6 Bruce Vieira
6 Bruce Vieira
Height: 5-7
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Pelham, N.H.
High School: Pelham
Position: RB

2011: Played in all 10 games at running back and slot receiver, starting in eight...Rushed 60 times for 244 net yards and four touchdowns...Caught 27 receptions for 228 yards and four touchdowns...Also had 10 kick returns for 161 yards and one punt return for 12 yards...Had season best 65 rushing yards on eight carries at MIT...Recorded season highs in receptions (5) and receiving yards (51) at Nichols.

2010: Played in all 10 games at running back, starting in eight…Rushed 43 times for 145 net yards and one touchdown…Caught 20 total passes for 208 yards and one touchdown…Had season high 10 carries for 44 yards at Plymouth State…Pulled down season best five catches in two different contests (M.I.T., Nichols) and season high 75 receiving yards at Endicott.

2009: Played in seven games at running back, starting in three…Missed the season’s final four games due to injury…Rushed 44 times for 200 net yards and two touchdowns…Caught four total passes for 33 yards… Also had four kick returns for 71 total yards…Season high 17 carries and 93 rushing yards vs. Salve Regina…Collected six total tackles (3 solo) on special teams.

High School: Vieira is a 2009 graduate of Pelham High School…Played football for four years for Coach Tom Babian and wrestled for two years for Coach Derek Warshasky…Captained gridiron squad during sophomore, junior and senior seasons…Football honors included: Team MVP (2005, 2007, 2008), Lowell Sun Player of the Year (2007), Four-time Lowell Sun All-Star, Three-time Eagle Tribune All-Star, Two-time recipient of “Mr. Football” Award…Amassed career totals of 4,000+ yards rushing, 1,200 yards receiving and 87 touchdowns…Earned third place in a Division II State Wrestling Meet.

Personal: Son of Bruce Vieira and Lorelei Judge…Major: Criminal Justice…Member of the Class of 2013.