Football


Troy Pryor
Troy Pryor
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Chicago HS for Ag Sciences

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 220

Position:
LB

Experience:
2-2

2005: Joined the team in the spring of 2005 ... Member of UI squad.

High School: Was an original member of the football team which started in 2001...Helped lead the basketball team to a regional championship and once had 30 rebounds in one game ...Earned 10 varsity letters: three in football, three in basketball, two in track and two in baseball...High School football coach was Ken Bringe.

Personal: Full given name is Troy Pryor...Born March 19, 1985...Son of Adrienne Pryor...Cousin Ontario Pryor is a reciever at Eastern Michigan, cousin Tony Pryor is a linebacker at Indiana State and cousin Keith Pryor is a linebacker at Eureka College...Favorite athlete is Buffalo Bills running back Willis McGahee because "I watched him recover from his knee injury while I recovered from my knee surgery"...Says God most influenced his athletic career because He game him strength after blowing his knee out...Lists linebacker Dick Butkus as his Fighting Illini hero...Member of the Illini Powerlifting team and is an assistant for the UIUC Upward Bound Program...Majoring in Speech Communications...Plans to own his own athletic training facility after graduation.

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