Pryor earned All-American first-team honors from The NFL Draft Report and second-team accolades from Athlon Sports…The All-American Athletic Conference first-team choice started all 12 games he appeared in, missing the Memphis contest due to a team rules violation…Finished third on the team with 75 tackles (54 solos) that included 5.5 stops for losses of 15 yards…Advanced a fumble recovery 22 yards and caused two fumbles…Had three interceptions for 26 yards in returns and four pass deflections…His first pass theft for the 2013 campaign was returned 26 yards, as he also caused a fumble and posted eight tackles (7 solos) with a stop-for-loss vs. Eastern Kentucky…Broke up a pair of third down passes and was in on five hits vs. Kentucky…Registered a career-high 14 tackles (11 solos) with a stop behind the line of scrimmage and an interception that set up a touchdown drive vs. Rutgers…Followed with an 11-tackle performance while delivering his third interception for the year vs. Central Florida…Posted 12 tackles (8 solos) with a pair of stops-for-loss vs. Cincinnati and closed out his career with six solo tackles in a win over Miami in the Russell Athletic Bowl.
Named to the Sophomore All-American Team by The NFL Draft Report, Pryor received All-Big East Conference honors during his first season as a full-time starter…The free safety finished second on the team with a career-high 100 tackles, adding a 17-yard sack and 2.5 stops for losses of 23 yards…Advanced a fumble recovery 5 yards and led the league while ranking sixth nationally with five forced fumbles…Intercepted two passes for 10 yards in returns and deflected five other tosses…Opened the season by causing two fumbles and posting nine tackles (7 solos) vs. Kentucky, followed by another nine stops, along with an interception vs. Missouri State…Had his third nine-tackle performance vs. Southern Mississippi, causing a fumble while making a stop behind the line of scrimmage on a third-down snap…Had identical eight-tackle games the next two weeks, vs. South Florida and Pittsburgh…Broke up two passes and picked off another for a 10-yard run-back vs. Cincinnati…Made eight hits vs. Temple and eleven more (7 solos) in the Connecticut clash…Advanced a fumble recovery five yards, as Pryor delivered seven tackles with two pass break-ups vs. Rutgers…Ended the season with six tackles, as he caused a fumble on a sack vs. Florida in the Sugar Bowl.
Pryor appeared in all 13 games, as the Freshman All-American selection (The NFL Draft Report) started seven contests at free safety, including Louisville's last six, as he recorded 43 tackles (31 solos) with a 20-yard sack, three stops for losses of 24 yards and five pass deflections…Gained 25 yards on a pair of interceptions, as he caused and recovered a pair of fumbles.
No injuries reported or games missed during his college career, but Pryor could not participate in the shuttle drills at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine due to a right toe injury.
4.58 in the 40-yard dash…1.58 10-yard dash…2.66 20-yard dash…34 ?-inch vertical jump… 9'-8" broad jump…Bench pressed 225 pounds 18 times…31 3/8-inch arm length…9 1/8-inch hands…75 1/2-inch wingspan.
Pryor attended Port St. Joe (Fla.) High School, playing football for head coach Vern Barth…Competed as a running back and defensive back…Considered a three-star by Rivals.com, he was rated the 31st-best safety prospect in the nation by that recruiting service…Rushed for 1,500 yards and seventeen touchdowns, adding fifty tackles while picking off six passes during his junior season, earning All-State first-team offensive honors and second-team for his defensive success…Also recorded six interceptions as a senior, closing out his career with 320 yards rushing vs. Interlachen High, followed by 250 vs. Franklin County, as he reversed the honors from the previous season with first-team All-State on defense and second-team offensive accolades coming his way…Closed out his gridiron career by playing in the North-South All-Star game…Also excelled in basket-ball, playing point guard as a junior…Averaged 12.0 points and eight assists as the Tiger Sharks reached the Class 2-A Final Four…The previous season, he had averaged double-figure scoring as a sophomore…Also played baseball for the first time as a senior, hitting nearly .400 and was a catalyst both offensively and defensively in center field, as the Tiger Sharks reached the Region 1 2-A finals.
Pryor is a Communications major…Son of Monique Turrell and Calvin Pryor…Born 7/2/1992 in Port St. Joe, Florida.
Dave-Te' Thomas has more than 40 years of experience scouting for the NFL. With the NFL Draft Report, Thomas handles a staff that evaluates and tests college players before the draft and prepares the NFL's official Draft Packet, which is distributed to all 32 teams prior to the draft.