Terrelle Pryor – A Professional Football Player Representing Jacksonville Jaguars as A Wide Receiver
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Who is Terrelle Pryor?
Terrelle Pryor is a professional American football player. He plays the position of wide receiver for his team. He is a free agent as of 2019.
|Terrelle Pryor Sr.
|June 20, 1989
|Jeannette High School
|Ohio State University
|6 ft 4 in
Terrelle Pryor was born on the 20th of June, 1989 in Jeannette, Pennsylvania. There is no much information about his parents or his personal life.
Terrelle attended Jeannette High School and then went to Ohio State University for further studies.
High School Career
Pryor played for the Jeannette High School located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. He achieved numerous feats during his time with the team. Pryor became the Pennsylvania Player of the Year for a total of two times. He also became the offensive player of the year for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Furthermore, he became the Parade National Player of the Year as well.
College Career of Terrelle Pryor
Pryor chose Ohio University among many other potential colleges. He played for his college from years 2008 to 2010. Pryor completed a total of 477 passes in his entire career and attempted 783 passes. He had a 60.9 % completion percentage.
Awards received during the college years:
Terrelle received the Hall Trophy as well as the PARADE National Player of the Year in the year 2007. Furthermore, in the year 2008, he received multiple awards like the Pete Dawkins Trophy, U.S Army All-American MVP, Big Ten Freshman of the Year, and All-Big Ten Honorable Mention. In the year 2009, he won the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Sportsmanship Award as well as the All-Big Ten Honorable Mention. Also, he won the Big Ten MVP runner-up and the Miller-Digby Award in 2010. Later, he won the Miller-Digby Award in 2011.
The Professional Career of Terrelle Pryor
Pryor was selected on the third round of the 2011 Supplemental Draft by the Oakland Raiders on the 22nd of August, 2011. He then signed a four-year contract with the Raiders on the 26th of August, 2011. He played only one game in his debut year. In 2012 season, he played 3 games with the Raiders and became able to start a game that year. In the 2013 season, he played a total of 11 games and started 9 of them. The Oakland Raiders traded Pryor to the Seattle Seahawks on the 21st of April, 2014.
However, he was released on the 29th of August. He signed a contract of a year with the Kansas City Chiefs on the 7th of January, 2015. However, he was released on the 5th of May that year. Pryor then signed with the Cincinnati Bengals on the 10th of May, 2015 but released on the 18th of June. He then switched his position to a wide receiver. The Cleveland Browns claimed Pryor off waivers on the 22nd of June, 2015. He was waived by the team on the 10th of September, 2015 and re-signed on the 2nd of December. He played a total of 3 games in the 2015 season with the Browns.
For the 2016 season, he played a total of 16 matches and started 15 matches. After his contract ended with the Browns, Pryor signed a one year contract worth $8 million with the Washington Redskins on the 10th of March, 2017. He played 9 games with the team and started 2 of them. He signed with the Buffalo Bills on the 30th of October, 2018. Later on the 30th of May, 2019, he signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Terrelle Pryor was stabbed on the 29th of November, 2019 in his apartment. He was in a critical condition because of his stab wounds.