Mike Pritchard - Inducted 2007
After graduating from Rancho High School in Las Vegas, Pritchard attended the University of Colorado. During his career with the Buffaloes, he was an All-American as a senior and voted Team Most Valuable Player of the 1990 National Championship squad.
Pritchard was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the 1st Round (13th overall) of the 1991 National Football League Draft. He played three seasons with the Falcons, two seasons with the Denver Broncos, and finished his career with the Seattle Seahawks.
During his first three seasons in the league, Pritchard was the fifth fastest player to reach 200 receptions.
During his nine-year career in the National Football League, Pritchard played in 127 games. He had 422 receptions for 5,187 yards and 27 touchdowns.
He also provides time to his charity and business ventures. Pritchard worked with the homeless during his career in Denver and currently is involved with the Boys and Girls Club of Las Vegas. He is also involved in real estate ventures in Las Vegas and the surrounding area. Mike still makes his home in Las Vegas and can be heard on most fall Saturdays as the color analyst on the IMG Sports College for the UNLV Rebels football team. In addition to his keen eye on the stock market, Mike also makes frequent guest appearances on ocal radio during football season discussing college and pro football.
The Pritchard File
Born: October 26, 1969
Family: Dad (Eddie); Mom (Johnnie); Brother (Ron); Sister (Terry)
Claim to Fame: Pritchard was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the 1st round (13th overall) of the 1991 NFL Draft and played nine seasons in the National Football League.