CAREER: Lettered four (2011-12-13-14) seasons … played in 46 career games and drew 28 starting assignments, all consecutively to finish his career … totaled 68 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, 4.0 quarterback sacks, three pass breakups, one fumble caused, one fumble recovery and one quarterback pressure ... finished with 15 career games with two or more tackles, including a career-high eight stops against Wake Forest in 2013 ... booked a career-high 3.0 sacks in 2014 and added a personal-best 5.0 tackles for lost yardage during the season … played 1,538 career snaps … earned Academic All-ACC honors in 2014.
2014: Academic All-ACC selection … started all 13 games ... ended the campaign with 24 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss, 3.0 quarterback sacks, a career-high three pass breakups and a caused fumble ... had one or more tackle in 13 of 14 games and two or more stops in six contests ... booked a career-high two pass breakups against North Carolina … Credited with sacks against Kansas (0.5), Syracuse (1.0), North Carolina (0.5) and No. 15 Arizona State in the Hyundai Sun Bowl (1.0) … caused his first career fumble at No. 22 Georgia Tech, helping Duke recorded a road win against a ranked opponent in consecutive years for the first time since 1970-71 … on the field for 578 snaps.
2013: Started all 14 games ... finished with 33 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 quarterback sack and one QB pressure ... suffered broken right foot in the first half of the Chick-fil-A Bowl against Texas A&M ... had one or more tackles in all 14 games and two or more stops in nine weeks ... recorded a career-high eight tackles in the win over Wake Forest ... first collegiate sack came in the victory over N.C. State ... on the field for 638 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 left 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.
|Jamal Bruce's Career Stats|
|2011 Game Log|
|2012 Game Log|
|FIU||- DNP -|
|Stanford||- DNP -|
|N.C. Central||- DNP -|
|Memphis||- DNP -|
|Wake Forest||- DNP -|
|Virginia||- DNP -|
|2013 Game Log|