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Mike Pruitt

Michael L. Pruitt

Position: RB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 222 lbs.

Born: April 3, 1954 in Chicago, IL
High School: Wendell Phillips
College: Purdue   (school history)    (Pruitt college stats)
Drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 1st round (7th overall) of the 1976 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 60 (932nd overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 12, 2016 10:25AM
All-Time Rank: #572. Ordell Braase… #573. Dana Stubblefield… #574. Ken O'Brien… #575. MIKE PRUITT… #576. Sonny Jurgensen… #577. Terrell Owens… #578. Reggie Williams… 

Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1976 22 CLE rb 43 13 2 52 138 0 18 2.7 10.6 4.0 8 26 3.3 0 15 0.6 2.0 164 0 4 1
1977 23 CLE 43 13 0 47 205 1 21 4.4 15.8 3.6 3 12 4.0 0 6 0.2 0.9 217 1 1 2
1978 24 CLE FB 43 16 9 135 560 5 71 4.1 35.0 8.4 20 112 5.6 0 15 1.3 7.0 672 5 3 5
1979* 25 CLE FB 43 16 16 264 1294 9 77 4.9 80.9 16.5 41 372 9.1 2 50 2.6 23.3 1666 11 6 14
1980* 26 CLE FB 43 16 16 249 1034 6 56 4.2 64.6 15.6 63 471 7.5 0 28 3.9 29.4 1505 6 9 13
1981 27 CLE FB 43 16 15 247 1103 7 21 4.5 68.9 15.4 63 442 7.0 1 21 3.9 27.6 1545 8 5 9
1982 28 CLE FB 43 9 9 143 516 3 17 3.6 57.3 15.9 22 140 6.4 0 13 2.4 15.6 656 3 4 7
1983 29 CLE RB 43 15 14 293 1184 10 27 4.0 78.9 19.5 30 157 5.2 2 21 2.0 10.5 1341 12 4 10
1984 30 CLE rb 43 10 7 163 506 6 14 3.1 50.6 16.3 5 29 5.8 0 9 0.5 2.9 535 6 1 3
1985 31 2TM 13 10 112 390 2 54 3.5 30.0 8.6 7 43 6.1 0 9 0.5 3.3 433 2 0 3
KAN FB 43 9 8 105 366 2 54 3.5 40.7 11.7 7 43 6.1 0 9 0.8 4.8 409 2 0 3
BUF rb 33 4 2 7 24 0 7 3.4 6.0 1.8 24 0 0 0
1986 32 KAN FB 43 15 15 139 448 2 16 3.2 29.9 9.3 8 56 7.0 0 13 0.5 3.7 504 2 0 4
Career 152 113 1844 7378 51 77 4.0 48.5 12.1 270 1860 6.9 5 50 1.8 12.2 9238 56 37 71
9 yrs CLE 124 88 1593 6540 47 77 4.1 52.7 12.8 255 1761 6.9 5 50 2.1 14.2 8301 52 37 64
2 yrs KAN 24 23 244 814 4 54 3.3 33.9 10.2 15 99 6.6 0 13 0.6 4.1 913 4 0 7
1 yr BUF 4 2 7 24 0 7 3.4 6.0 1.8 24 0 0 0

Playoffs Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1980* 26 CLE FB 1 1 13 48 0 14 3.7 48.0 13.0 48 0 0
1982 28 CLE FB 1 1 8 19 0 7 2.4 19.0 8.0 3 17 5.7 0 6 3.0 17.0 36 0 0
Career 2 2 21 67 0 14 3.2 33.5 10.5 3 17 5.7 0 6 1.5 8.5 84 0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1976 22 CLE rb 43 13 2 6 106 0 30 17.7 270
1977 23 CLE 43 13 0 6 131 0 31 21.8 348
Career 152 113 12 237 0 31 19.8 9475
9 yrs CLE 124 88 12 237 0 31 19.8 8538
2 yrs KAN 24 23 913
1 yr BUF 4 2 24

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1976 22 CLE rb 43 13 2 0 4 0 0 0
1977 23 CLE 43 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
1978 24 CLE FB 43 16 9 0 3 2 0 0
1979* 25 CLE FB 43 16 16 0 6 0 0 0
1980* 26 CLE FB 43 16 16 0 9 3 0 0
1981 27 CLE FB 43 16 15 0 5 2 0 0
1982 28 CLE FB 43 9 9 0 4 2 0 0
1983 29 CLE RB 43 15 14 0 4 2 0 0
1984 30 CLE rb 43 10 7 0 1 1 0 0
Career 152 113 0 37 12 0 0
9 yrs CLE 124 88 0 37 12 0 0
2 yrs KAN 24 23
1 yr BUF 4 2

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1980* 26 CLE FB 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
Career 2 2 0 0 1 0 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1977 23 CLE 43 13 0 1 1 6
1978 24 CLE FB 43 16 9 5 5 30
1979* 25 CLE FB 43 16 16 9 2 11 66
1980* 26 CLE FB 43 16 16 6 6 36
1981 27 CLE FB 43 16 15 7 1 8 48
1982 28 CLE FB 43 9 9 3 3 18
1983 29 CLE RB 43 15 14 10 2 12 72
1984 30 CLE rb 43 10 7 6 6 36
1985 31 2TM 13 10 2 2 12
KAN FB 43 9 8 2 2 12
1986 32 KAN FB 43 15 15 2 2 12
Career 152 113 51 5 56 336
9 yrs CLE 124 88 47 5 52 312
2 yrs KAN 24 23 4 4 24
1 yr BUF 4 2 0

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1976 22 13 RB 16 121
1977 23 13 RB 28 100
1978 24 16 RB 97 49
1979 25 16 RB 233 87 5 5
1980 26 16 RB 187 59 9 13
1981 27 16 RB 203 56 14 25
1982 28 9 RB 84 7 23 65
1983 29 15 RB 206 56 12 30
1984 30 10 RB 90 43
1985 31 13 RB 55 65
1986 32 15 RB 62 62
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