Michael Pruitt
Michael  Pruitt

El Reno, OK

High School:
NE Oklahoma A&M

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 275

Defensive Tackle

Named to the Sun Belt All-Conference second team ... Pruitt has come on strong of late, having his best games against Sun Belt opponents ... An explosive leader for the Mean Green defense, he has 49 tackles on the season including five sacks and 12 tackles for loss ... He has at least one tackle for loss in each of the last five games, including two of those games which he had a career-high three tackles for loss ... Pruitt erupted against Idaho, registering three tackles for loss and a sack, to go with six tackles ... He is sixth in the conference and second on the team with five sacks and 12 tackles for loss ... His 10.5 tackle for loss against Sun Belt opponents is the third-best in the conference ... The senior recorded the team’s only safety of the season, a momentum building tackle against New Mexico State game that propelled the Mean Green to a 36-26 victory.

Earned a letter after playing extensively in all 13 games ... Played behind two-time Sun Belt Player of the Year Brandon Kennedy and still had 26 tackles including 10 tackles for a loss and five quarterback sacks ... In the New Orleans Bowl against Memphis, he had a season-best four tackles, including three tackles for a loss

Previous School/Personal
Was a first-team NJCAA All-American at Northeast Oklahoma A&M ... Had 87 tackles and nine quarterback sacks as a sophomore ... At El Reno High School, Pruitt earned honorable mention all-state honors as a linebacker ... Son of Marion and Nikki Pruitt... Born April 25, 1983.

North Texas Mean Green