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98  Myron Pryor
Myron Pryor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Eastern

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 310

Position:
Defensive Tackle

Experience:
3L


Two-year starter at defensive tackle ... Has a good combination of speed and power ... Appeared in 35 games, registering 23 starts ... Has 82 tackles in his career ... Best game as a Wildcat came in a win over Ole Miss in 2006, recorded two tackles, one sack, one interception, two forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery ... Career high is six tackles in a single game, and two sacks.

2007 (Junior): Registered a season-high four stops in Kentucky's win over Arkansas ... Matched a season-high with four tackles against Florida ... Played 12 games, starting 11, with a total of 27 tackles.

2006 (Sophomore): Played in 12 games, starting 10 ... Caused four fumbles, ranking in the nation's top 10 in that category ... Led the team in quarterback sacks with five ... Turned in a dominant performance in the win over Ole Miss, recording two tackles, one sack, one interception, two forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery in the win over the Rebels ... Had a career-high six tackles vs. South Carolina ... Notched career-best two sacks in win over Central Michigan ... Knocked loose a fumble vs. Georgia, setting up a touchdown in the win over the Bulldogs ... Earned game-captain role for the Louisiana-Monroe game ... Sustained a sprained foot at Louisville and had to miss the Texas State game.

2005 (Freshman): Played in all 11 games ... Started the last two games ... Tallied 13 tackles, with a season high of three against Florida and Georgia ... Collected quarterback sacks vs. Mississippi State and Georgia.

High School: Explosive defensive lineman who has been likened to former Wildcat and first-round NFL draft choice Dewayne Robertson ... Three-year starter at offensive tackle and in the defensive line at Eastern HS in Louisville, Ky. ... First-team all-state by the Louisville Courier-Journal and second-team all-state by The Associated Press as a senior ... Named to the Lexington Herald-Leader "Class of the Commonwealth" list of the top-22 seniors in Kentucky ... Selected All-Metro Louisville by the Voice-Tribune ... Given the Republic Bank Award for the top defensive lineman in Louisville ... Eastern's recipient of the Unitas Scholarship Award ... Senior year defensive stats feature approximately 30 tackles, with 10 tackles for loss and five fumble recoveries ... Also played running back in some short-yardage situations and scored one touchdown ... Second-team all-state as a junior by the Courier-Journal ... Helped Eastern to a 9-3 record as a junior, advancing to the second round of the state playoffs ... Two-year member of the all-district team ... Strength is noted by his top lifts, 390 pounds in the bench press, 585 in the squat, 270 in the power clean, and a state-record 690 in the dead lift ... An All-South Region selection by PrepStar ... The No. 7 prospect in Kentucky as named by Rivals.com and SuperPrep ... Coached by Lance Dudley ... "Myron is a naturally strong and gifted athlete," Dudley said. "He runs very well for his size and has surprising agility. One of his strengths is his football instincts; he knows how to find the football. He also takes pride in his technique." ... Two-year letterman on the wrestling and track and field teams ... Competed in the shot put and discus throw ... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Selected Kentucky over Indiana, Louisville, and Cincinnati.

Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. ... Son of Marylin Pryor ... Major is family and consumer sciences.

Pryor Career Statistics

Year	Position	G-GS	Tackles	TFL-Yds.	Sacks-Yds.	FR	FC
2005	Def. Tackle	11-2	13	2-17	2-17	0	0
2006	Def. Tackle	12-10	42	6.5-40	5-30	1	4
2007	Def. Tackle	12-11	27	0.5-1	0	1	0
Totals		35-23	82	9-58	7-47	2	4

Pryor Game-by-Game Statistics
2006

Opponent	Tackles	TFL-Yds.	Sacks-Yds.
at Louisville	1	0	0
Texas State	INJ
Ole Miss	2	1-2	1-2
at Florida	4	1-9	1-9
Central Michigan	5	2-15	2-15
South Carolina	6	0	0
at LSU	1	0.5-1	0
at Mississippi State	4	0	0
Georgia	5	0	0
Vanderbilt	2	0	0
UL-Monroe	5	1-9	0
at Tennessee	4	0	0
vs. Clemson	3	1-4	1-4
Totals	42	6.5-40	5-30

2007

Opponent 	Tackles 	Sacks-Yds. 	TFL-Yds. 	FC 	FR 	PBU
Eastern Kentucky	 DNP
Kent State	1	0	0	0	0	0
Louisville	2	0	0	0	0	0
at Arkansas	4	0	0	0	0	0
Florida Atlantic	0	0	0	0	0	0
at South Carolina	3	0	0	0	0	0
LSU	3	0	0.5-1	0	0	0
Florida	4	0	0	0	0	0
Mississippi State	3	0	0	0	1	0
at Vanderbilt	3	0	0	0	0	1
at Georgia	0	0	0	0	0	0
Tennessee	2	0	0	0	0	0
vs. Florida State	2	0	0	0	0	0
Totals	27	0	0.5-1	0	1	1

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