The Bears went through a 45-minute scrimmage, prior to Meet the Bears event.
Third-year sophomore… Rangy, experienced, defensive back, listed No. 3 at down safety on post-spring depth chart… Made 19 tackles in 13 games played as redshirt freshman.
2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Played all 13 games, made one start, as safety and on special teams for 2014 Big 12 champions… Earned first collegiate letter… Totaled 19 tackles (11 solo) and one interception on season… Saw action at safety in nine of 13 games, played exclusively on special teams in other four… Recorded at least one tackle in 10 of 13 games… Made collegiate debut in season-opening win over SMU, made two unassisted tackles… Had three tackles in win at Buffalo in third game… Made first career start in win at Texas in fourth game, finished with two solo tackles… Had multiple tackles in wins vs. Kansas (eighth game) and at No. 16 Oklahoma (ninth game)… Made season-high four stops (three solo) in win over No. 9 Kansas State that clinched share of Big 12 championship and berth in New Year’s Six bowl… Made first career interception, third quarter pick returned 21 yards, in Cotton Bowl vs. No. 7 Michigan State.
2013 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility.
High School: Dual-sport football/baseball athlete for Cypress Woods High School in Cypress, Texas... Played defensive back under head football coaches Trent Faith and David Jones at CWHS... National position rankings among safeties: No. 34 by Rivals.com, No. 67 by ESPN.com, No. 72 by 247Sports.com... No. 7 defensive back listed on Dallas Morning News/SportsDay's State Top 100, No. 70 overall recruit... Other Texas top 100 listings: No. 66 by Rivals/Yahoo! Lonestar, No. 70 by Rivals.com, Waco Tribune-Herald Texas Top 100... Listed on Houston Top 100 by VYPE/Rivals publication... Named second-team 2012 All-District 17-5A as senior... Also punted and returned punts for Cy-Woods as senior... Led Cy-Woods to 9-3 record and 2011 DII area finals as junior... Named second-team 2011 All-District 17-5A as junior... Totaled 80 tackles and three interceptions in 2011... Baseball letterman at Cy-Woods.
Personal: Son of Mark and LaShonda Petties... Full name is Alfred James Pullom III... Born Feb. 22, 1994, in Birmingham, Ala.... Father played football at Alabama... Majoring in health, human performance and recreation studies.