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Dayon Pratt
OLB #58
East Carolina

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Signed by the Houston Texans as a college free agent on May 12, 2017.
Signed by the Houston Texans as a college free agent on May 12, 2017.

Played four seasons (2013-16) at East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C. after redshirting the 2012 campaign
Tallied 110 career tackles (62 solo) with 9.5 tackles for loss, four pass breakups, four forced fumbles and 2.5 sacks in 37 career games (11 starts)
Recorded at least one stop in 28-of-37 contests and registered multiple tackles 24 times

2016 (East Carolina):
Started all 10 games he appeared in
Earned program defensive MVP honors in 2016 after leading the team in tackles for loss (7.5), sacks (2.5) and forced fumbles (three)
Ranked fourth on the team with 61 tackles (34 solo)

2015 (East Carolina):
Saw action in six contests and made one start
Credited with 10 tackles (four solo) and his first career fumble recovery
Logged his first career start at Central Florida (11/19)

2014 (East Carolina):
Appeared in 12 of 13 games as a reserve linebacker and special teams contributor
Tallied 33 tackles (20 solo) with a team-best 18 stops coming as a member of special teams unit
Part of a Pirate defense that allowed just 32 fourth quarter points in American Athletic Conference action (outscoring opponents 109-32  
2013 (East Carolina):
Selected to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team  
Played in nine contests as a reserve linebacker and on special teams
Tallied six tackles (four solo) and forced a fumble

2012 (East Carolina):
Redshirted the season

Attended Calvin Coolidge High School in Washington, D.C.
A two-way standout for the Colts who played both defensive end and wide receiver/tight end
Senior squad was 8-3 and earned a berth in the D.C. Interscholastic Athletic Association championship game before falling to Dunbar 33-21
Coolidge posted a 4-1 league mark during final campaign
Named to the Washington Post All-Met Team (honorable mention) as a senior after hauling in 27 passes for 484 yards and nine touchdowns
Defensively, booked 62 tackles and totaled 6.5 sacks for 58 yards lost and a pair of multi-sack contests as a team captain
Played for head coach Natalie Randolph, a receiver for six years with the D.C. Divas of the National Women’s Football Association, and reportedly, the only female varsity football coach in the nation at that time
Rated by ESPN.com as the eighth-best recruit in the Washington D.C. area
Also ran track for Coolidge
Prefers the nickname of ‘Stickz’
Graduated with a degree in criminal justice in May 2016

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