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2015 NFL DRAFT

Bruce Irvin, OLB

School: West Virginia  |  Conference: BIGE
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 245 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
5252
2011 Season
Pass rushing specialist for West Virginia...Fourth Team All-American (Phil Steele)...First Team All-BIG EAST (Coaches, Phil Steele)...Ranks No. 5 in the BIG EAST in sacks and tied for No. 30 nationally...Ranks No. 7 in the BIG EAST in tackles for loss and tied for No. 40 nationally...Leads WVU in both tackles for loss (14) and sacks (7.5) for the season; also tied for the team lead with two forced fumbles...No. 4 on WVU's career sack chart (21.5).
2010 Season
Played in all 13 games ... selected honorable mention All-American by SI.com ... named second team all-BIG EAST by the BIG EAST coaches and third team by Phil Steele ... earned BIG EAST defensive player of the week honors for Maryland ... selected WVU's defensive player of the game for Maryland, USF, Louisville and Rutgers ... led the BIG EAST Conference in sacks and tied for No. 4 in tackles for loss ... major contributor on defense that ranks No. 2 in sacks and rushing defense and No. 3 in scoring defense and total defense ...used on more than 225 plays, including a season-high 26 against UNLV and at Louisville ... saw action on more than 15 plays in eight games ... finished with 21 total tackles, 18 unassisted, 14 sacks, one pass breakup and two forced fumbles ... posted multiple sacks in five games ... season-high four solo tackles against Maryland, including a season-high three sacks for 22 yards, a pass breakup and a forced fumble ... had an eight-yard sack against UNLV ... registered a two-yard sack against USF ... notched three solo tackles, including two sacks for 17 yards at Uconn ... collected an eight-yard sack against Cincinnati ... had three solo tackles, including two sacks at Louisville ... two sacks for 14 yards against Rutgers ... collected two sacks and forced a fumble against NC State in the Champs Sports Bowl.
High School
Played wide receiver for coach Ron Gartrell at Stephenson High School ... helped lead Stephenson to the semifinals of the 2006 5A state championships ... one of the seven players on his team to earn Division I scholarships.
 
Latest News
04/30/2012 - A closer look at the Seahawks' picks: Round 1/15 - Bruce Irvin, DE, 6-3, 248, West Virginia...League observers believe Seattle reached by taking Irvin here, but the Seahawks say they've got the best pass rusher in the draft. QUOTE TO NOTE: "The Lord knew it was all B.S., and he took care of it." -- Seahawks defensive end Bruce Irvin, addressing the latest incident he had in March back in Morgantown, West Virginia for disorderly conduct. Irvin said he recently got the charges dropped. - The Sports Xchange

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