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Ronnie Prude

Ronnie Prude
Prude playing against the Cincinnati Bengals in 2006.
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Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-06-04) June 4, 1982
Place of birth: Shreveport, Louisiana
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
College: LSU
Undrafted: 2006
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 22
Interceptions: 2
Pass deflections: 6
Stats at NFL.com

Ronnie Edward Prude, Jr. (born June 4, 1982) is a former American football cornerback. He played college football at LSU and was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2006.

Prude has also been a member of the Atlanta Falcons, Sacramento Mountain Lions and Edmonton Eskimos.

Contents

  • College career 1
  • Professional career 2
    • Baltimore Ravens 2.1
    • Atlanta Falcons 2.2
    • California Redwoods 2.3
    • Edmonton Eskimos 2.4
  • Personal 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

College career

Prude played college football at Louisiana State. During his career he played in 52 games making 114 tackles and three interceptions. He earned a degree in communications.

Professional career

Baltimore Ravens

Prude was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as a rookie free agent on May 12, 2006. In his rookie season he played in 15 games and made nine tackles he also recorded two interceptions in 2006, returning one interception against the Saints back for a touchdown. The following year he made 13 tackles.[1]

An exclusive-rights free agent in the 2008 offseason, Prude signed his one-year tender offer on April 23. He was waived during final cuts on August 30.

Atlanta Falcons

After spending the 2008 season out of football, Prude was signed by the Atlanta Falcons on January 7, 2009. He was waived on May 15.

California Redwoods

Prude was signed by the California Redwoods of the United Football League on August 18, 2009.[2]

Edmonton Eskimos

On March 30, 2012, Prude signed with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League.[3] On August 10, 2012, Prude suffered a neck injury and had to be taken off the field by stretcher after being motionless for a couple minutes after trying to tackle former Saskatchewan Roughrider Terence Jeffers-Harris. [4] He was released by the Eskimos on April 18, 2013.

Personal

Prude is a cousin of former Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Anthony Carter and current Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne.

References

  1. ^ {http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/players/8014/career;_ylt=AoZnUX7Moa7ZI5D.c229jp3.uLYF}
  2. ^ "United Football League Signs 31 Players to California Redwoods' Roster". 2009-08-18. 
  3. ^ http://www.cfl.ca/article/esks-sign-pair-of-cornerbacks-one-linebacker
  4. ^ http://www.cfl.ca/article/eskimos-db-ronnie-prude-released-from-hospital Prude's neck injury

External links

  • Just Sports Stats
  • Edmonton Eskimos player bio
  • LSU Tigers bio
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