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Pitt linebacker Bradley has surgery, may miss spring practice

| Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, 9:48 a.m.
Philip G. Pavely | Trib Total Media
Pitt linebacker Bam Bradley practices Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, on the South Side.
Chaz Palla | Trib Total Media
Pitt's Tyrique Jarrett (54) and Bam Bradley tackle Akron running back Conor Hundley for a loss in the third quarter Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, in Akron, Ohio.

Pitt outside linebacker Bam Bradley, who played in all 13 games last season, had shoulder surgery after the season and might miss spring practice, the Tribune-Review has learned.

Bradley, a junior, is expected to recover in time for training camp in August.

Last season, he started five of the first six games while sharing an outside linebacker position with Mike Caprara, who started eight times.

Bradley (6-foot-2, 230 pounds) finished eighth on the team in tackles in 2015 while playing with the injury. He had 33 tackles (23 solo), five for a loss, three quarterback hurries, one sack and one forced fumble.

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