MyCole Pruitt   #85 TE

Height: 6-2   Weight: 245   Age: 26

Born: 3/24/1992 South Bend , IN

College: Southern Illinois

Experience: 2nd season

High School: Kirkwood HS [MO]

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Draft 2015

Pick No.143

Selected By: Minnesota Vikings

Round: 5

Pick (Overall): 7 (143)

Pick Analysis: Named two-time first-team FCS All-American (2014 and 2013) and was a three-time first-team All-MVFC selection (2014, 2013, 2012). In 2014, posted school record 81 catches and finished with 861 yards and 13 touchdowns. Led all Division I tight ends in catches, yards and touchdowns. In 2013, finished third in the nation in catches and second in receiving yards for a tight end. Missed the final two games after suffering a fractured left tibia. Started all 11 games in 2012 and ranked fourth nationally in receiving yards for a tight end. Named honorable mention All-MVFC as a redshirt freshman in 2011. In high school was a three time All-Conference defensive end before becoming a first-team All-Conference tight end his senior season. Played basketball and volleyball in high school. Holds the school record for receptions (221) and receiving yards (2,601). Had at least one catch in 43 of his 44 games played. His first name is pronounced my-COLE.

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  1. Vikings pick Pruitt No. 143

    Published: May 2, 2015 at 02:06 p.m.

    The Minnesota Vikings pick Southern Illinois tight end MyCole Pruitt No. 143 in the 2015 NFL Draft.

  2. 2015 Combine workout: MyCole Pruitt

    Published: March 11, 2015 at 12:06 a.m.

    Check out the recap to Southern Illinois University tight end MyCole Pruitt's workout at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine.

  3. MyCole Pruitt runs fastest 40 of Day 1

    Published: Feb. 20, 2015 at 05:07 p.m.

    Flying under the radar before Friday, Southern Illinois tight end MyCole Pruitt ran the fastest time on the first day of the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine with a 4.58-second mark.

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