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MAX GRUDER ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PRO SCOUTING
Max Gruder was hired by the Eagles
during the 2019 offseason as the assistant
director of pro scouting. Prior to joining
the Eagles’ scouting department,
Gruder spent the previous six seasons
with the Miami Dolphins (2013-18).
Gruder joined the Dolphins in 2013 as
an assistant in the scouting department
and was promoted to a pro scout in 2014.
During his time with the Dolphins, Gruder
monitored personnel moves throughout
the NFL, evaluated pro players, managed
player databases, and served as an
advance scout for Dolphins’ opponents.
Before beginning his professional career
in scouting, Gruder enjoyed a four-year
collegiate playing career as a linebacker for
the University of Pittsburgh. Gruder played
in 52 games (39 starts) for the Panthers
and totaled 296 tackles, one sack, and one
interception. He was named second-team All-
Big East as a senior after leading the Panthers’
defense with a career-high 116 tackles.
In 2012, following his college career,
Gruder signed with the Atlanta Falcons as
an undrafted free agent and participated in
the team’s Training Camp and preseason.
A business major at Pittsburgh,
Gruder was twice named to the
Big East All-Academic team.
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