34 Marcus Bruce
34 - Marcus Bruce
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
High School: Bakersfield HS
Position: DB
Experience: 3V
gp 13
tk 74.0
sac 3.5
int 1
ffum 3

Third Team All-Big Sky (2017)

2018 Season

  • Redshirted during the season after suffering a broken wrist during training camp.
  • Played in four of the last five games of the year.
  • Made 28 total tackles, including 17 solo stops and two tackles-for-loss.
  • Began his season with seven tackles at Southern Utah.
  • Ended the year with a season-high 11 stops against UC Davis, including a TFL.
  • Posted five tackles against North Dakota and Portland State.
  • Forced a fumble against UCD and had a QB hurry against PSU.

2017 Season

  • Named third team all-Big Sky as an outside linebacker.
  • Started 10 games and appeared in all 11 during the year.
  • Ranked fifth on the team with 57 tackles.
  • Led the team with four fumble recoveries which all came in consecutive games.
  • Started the streak with a 25-yard scoop and score at North Dakota.
  • Returned a fumble 25 yards at NAU the following week.
  • Dove on a loose ball in the win over Northern Colorado and recovered a fumble in the end zone in the victory at Cal Poly.
  • Finished the year with 60 yards in fumble returns and scored 12 points.
  • Had at least two tackles in all 11 games and finished with five or more six times.
  • Had a season high eight stops against Idaho and Weber State.
  • Added a sack against UC Davis and had four quarterback hurries and two pass breakups during the year.

2016 Season

  • Appeared in all 11 games during the season.
  • Started three games at rover and two at linebacker.
  • Ranked seventh on the team with with 45 total tackles.
  • Also had 2.0 tackles-for-loss and an interception.
  • Was credited with nine tackles against Cal Poly, eight against Portland State and seven at UC Davis for his three highest totals.
  • Had at least one tackle in all 11 games.
  • Intercepted a pass and returned it seven yards at Weber State.
  • Had a TFL against Cal Poly.

2015 Season

  • Appeared in 10 games as a true freshman where he primarily played on special teams and as a reserve safety.
  • Finished the year with six tackles.
  • Had two stops at Southern Utah, including a half-tackle for loss.

High School

  • Graduated from Bakersfield HS in 2015.
  • Named the Defensive Player of the Year by the Bakersfield Californian following his senior season.
  • Totaled a school-record 120 tackles, including five for loss, as a linebacker and rushed for 1,194 yards and 15 touchdowns as a running back.
  • He also caught a pair of TDs passes and threw one.
  • Was a four-year varsity starter at linebacker and helped the Drillers to a pair of Central Section titles as well as a state championship in 2013.

Personal

  • Majoring in communication studies.
  • Parents are Darrell and Christina Bruce.
Recent Games
Oct 26 at Cal Poly W, 38-14
Nov 2 #3 Weber State L, 36-17
Nov 9 at Northern Arizona W, 38-34
Nov 16 at Idaho W, 31-7
Nov 23 UC Davis W, 27-17
Dec 7 #18 Austin Peay L, 42-28
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 43 24
Assists 31 19
Tackles 74.0 43.0
Tackles per game 5.7 5.4
Sacks 3.5 2.5
Sack yards 36 27
Interceptions 1 -
Returned for touchdown 0 -
Fumble recoveries 1 -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 31 Southern Oregon W, 77-19 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Arizona State L, 19-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 Northern Colorado W, 50-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Fresno State L, 34-20 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 #22 Eastern Washington W, 48-27 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at #6 Montana State W, 34-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 #5 Montana W, 49-22 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Cal Poly W, 38-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 #3 Weber State L, 36-17 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Northern Arizona W, 38-34 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Idaho W, 31-7 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 UC Davis W, 27-17 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 7 #18 Austin Peay L, 42-28 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 31 Southern Oregon W, 77-19 - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Arizona State L, 19-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 14 Northern Colorado W, 50-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Fresno State L, 34-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 #22 Eastern Washington W, 48-27 - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at #6 Montana State W, 34-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 #5 Montana W, 49-22 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Cal Poly W, 38-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 #3 Weber State L, 36-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Northern Arizona W, 38-34 - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Idaho W, 31-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 23 UC Davis W, 27-17 - - - - - - -
Dec 7 #18 Austin Peay L, 42-28 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 31 Southern Oregon W, 77-19 - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Arizona State L, 19-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 14 Northern Colorado W, 50-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Fresno State L, 34-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 #22 Eastern Washington W, 48-27 - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at #6 Montana State W, 34-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 #5 Montana W, 49-22 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Cal Poly W, 38-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 #3 Weber State L, 36-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Northern Arizona W, 38-34 - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Idaho W, 31-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 23 UC Davis W, 27-17 - - - - - - -
Dec 7 #18 Austin Peay L, 42-28 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 31 Southern Oregon W, 77-19 - - - - - 0
Sep 6 at Arizona State L, 19-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 14 Northern Colorado W, 50-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 21 at Fresno State L, 34-20 - - - - - 0
Oct 5 #22 Eastern Washington W, 48-27 - - - - - 0
Oct 12 at #6 Montana State W, 34-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 19 #5 Montana W, 49-22 - - - - - 0
Oct 26 at Cal Poly W, 38-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 2 #3 Weber State L, 36-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 9 at Northern Arizona W, 38-34 - - - - - 0
Nov 16 at Idaho W, 31-7 - - - - - 0
Nov 23 UC Davis W, 27-17 - - - - - 0
Dec 7 #18 Austin Peay L, 42-28 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 31 Southern Oregon W, 77-19 - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Arizona State L, 19-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 Northern Colorado W, 50-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Fresno State L, 34-20 - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 #22 Eastern Washington W, 48-27 - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at #6 Montana State W, 34-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 #5 Montana W, 49-22 - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Cal Poly W, 38-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 #3 Weber State L, 36-17 - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Northern Arizona W, 38-34 - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Idaho W, 31-7 - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 UC Davis W, 27-17 - - - - - - - -
Dec 7 #18 Austin Peay L, 42-28 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 31 Southern Oregon W, 77-19 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Arizona State L, 19-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 Northern Colorado W, 50-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Fresno State L, 34-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 #22 Eastern Washington W, 48-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at #6 Montana State W, 34-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 #5 Montana W, 49-22 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Cal Poly W, 38-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 #3 Weber State L, 36-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Northern Arizona W, 38-34 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Idaho W, 31-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 UC Davis W, 27-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 7 #18 Austin Peay L, 42-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 31 Southern Oregon W, 77-19 1 - - - - 0
Sep 6 at Arizona State L, 19-7 1 - - - - 0
Sep 14 Northern Colorado W, 50-0 1 - - - - 0
Sep 21 at Fresno State L, 34-20 1 - - - - 0
Oct 5 #22 Eastern Washington W, 48-27 1 - - - - 0
Oct 12 at #6 Montana State W, 34-21 1 - - - - 0
Oct 19 #5 Montana W, 49-22 1 - - - - 0
Oct 26 at Cal Poly W, 38-14 1 - - - - 0
Nov 2 #3 Weber State L, 36-17 1 - - - - 0
Nov 9 at Northern Arizona W, 38-34 1 - - - - 0
Nov 16 at Idaho W, 31-7 1 - - - - 0
Nov 23 UC Davis W, 27-17 1 - - - - 0
Dec 7 #18 Austin Peay L, 42-28 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 31 Southern Oregon W, 77-19 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 6 at Arizona State L, 19-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 14 Northern Colorado W, 50-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 21 at Fresno State L, 34-20 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 5 #22 Eastern Washington W, 48-27 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 12 at #6 Montana State W, 34-21 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 19 #5 Montana W, 49-22 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 26 at Cal Poly W, 38-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 2 #3 Weber State L, 36-17 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 9 at Northern Arizona W, 38-34 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 16 at Idaho W, 31-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 23 UC Davis W, 27-17 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Dec 7 #18 Austin Peay L, 42-28 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 31 Southern Oregon W, 77-19 4 1 5.0 - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Arizona State L, 19-7 5 2 7.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 Northern Colorado W, 50-0 2 1 3.0 1 9 2 11 1 - - - - - 1 - -
Sep 21 at Fresno State L, 34-20 1 5 6.0 - - 0 - - 1 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 #22 Eastern Washington W, 48-27 2 3 5.0 1 8 1 8 1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at #6 Montana State W, 34-21 2 2 4.0 0.5 3 0.5 3 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 #5 Montana W, 49-22 1 1 2.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Cal Poly W, 38-14 2 1 3.0 - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 #3 Weber State L, 36-17 4 4 8.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Northern Arizona W, 38-34 5 2 7.0 1 16 1 16 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Idaho W, 31-7 4 2 6.0 - - 0 - 1 - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 UC Davis W, 27-17 4 4 8.0 - - 0.5 2 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 7 #18 Austin Peay L, 42-28 7 3 10.0 - - 1 3 - - - 1 26 0 - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2018-19 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2019-20 13 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 49 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 4 - - - - - - - -
2019-20 13 - - - - - - - -
Total 49 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2015-16 10 - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 - - - - - - -
2018-19 4 - - - - - - -
2019-20 13 - - - - - - -
Total 49 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 4 - - - - - - - 0
2019-20 13 - - - - - - - 0
Total 49 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 4 - - - - - - - -
2019-20 13 - - - - - - - -
Total 49 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - -
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2015-16 10 - - - - 0 .0
2016-17 11 - - - - 0 .0
2017-18 11 - - - - 0 .0
2018-19 4 - - - - 0 .0
2019-20 13 - - - - 0 .0
Total 49 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2015-16 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
2017-18 12 1.1 - - - - - 2 - - - 0
2018-19 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2019-20 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Total 12 0.2 - - - - 0 2 - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2015-16 10 3 3 6.0 .6 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 16 29 45.0 4.1 - - 2 2 - - - 1 7 - -
2017-18 11 29 28 57.0 5.2 1 9 2 11 - 4 60 - - 2 -
2018-19 4 17 11 28.0 7.0 - - 2 5 1 - - - - - -
2019-20 13 43 31 74.0 5.7 3.5 36 8 45 3 1 0 1 26 1 -
Total 49 108 102 210.0 4.3 4.5 45 14.5 64 4 5 60 2 33 3 -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 13 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
September 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
December 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 13 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 7 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - - -
December 1 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 13 - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 7 - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - -
December 1 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 13 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 7 - - - - - - - 0
Away 6 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - 0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 4 - - - - - - - 0
December 1 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 13 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 7 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - - -
December 1 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 13 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 8 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 7 - - - - 0 .0
Away 6 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 9 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 4 - - - - 0 .0
-
August 1 - - - - 0 .0
September 3 - - - - 0 .0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 4 - - - - 0 .0
December 1 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
-
August 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
December 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 13 43 31 74.0 5.7 3.5 36 8 45 3 1 0 1 26 1 -
Conference 8 24 19 43.0 5.4 2.5 27 4 30 2 - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 7 24 17 41.0 5.9 2 17 5.5 25 2 - - 1 26 1 -
Away 6 19 14 33.0 5.5 1.5 19 2.5 20 1 1 0 - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 26 17 43.0 4.8 3.5 36 7 42 3 - - - - 1 -
Losses 4 17 14 31.0 7.8 - - 1 3 - 1 0 1 26 - -
-
August 1 4 1 5.0 5.0 - - 1 1 - - - - - - -
September 3 8 8 16.0 5.3 1 9 2 11 1 1 0 - - 1 -
October 4 7 7 14.0 3.5 1.5 11 2.5 12 1 - - - - - -
November 4 17 12 29.0 7.3 1 16 1.5 18 1 - - - - - -
December 1 7 3 10.0 10.0 - - 1 3 - - - 1 26 - -