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TE MyCole Pruitt
STATUS: Unrestricted Free Agent
6-2 | 245 lbs
COLLEGE: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS
HOMETOWN: SOUTH BEND, IND.
ACQUIRED: FREE AGENT - 2018
NFL EXPERIENCE (NFL/TITANS): 5/3
GAMES PLAYED/GAMES STARTED: 63/18 (PLAYOFFS: 5/2)
The Titans signed MyCole Pruitt from the Houston Texans' practice squad following Week 1 of the 2018 season. In his first two seasons with the club, he became an increasingly important member of the offense's tight end rotation, primarily excelling as a blocker. The 6-foot-2-inch, 245-pounder appeared in 31 games with 11 starts from 2018 through 2019 and totaled 15 receptions for 192 yards and two touchdowns. The Southern Illinois product was originally selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft and has also spent time with the Chicago Bears, Buffalo Bills and Houston Texans.
• In 2019, he played in all 16 games for the second time in his career and set a career high with 10 starts. He posted six receptions for 90 yards and one touchdown, and he added four catches for 28 yards in three playoff games (one start).
• In his first season with the Titans in 2018, Pruitt tallied nine catches for a career-best 102 yards with a touchdown.
• As a rookie in 2015, Pruitt saw action in all 16 games and grabbed 10 receptions for 89 yards.
• The name MyCole has a unique origin. Pruitt's mother's name is Colette. Cole means "people's victory" in Greek baby names. She named him MyCole for My-Victory. MyCole is his mother's victory.
• The South Bend, Ind., native was originally selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the fifth round (143rd overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.
• Waived by the Vikings on Nov. 8, 2016 and signed to the team's practice squad two days later.
• Signed by the Chicago Bears to their active roster from the Vikings' practice squad on Dec. 13, 2016.
• Waived by the Bears on Sept. 2, 2017.
• Signed by the Buffalo Bills to their practice squad on Sept. 4, 2017.
• Waived from the Bills practice squad on Sept. 14, 2017.
• Signed by the Houston Texans to their practice squad on Sept. 16, 2017.
• Signed by the Texans to their active roster from the practice squad on Dec. 5, 2017.
• Waived by the Texans on Sept. 2, 2018 and signed to the team's practice squad two days later.
• Signed by the Titans to their active roster from the Texans' practice squad on Sept. 10, 2018.