Memphis to Rejoice Professional Soccer Corridor of Famer Isaac Bruce at Mississippi State Activity

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The College of Memphis will rejoice Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee and previous soccer standout Isaac Bruce during the team’s activity from Mississippi State on Saturday, Sept. 18 at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.
Prior to the game, Bruce will be signing autographs and having images from 12-2 p.m. at Tiger Lane, with a portion of proceeds likely to profit the Isaac Bruce Foundation Flight 300 Application.
The initially 10,000 enthusiasts at the video game will get an Isaac Bruce rally towel offered by FedEx Staff Credit Association. Gates open at 1:30 p.m. prior to the 3 p.m. kickoff. For the duration of halftime, Bruce will be honored with a recognition on discipline at the Liberty Bowl. Bruce’s number 83 will also be painted on the discipline to honor the M Club Hall of Famer.
Bruce arrived to then-Memphis Point out in 1992 after two seasons of junior college. He made an instant effects on the Tiger soccer squad, earning a starting up placement in the 1992 opener and hardly ever hunting again. Teaming with quarterback Steve Matthews, Bruce gave Memphis a person of the nation’s prime passing assaults, ending with 39 receptions for 532 yards and 5 touchdowns as a junior.
His senior marketing campaign set the stage for his qualified vocation, as he grew to become the 1st vast receiver in application history to submit a 1,000-lawn receiving time. He finished 1993 with a college-history 74 catches for 1,054 yards and 10 touchdowns and was the only vast receiver in Tiger record to publish 1,000 yards in a time until Anthony Miller in 2016. 
Bruce was drafted by the Rams in the second round of the 1994 draft and put in 16 seasons in the league, assisting the Rams establish into the ‘Greatest Show on Turf.’ The Rams have been the initial NFL offense to score 500 or extra factors in three consecutive seasons (1999-2001) and appeared in two Tremendous Bowls, saying a earn in Tremendous Bowl XXXIV. 
On his retirement, Bruce ranked as the NFL’s second all-time main receiver with 1,024 receptions for 15,209 yards and 91 touchdowns.  He was a 4-time Professional Bowler and experienced his number 80 jersey retired by the Rams. He at the moment ranks 13th all-time in receptions (1,024), fifth in receiving yards (15,208) and 12th in getting touchdowns (91). 
An honoree of the Memphis M Club Corridor of Fame (Class of 2011), Bruce is a single of 6 previous soccer gamers to have his jersey retired. His jersey was retired on Oct 4, 2003. 
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