Maurkice Pouncey Speaker Profile
Center for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Maurkice Pouncey Biography
If life is but a dream, then L. Maurkice Pouncey is living a never-ending fairytale. However this life of a dream did not come easy, it came with hard workand dedication. Born L. Maurkice Pouncey on July 24, 1989, Maurkice knew of competitiveness from birth being the second born to (mother and father’s name), just a minute after his twin J. Michael Pouncey. The friendly supportive competition between the two kept each other focused on their own dreams of being successful football players. Life in Oklahoma was short lived and the family moved to Lakeland, Florida where he attended Lakeland High School in 2003. After helping his school win their third consecutive state championship his senior year in 2006, James would eventually go on to accept an athletic scholarship to the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida in 2007.
During the three years at University of Florida, Maurkice exceeded the expectations of many with maintaining starter status the whole duration at school, various recognitions including the Rimington Trophy for being the nation’s best center; making Gator history to be the first to receive this award at the university. Once Maurkice began eligible to enter the draft, He decided to forgo his senior to gamble on his talents in the 2012 NFL Draft. That gamble showed to be the best move ever made in Maurkice’s career. Maurkice was drafted in 2010 to the Pittsburg Steelers. In his rookie year, he started in all 16 games played at the center position, and was selected to the Pro Bowl. That same year Maurkice injured his ankle during the win and was not able to play in the Super Bowl. Whether on or off the turf, Maurice along with his brother Mike loves to give back in all ways possible. Both participated in a charity fundraiser for victims affected by tornado destruction in the southeast, Alabama being mostly affected. Gladly to have participated in such a helping cause to rebuild a state meant a lot for Maurkice because he was able to give back to those who lost all in a storm but are able to see a live for a brighter tomorrow.
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Steelers All Pro Center Maurkice Pouncey Making Appearance for Minor League Baseball's Altoona Curve
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 5:29 pm
Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey will be making an appearance in Altoona, Pennsylvania for the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league affiliate, Altoona Curve at 6:30pm on Friday, April 12th. Fans can meet and take photos with the All Pro center who is a favorite in Pittsburgh. Minor league baseball teams often use athletes and celebrities as special night promotions to get local...[Read More]
Pittsburgh Steelers Center Maurkice Pouncey Greeted Fans and Signed Autographs at the Southern Park Mall
Posted on 11 March 2013 | 4:56 pm
Football fans packed into the Southern Park Mall on Saturday for the opportunity to meet an NFL star. Fans lined up to meet Pittsburgh Steelers Center Maurkice Pouncey who hung around to sign autographs for the fans. As a freshman in 2007 Pouncey started 11 of 13 games for the Gators at right guard. He earned first team freshman All-American honors and was on the All-SEC freshman...[Read More]
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