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Devin Pryor's path to becoming a Nittany Lion was a vastly different one than the road the majority of college football student-athletes take. He attended high school in England, where his mother was stationed at the Royal Air Force Base Alconbury. Pryor was a dynamic prep running back, who had the opportunity to play football games in several European countries. Pryor is a hard-working athlete, who has made good progress in his bid to earn time in the secondary rotation or on special teams. His efforts in the weight room have helped him add 10 pounds to his frame since the start of the 2013 season.
2013 (Senior Season)
Pryor continued to improve and was a member of the scout team, but did not see any game action.
2012 (Junior Season)
Pryor continued to improve and was a valuable member of the scout team, but did not see any game action.
Pryor rushed for 2,965 yards and 35 touchdowns during his career at Alconbury High School, located on the Royal Air Force Base Alconbury in England. He was a two-time first-team All-Europe selection and team MVP as well as a three-time all-conference pick. Pryor was instrumental in helping the Dragons to the Department of Defense Dependent Schools-Europe Division III title as a senior. A four-year letterman, Pryor also played games in Brussels, Germany, Spain and Italy during his high school career. He was a football team captain and also lettered in basketball and soccer. Pryor was valedictorian, National Honor Society vice president and a member of the Principal's Honor Roll.
Full name is Devin Maurice Pryor. He is the son of Maurice Pryor and Mary Hartley, and has two younger sisters, Destiny Pryor and Sienna Hartley. His mother served in the United States Air Force. He enjoys playing video games, spending time with friends and family and traveling. He is majoring in energy business and finance and plans on pursuing a career in the advancement of alternative energies. Born March 19, 1992 in Riverside, Calif.