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2012 Football Roster


William Pratcher

Class: r-Jr.
Position: RB
Height: 5-7
Weight: 206 pounds
Previous School: Cedar Grove
Hometown: Decatur, GA

Honors: 2011 – Earned the most improved running back award following spring drills … 2010 – Earned the most improved strength training award for running backs.

2012: Played in three games … Finished year with three carries for two yards … Played 19 total snaps with the majority of those coming on special teams … Saw action against Memphis, Troy, and ASU.

2011: Played in all 12 games and had five starts … Was second among backs with 345 total snaps while earning nine winning grades from the coaches … Led the team in rushing with 585 yards on 122 carries and two touchdowns … Also had six receptions for 67 yards … Rushed for 18 yards on four attempts at Purdue and also had 18 yards on the ground against GT … Had seven carries for 25 yards at Troy … Collected 80 yards rushing on just nine attempts in win over Memphis … Turned in his first 100-yard rushing game with 106 yards on 16 carries against WKU … Also had a 33-yard run against the Hilltoppers … Paced the Raiders with 125 rushing yards on 23 attempts and a touchdown at FAU … Led MT with 73 yards and a TD against UL to go with three receptions for 50 yards (long of 35 yards).

2010: Played in 10 games, including the last eight in a row ... Most of his 56 snaps came on special teams ... Earned four winning grades from the coaches ... Had 20 carries for 56 yards and a touchdown during the season ... Had three carries for five yards in his first collegiate game against APSU ... Also had three attempts for five yards at Louisiana ... Received three rushes for seven yards at Georgia Tech ... Had four carries for 19 yards and a touchdown against ULM.

2009: Took a redshirt year.

High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Named Class 3A First-Team All-State in 2008 ... Voted the State of Georgia Red Zone Player of the Year ... Earned Dekalb County Back of the Week honors six times his senior year ... Rushed for 2,010 yards (201 yards per game) and 20 touchdowns on 227 carries (8.8 yards per carry) as a senior ... In a game against Redan he tallied 293 yards rushing and three touchdowns ... Started the last three games of his junior year and tallied 490 rushing yards ... Played for Coach Ray Bonner, a former Blue Raider, at Cedar Grove.

Full Name: William McKinley Pratcher III ... Parent: William Jr. and Letitia Pratcher ... Born: 10/16/90 ... Major: Undecided.