Bud Dupree deflates Tom Brady, registers first NFL sack
09/11/2015 12:01 AM
FOXBOROUGH, MA — It took just one defensive series for former Wildcat Alvin “Bud” Dupree to register his first NFL sack.
The Pittsburgh Steelers rookie deflated reigning Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady on the Patriots’ opening drive in the 2015 season opener on Thursday night to force a New England punt:
The Steelers would go on to lose to the Patriots, 28-21, but Dupree’s opening-game sack caught the attention of Big Blue Nation:
Bud_Dupree2</a> sacks Tom Brady for the first tackle of his NFL career!!! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/UK?src=hash">#UK</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BBN?src=hash">#BBN</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PITvsNE?src=hash">#PITvsNE</a></p>— KSTV (KSTV_Sports) September 11, 2015
Buuud Sack errrrrr!— Bradley McKee (@Bradley_Cn2) September 11, 2015
ALLLLLLLLLVVVVVVVIIIIIINNNNNNNN!!!!— T.J. Beisner (@Beisner_cn2) September 11, 2015
Welcome to the NFL Bud Dupree. Nice play. #BBN— jared lorenzen (@JaredLorenzen22) September 11, 2015
Wassup Bud— Ryan Flannigan (@33drippin) September 11, 2015
Ok Bud!— Dominique Hawkins (@Dhawk_25) September 11, 2015
Dupree, the No. 22 overall pick of the 2015 NFL draft, finished his first professional game with two total tackles.
The Steelers will have 10 days to rest and prepare for their next shot at their first win of the season against the San Francisco 49ers on September 20th.