Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2013: Enters the fall as Duke’s starting nose guard ... explosive, fast-twitch interior lineman with good athletic ability ... has displayed flashes of play-making skills when healthy ... in 19 career games (1 start), has 11 tackles, 0.5 tackle for loss and one fumble recovery ... has played 322 career snaps.
2012: Played in seven games with one starting assignment ... lone start came in the Belk Bowl against Cincinnati ... missed the first six games while recovering from foot surgery ... finished the year with six total tackles and one fumble recovery ... on the field for 145 total snaps.
2011: Played in all 12 games ... recorded five total tackles on the year ... lone tackle behind the line of scrimmage came versus Virginia Tech ... on the field for 177 plays.
2010: Did not see game action.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Lettered four seasons at Callaway High School under coach Pete Wiggins ... listed as the 99th-best defensive tackle in the country by Scout.com ... helped team to four-year record of 33-14 with four state playoff berths ... guided squad to a pair of 10-win campaigns ... as a senior, posted 50 tackles, eight tackles for loss and five sacks ... had 55 tackles and eight sacks during junior season ... two-time first team all-region and all-county selection.
PERSONAL: Son of Gloria Bruce .. born September 3, 1991 ... majoring in sociology while minoring in education ... also pursuing a certificate in markets and management studies.