Desmond Demond Bryant (born November 4, 1988) is an American football wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oklahoma State, where he earned All-American honors in 2008. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft and has earned three Pro Bowl berths and was a First-team All-Pro player in 2014.
Bryant was conceived in Galveston County, Texas, yet in the end moved to Lufkin, Texas, where he attended Lufkin High School. While at Lufkin High School, he played high school football for the Panthers football group. As a lesser, he got 48 goes for 1,025 yards and 16 touchdowns. Bryant driven Lufkin to a 14– 1 record, incorporating an appearance in the 5A Division II state elimination rounds, where they lost 46– 28 to Todd Dodge’s Southlake Carroll.
In his senior year, Bryant had 53 gatherings for 1,207 yards with 21 touchdowns, and was an All-State determination. Lufkin completed the season with a 11– 1 record, in the wake of losing 38– 25 to Round Rock in the region round of the playoffs. After the season, Bryant took an interest in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl. He was likewise named an All-American by Parade and SuperPrep.
Bryant likewise contended in track and field, and was one of the state’s best rivals in the triple jump (top-hop of 14.17 m). Additionally a champion hurdler, he had individual bests of 14.56 seconds in the 110-m hurdles and 40.70 seconds in the 300-m obstacles. He was additionally an individual from the 4 × 100-m (42.62) and 4 × 200-m (1:28.35) transfer squads.
Viewed as a four-star enlist by Rivals.com, Bryant was recorded as the no. 9 wide beneficiary prospect in the class of 2007, and the second from Texas behind only Terrence Toliver. Recruited by various real projects, including most Big 12 schools, Bryant took official visits to Texas A&M, Oklahoma State, and Texas Tech, before focusing on the Cowboys. He was only the fourth Parade All-American to sign with Oklahoma State since 1985.
Bryant gone to Oklahoma State University from 2007 to 2009 and was an individual from the Oklahoma State Cowboys football team instructed by Mike Gundy. As a green bean in 2007, he completed second on the group with 43 gatherings for 622 yards and six touchdowns in 12 games. In an amusement against the University of Kansas Jayhawks, he set a school record for getting yards in a diversion by a first year recruit with 155. In the 2007 Insight Bowl, he recorded nine gatherings for 117 yards and two touchdowns in a 49– 33 win against the Indiana Hoosiers.
Bryant had an excellent season in 2008. On September 6, against Houston, he had nine gatherings for 236 yards and three touchdowns to oblige a punt return touchdown.On September 27, against Troy, he had six gatherings for 118 yards and three getting touchdowns. In the following diversion, against Texas A&M, he had 106 accepting yards, three accepting touchdowns, and a punt return touchdown.
On November 1, against Iowa State, he had nine gatherings for 171 yards and four accepting touchdowns. On December 30, against Oregon in the 2008 Holiday Bowl, he had 13 gatherings for 167 yards and a touchdown. He completed the 2008 season with 87 gatherings for 1,480 yards and 19 touchdowns, including two punt returns for touchdowns.
Bryant was ruled ineligible for whatever is left of the 2009 season on October 7 for disregarding a NCAA standing rule. He neglected to completely uncover his cooperation with Deion Sanders, a previous NFL player, to the NCAA. He was viewed as the best wide recipient in 2009 and a possible Heisman Trophy contender before the suspension. In three amusements, he completed with 323 getting yards, four accepting touchdowns, and a punt return touchdown.