Calvin Pryor  

Height: 5-11   Weight: 207   Age: 26

Born: 7/2/1992 Port St. Lucie , FL

College: Louisville

Experience: Season









Draft 2014

Pick No.18

Selected By: New York Jets

Round: 1

Pick (Overall): 18 (18)

Pick Analysis: Played safety and running back as a Florida prep. Arrived at Louisville in 2011 and appeared in all 13 games as a true freshman -- started the final seven contests at free safety. Immediately made his presence felt, recording 43 tackles, five pass breakups and two interceptions with three tackles for loss, one sack and two forced fumbles. Finished second on the team in tackles in '12, starting 13 times and recording 100-5-2 with 2.5 tackles for loss, one sack and a team-best five forced fumbles. In '13, totaled 75-5-3 with 5.5 tackles for loss and two forced fumbles in 12 games. Had a three-game stretch of knocking opposing players out of a contest. Missed the only game of his collegiate career Nov. 23 vs. Memphis, as he was suspended for a violation of an unspecified team rule. Did not run shuttles or 3-cone drill at the NFL Scouting Combine (right toe).


Video Playlist

  1. Jets select Pryor with No. 18 pick

    Published: May 8, 2014 at 10:28 p.m.

    The New York Jets select Louisville safety Calvin Pryor with the No. 18 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.

  2. Pryor on Jets: 'That was the best visit I had'

    Published: May 8, 2014 at 10:56 p.m.

    New York Jets safety Calvin Pryor explains why he thinks the Jets drafted him and talks about the conversation he had with head coach Rex Ryan.

  3. Calvin Pryor: 'I've been known as a big hitter'

    Published: March 14, 2014 at 08:16 p.m.

    Top safety prospect Calvin Pryor sits down with Charles Davis and Daniel Jeremiah to talk about the process leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft.

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