Skyhawk Football | Michael Bryant - 71
|Year||2nd Year Senior|
|Height/Weight||6-5 - 310 lbs.|
2011: Saw action in 10 games for the Skyhawks … Played 176 downs … Graded out at 62.8 percent … Recorded 15 pancakes … Allowed zero sacks … Key member of a Skyhawk offensive line that only allowed five sacks on 793 total offensive plays … Skyhawk linemen enabled the offense to rank second in the OVC by averaging 34.6 points per game while averaging 427.2 yards per game.
2010: Saw action on the offensive line in five games (Jacksonville State, Eastern Kentucky, Lambuth, Austin Peay and Tennessee State)… The Skyhawks ranked 2nd in the OVC in total offense and 2nd in passing offense.
2009: Transferred to UT Martin right before the season started ... Saw action in eight games ... Played a key role in the offensive line's success ... The Skyhawks ranked 27th in the nation in rushing offense, 22nd in the nation in passing offense, 14th in total offense and 37th in the nation in scoring offense.
Before UT Martin:Signed out of high school to play for Vanderbilt.
High School: A three-year starter at LaVergne High School, where he played both guard and tackle positions before a permanent move to the left tackle slot as a junior ... Set the all-time LHS record with 29 pancake blocks as a senior in 2007, when he was named to The Tennessean's "Dandy Dozen" team ... Was named to the coaches' all-region team in 2007, also participating in the East vs. West Tennessee All-Star Game ... Helped lead the Wolverines to the 5A state playoffs in 2005 and 2006 ... Also played basketball and participated in the shot put and discus competitions in track and field at LHS.
Personal: Born on Feb. 9, 1989 ... Son of Stephen Bryant and Jennifer Bryant ... Majoring in Psychology.