Bruce Figgins
89 Bruce Figgins
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ga.

High School:
Shaw

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 272

Position:
FB

Birthdate:
12/07/1988

Experience:
3L

Career Highs: 3 receptions vs. No. 12 S. Carolina in 2011
*36 receiving yards vs. No. 12 S. Carolina in 2011
*Long reception of 25 yards vs. No. 12 S. Carolina
*1 TD reception (4x), last vs. No. 24 Auburn in 2011
*1 kickoff return vs. Idaho St. in 2010
*6 kickoff return yards vs. Idaho St. in 2010
*Long kickoff return of 6 yards vs. Idaho St. in 2010

2011: Selected to play in the East-West Shrine Game.
*Earned undergraduate degree in Communications Studies.
*Appeared in 14 games making eight starts.
*Caught a 15-yard TD vs. No. 24 Auburn.
*Hauled in three passes for 36 yards vs. No. 12 S. Carolina.
*Caught two passes for seven yards in spring G-Day game.
*Made move from TE to FB prior to spring practice.
*Recipient of the John A. Addison Jr. Family Football Scholarship.

2010: Appeared in 13 games making one start catching four passes for 27 yards and two TDs.
*Appeared at FB in AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. UCF.
*Hauled in a three-yard TD reception vs. Ga. Tech.
*Caught two passes for 16 yards and a TD and returned one kickoff six yards vs. Idaho St.
*Recipient of the Bill and Margaret Young Football Scholarship.
*Caught one pass for six yards in spring G-Day game.

2009: Redshirted after missing spring drills and fall season following January shoulder surgery.

2008: Appeared in 11 games with two starts catching two passes for 32 yards.
*Recorded one reception for 15 yards in win at Auburn.
*Started and caught one pass for 17 yards in loss to No. 5 Florida.
*Started vs. No. 22 Vanderbilt.
*Injured shoulder midseason but put off surgery to continue playing.

2007: Played in 13 games with one start with three catches for 24 yards
*Recorded first catch of career, an 11-yard TD, vs. Oklahoma St.
*Made Bulldog debut vs. Okla. St. becoming first true freshman since at least 1964 to start a season opener at TE for UGA and first true freshman to make a start since Shannon Mitchell in 1990 vs. Southern Miss

High School: Shaw, for coach Craig Fitts...Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2007 Super Southern 100 and Class AAA All-State...Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAA All State...Rivals.com No. 17 TE in the nation and No. 26 overall player in Georgia...Scout.com No. 22 tight end in the nation, No. 22 player in Georgia...SuperPrep All-Dixie Team... SuperPrep All-America and All-Middle Atlantic selection...Prep Star All-Region...selected to the 2006 GACA All-Star game...Columbus Ledger-Enquirer's All-Bi-City team and Dandy Dozen selection...selected to Macon Telegraph's Top 50...preseason AAA All-State by Georgia Football Magazine...had 13 catches for 199 yards and five TDs as a senior...11 catches for 183 yards and two TDs as a junior as his team claimed the 2005 region championship...helped lead his team to the GHSA AAA state championship and a 12-3 record in 2006...also won a region championship in 2003.

Personal: BRUCE FIGGINS; Born: Dec. 7, 1988; Major: Communications Studies.


Receiving
YearG/GSRec.YardsPer/Rec.Per/Gm.TDLG
200713/13248.01.8111 UF/OS
200811/223216.02.9017 UF
2009Did Not Play
201013/14276.82.1210 ISU
201114/879613.76.9125 SC
Total60/121617911.23.0425 SC

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