Bruce Figgins
# 89
Tight End - TE
Height: 6-4  Weight: 260
Junior
Previous Affiliations
   Shaw
Previous Experience
  2L
Hometown
   Columbus, Ga.
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Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications
Release: 08/22/2007
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Career Highs: 1 reception (5x), last vs. No. 5 Florida in 2008
*17 receiving yards vs. No. 5 Florida in 2008
*Long receptions of 17 yards vs. No. 5 Florida in 2008
*1 TD reception vs. Oklahoma St. in 2007

2009: Missed spring drills and fall season following January shoulder surgery.

2008: Appeared in 11 games making 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 decided to 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. Oklahoma 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 for UGA 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: Speech Communication.

Year

G/GS

Rec.

Yards

Per/Rec.

Per/Gm.

TD

LG

2007

13/1

3

24

8.0

1.8

1

11 UF/OS

2008

11/2

2

32

16.0

2.9

0

17 UF

Total

24/1

5

56

11.2

2.3

1

17 UF