Martavis Bryant (born December 20, 1991) is an American football wide receiver who is currently playing for the Oakland Raiders. He played college football at Clemson, and was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
Secondary school profession
In secondary school, Bryant was a standout football player for two schools. He attended Calhoun Falls High School in South Carolina and exchanged to T. L. Hanna High School in Anderson, South Carolina prior to his senior year.He was named first-group all-state as a senior chronicle 70 gatherings for 722 yards and 11 touchdowns. He had 44 gets for 776 yards and six touchdowns as a lesser.
Considered a four-star select by Rivals.com, he was appraised the tenth best wide receiver prospect in the nation.After secondary school, he burned through one year at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Virginia in request to pass NCAAinitial qualification benchmarks
As a champion sprinter, Bryant kept running for the T. L. Hanna track team. He completed second in the 100 meters at the Regional Class 1 AAAA titles, with a period of 10.85 seconds. He likewise won the 200 meters at the 2010 Region 1-4A Meet, recording an individual best time of 21.46 seconds.
Green bean season
Bryant started attending Clemson University in 2011. Coming into Clemson, he needed to contend with future NFL players, Sammy Watkins, DeAndre Hopkins, and Jaron Brown. His first gathering was for 54 yards against Troy on September 3. The one week from now, he had his first profession touchdown, a 42-yard gathering while playing Wofford. His first vocation begin was against #10 Virginia Tech on October 1, 2011. He likewise played in his first bowl diversion, against #22 West Virginia in the Orange Bowl. In that diversion, he got 2 goes for 20 yards. He finished his first season with 2 begins in 14 amusements. He completed 2011 with 9 gatherings, 220 accepting yards, and 2 touchdowns.
After his first season, Bryant’s creation expanded. Against Ball State, he would have a 22-yard touchdown get, a 17-yard convey, and three kickoff returns for 69 yards. He would complete this amusement driving the Tigers with 108 generally useful yards. For the season, he would demonstrate little change, having profession highs with 10 gatherings, 305 getting yards, and 4 touchdown catches.He would lead the entire FBS with 30.5 yards for every a gathering.
His lesser season denoted the greatest year in his school vocation. While playing against #5 Georgia, he recuperated the amusement winning onside kick. Against North Carolina State, he had 6 gatherings for 73 yards.On November 14, against Georgia Tech, he had a vocation high 176 getting yards, on 5 gets, for 1 touchdown. In his second Orange Bowl against #6 Ohio State he had three gets, 28 accepting yards, and two touchdowns, denoting a profession high.He completed 2013 with 42 gatherings, 828 accepting yards, and 7 touchdown gatherings making his vocation aggregates, 61 gatherings, 1,354 accepting yards, and 13 touchdowns.
Bryant declared on January 5, 2014 that he would do without his senior season and enter the 2014 NFL Draft.
Leaving Clemson, Bryant was anticipated to be drafted anyplace from the second to fourth round by the dominant part of NFL examiners and scouts. Bryant got a solicitation to the NFL Combine and finished all the required join drills and positional drills for group delegates and scouts. On March 6, 2014, he took an interest at Clemson’s Pro Day and decided to just perform positional drills. He was positioned as the fourteenth best wide collector prospect accessible in the draft by NFLDraftScout.com and was positioned the thirteenth best wide beneficiary by NFL analyst Mike Mayock.
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 3 3⁄4 in
(1.92 m) 211 lb
(96 kg) 32 5⁄8 in
(0.83 m) 9 1⁄2 in
(0.24 m) 4.42 s 1.57 s 2.57 s 4.15 s 7.18 s 39 in
(0.99 m) 10 ft 4 in
(3.15 m) 16 reps
All qualities from NFL Combine
The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Bryant in the fourth round (118th in general) of the 2014 NFL Draft. He was the nineteenth wide beneficiary chose in the 2014 NFL Draft. On June 9, 2014, he marked a four-year contract with the group worth $2.659 million with $439,220 ensured and a $439,220 marking bonus.