2012: Played in the first nine games of the season before being lost to a season-ending injury in his first career start against UTEP ... finished the game with a career-high six tackles incluidng a half sack.
High School: Earned Class A All-State honors ... Four-year varsity starter at linebacker and three-year at running back ... Was named the District Most Valuable Player in 2010 ... Earned First-Team All-Area accolades ... Rushed for 1,867 yards and scored 24 touchdowns as a running back in 2010 while posting 115 tackles, one interception and three sacks on defense ... Garnered District Defensive MVP in 2009 ... Earned Second-Team All-Area and Third-Team All-State honors his junior season ... Recorded 135 tackles, two forced fumbles and two sacks as a junior, while posting 1,087 yards rushing and scoring 15 touchdowns ... High school coach was Mark Stevens ... Also a member of the track team ... Competed in the triple jump and shot put.
Personal: Born on March 4, 1993 ... Son of Karen and Daryl Pulliam ... Sister, Kiara, is a shot putter on the UH track team ... Member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... majoring in sociology.
Desmond Pulliam's Career Bests
Tackles: 6, UTEP (2012)
Tackles for Loss: 0.5, UTEP (2012)
Sacks: 0.5, UTEP (2012)