1   Joe Bruce
Joe Bruce


Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School:
Bridgton (Maine) Academy

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 174

Wide Receiver

Will compete for playing time at wide receiver.

2001: Did not see any game action.

Before UMass: Played one year for coach Rick Marcella at Bridgton Academy in North Bridgton, Maine ? Previously played for coach George Smith at St. Thomas Aquinas High School ? Led St. Thomas Aquinas to an overall record of 49-6 during his four years, including state championships during his sophomore and senior seasons ? Named MVP of the state championship game during senior year, after catching five passes for 173 yards ? Totaled 48 receptions for 687 yards and eight touchdowns in senior season ? Had 104 career receptions for 1,562 yards and 16 scores ? Earned All-State and All-County honors during junior and senior years.

Personal: Full name is Joseph Bruce ? Son of Karetha Bruce ? Born September 17, 1981, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. ? Brother, Isaac, plays wide receiver for the St. Louis Rams ? Attended the same high school as UMass senior wide receiver Adrian Zullo, junior linebackers Jeremy Cain and Mike Ziccardi, sophomore linebacker Brandon Brudzinski and freshman tailback Justin Montgomery ? Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.


    Event Calendar

    July 25
    vs Gridiron Club Golf Event, Pine Hills G.C. TBA
    September 3
    at Florida TBA
    September 10
    vs Boston College 12:00 PM
    September 17
    vs Florida International TBA
    September 24
    vs Mississippi State TBA
    October 1
    vs Tulane TBA
    October 8
    at Old Dominion TBA
    October 15
    vs Louisiana Tech TBA
    October 22
    at South Carolina TBA
    October 29
    vs Wagner TBA
    November 5
    at Troy TBA
    November 19
    at BYU TBA
    November 26
    at Hawai'i TBA
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