Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2012: Enters the fall as Duke’s starting nose guard ... owns good agility and quickness ... could have a major impact this fall ... in 12 career games, has five tackles ... has played 177 career snaps ... co-recipient of the program’s Most Improved Defensive Player honor following spring drills ... in the post-spring weightlifting evaluation, led the team with a power clean lift of 352 pounds.
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 including a season-high 20 against Virginia Tech.
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.