35 - John Michael Bryant
John Michael Bryant
Height: 6'3
Weight: 230
Year: Fr.-R
Hometown: Bartlett,Tenn.
High School: University of Memphis
Position: LB

2009 – Sat out the season with a medical redshirt after shoulder surgery

At Memphis: Transfer from the University of Memphis where he played in two of 13 games on special teams...Ole Miss: Made his collegiate debut on special teams in the season opener...Suffered an injury in the game and was held out of practice and the next four games...UAB: Returned to the field against the Blazers...Logged first career tackle on an assisted stop on special teams...Missed the remainder of the season after having an undisclosed surgery for an injury.


In high school: Played for Chris Wiley at Arlington High School...Helped his squad to a 7-4 record and a second place finish in Region 7-5A in 2007...Team advanced to the first round of the TSSAA playoffs in 2007...Lettered four seasons, working at linebacker, tight end and fullback...Named first-team all-region at tight end and linebacker as a senior...Was an honorable mention all-state selection at linebacker in 2007...Selected as a Commercial Appeal Player of the Week...Was a Shelby County Best of the Preps pick on defense as senior...Totaled 104 tackles and five receptions for 80 yards and two touchdowns in '07...Also averaged 37 yards a punt and had a long punt of 64 yards...Participated in the East vs. West All-Star Game...Was invited to participate in the AutoZone/Liberty Bowl All-Star Game...Also lettered in baseball and basketball at AHS. Personal: John Michael Allen Bryant is the son of Rod and Tracy Bryant...Born November 23, 1989, in Zweibrucken, Germany.