35 David Pratt
2008: Saw action in 12 games as a member of special teams. Appeared in all but the Western Michigan game. Made one tackle against Indiana State (9-20).
2007: Redshirted after walking on to the team in 2007.
High School: Team MVP earned Peoria Journal-Star All-Area honors as a senior. Helped the Bombers to an 8-0 record and Olympic Conference title as a running back and outside linebacker. Team advanced to the second round of the IHSA 4A playoffs. Gained 1,031 yards with 19 touchdowns in his final prep season. Earned all-conference notice as a junior after rushing for 983 yards and scoring 21 touchdowns. Football team totaled a 25-3 record in his four years. Received four letters as a member of the Bomber wrestling team. On the mat, garnered all-conference honors three times and all-state accolades as a sophomore. Named his team's most valuable wrestler as a junior and a senior.
Personal: Born Sept. 23, 1986 in Macomb, Ill. Son of Lissa Cullen and Robert Pratt. Victory Scholar holds a 3.539 GPA. Father played football at Monmouth College. Brother Bryan ran track at Illinois from 2002-07, and brother Ben ran track for Illinois State. Exercise science major enjoys fishing and admires Brian Urlacher, Cael Sanderson and mixed-martial artist Wanderlei Silva.