four solo) in sound defensive performance at Georgia Tech...also provided 1.5 tackles-for-loss...combined for a total of two tackles, one solo, in game against NC State... registered four tackles, including three solos, in the season opener vs. Wake Forest...intercepted a pass in the fourth quarter that ended Wake's last hope of a comeback scoring drive.
Started 12 contests; missed the Duke game because of injury...had 48 tackles, including 34 unassisted stops...made 5.0 tackles for loss, broke up two passes and forced one fumble...had six tackles (three solo) including one tackle for loss in season opener against Central Michigan...made one tackle and had two pass breakups in win over Clemson...recorded five stops (four solo) against BYU...made four tackles (three solo) including one tackle for loss at North Carolina State...had two tackles (two solo) including 1.0 TFL against Maine...had a career-high nine tackles (six solo) including 0.5 TFL and one forced fumble against Virginia Tech...made six tackles (five solo) in win at Florida State...made two tackles (one solo) including 1.0 tackle for loss against Buffalo...had three stops (one solo) at Wake Forest...made two solo tackles against Duke...had three solo tackles against Maryland...made three stops (two solo) at Miami...had two solo tackles against Navy in the Meineke Car Care Bowl.
Played in all 12 games, making one start (Army)...registered 37 tackles (29 solos), two tackles for loss and two pass breakups...made six unassisted tackles in the season opener at Brigham Young...recorded six tackles, including three solo stops and one tackle for loss (for five yards), against Army; started in place of the injured Ricky Brown...registered two solo tackles, including one tackle for loss (for three yards), at Clemson...made four unassisted tackles against Ball State... registered four tackles (three solos) and one pass deflection against Wake Forest...made four tackles (three solos) against North Carolina State...made three tackles (two unassisted) at Maryland...tallied three tackles (two solos) and one pass breakup against Boise State in the MPC Computers Bowl.
Finished the season with 23 tackles (14 solos), four tackles for loss, one sack and one pass breakup...recorded one tackle for loss at Ball State, his collegiate debut ...made five tackles, including three stops and one sack, against Connecticut...made two solo stops, one assisted tackle and one tackle for loss (for one yard) against Massachusetts...notched two solo tackles and 0.5 tackle for loss at Notre Dame...made three tackles (two solos) against Rutgers...recorded one assisted tackle and one pass breakup at Temple...made three assisted stops against Syracuse...made two tackles, including one tackle for loss, against North Carolina in the Continental Tire Bowl.
Earned Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic as both a junior and senior at Brockton High School; was a two-time Brockton Enterprise Player of the Year...was a two-way standout for the Boxers; played running back and linebacker...rushed for 1,516 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior; ran for 1,100 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior...recorded more than 100 tackles in each of his last three seasons - 105 as a sophomore, 115 as a junior and 145 as a senior...made 24 career sacks and seven career interceptions...served as team captain in 2001 and 2002; was the first junior captain in school history...played for head coach Armond Colombo...also excelled on Brockton's basketball and outdoor track teams; earned All-League honors in both sports.
Tyronne L. Pruitt, born January 18, 1985...enrolled as a political science major in the College of Arts & Sciences...Tyronne is the youngest of Pamela and Timothy Pruitt's four sons.