Calvin Pryor

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Calvin Pryor
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Pryor in 2016.
No. 25 New York Jets
Position: Strong safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-07-02) July 2, 1992 (age 24)
Place of birth: Port St. Joe, Florida
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school: Port St. Joe (FL)
College: Louisville
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Total tackles: 129
Interceptions: 2
Sacks: 0.5
Pass deflections: 8
Forced fumbles: 1
Player stats at

Calvin Starlin Pryor III[1] (born July 2, 1992) is an American football strong safety for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Jets in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisville.

High school[edit]

A native of Port St. Joe, Florida, Pryor attended the local high school where he was a three-sport athlete in football, basketball and baseball. He played both running back and defensive back for the Tiger Sharks.

Considered a three-star by, Pryor was rated the 31st-best safety prospect in the nation.[2]

College career[edit]

Pryor attended the University of Louisville from 2011 to 2013. During his tenure, he accumulated 218 total tackles, including 11 for losses, two sacks, seven interceptions, and nine forced fumbles. He was a second-team All-BIG EAST selection as a sophomore, and a first-team All-AAC selection as a junior.

On December 29, 2013, Pryor announced that he would forgo his remaining eligibility and enter the 2014 NFL Draft[3]

Professional career[edit]

Pryor was selected by the New York Jets as the 18th pick of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.[4]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 11 18 in 207 lb 31 38 in 9 18 in 4.58 s 4.30 s 6.98 s 34 1/2 in 9 ft 8 in 18 reps
All values from NFL Combine, except shuttle and cone drill times from Louisville Pro Day[5]


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