Stanley Bryant

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Stanley Bryant
No. 66     Winnipeg Blue Bombers
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Bryant with the Blue Bombers in 2022
Born: (1986-05-07) May 7, 1986 (age 36)
Goldsboro, North Carolina
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusAmerican
Position(s)Offensive lineman
Height6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight313 lb (142 kg)
CollegeEast Carolina
High schoolGoldsboro
(Goldsboro, North Carolina)
Career history
As player
2009Denver Broncos*
20102014Calgary Stampeders
2015–presentWinnipeg Blue Bombers
*Offseason or practice squad only
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022
CFL West All-Star2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022
Career stats

Stanley Myron Bryant (born May 7, 1986) is a Canadian football offensive lineman for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He first enrolled at Elizabeth City State University before transferring to East Carolina University. Bryant attended Goldsboro High School in Goldsboro, North Carolina. He has also been a member of the Denver Broncos and Calgary Stampeders.

Early years[edit]

Bryant was a three-year football letterman for the Goldsboro High School Mighty Cougars.[1] He was named the Mighty Cougars defensive player of the year in 2003.[2]

College career[edit]

Elizabeth City State University[edit]

Bryant played college football for the Elizabeth City State Vikings in 2005.[1]

East Carolina University[edit]

Bryant transferred to East Carolina University as a walk-on to play football for the East Carolina Pirates in 2006.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Denver Broncos[edit]

Bryant was signed by the Denver Broncos on April 27, 2009 after going undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft. He was released by the Broncos on August 25, 2009.[3]

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

Bryant was signed by the Calgary Stampeders on June 16, 2010.[2] He made his CFL debut starting at right tackle on October 22, 2010 against the BC Lions. Bryant was a CFL All-Star and a CFL West All-Star in 2013 and 2014.[4] He was the Stampeders' nominee for the CFL's Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award in 2011 and 2013.[2]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers[edit]

Bryant at the offensive line during a game against the Toronto Argonauts in August 2015

Bryant was signed by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on February 10, 2015.[5] In his first two seasons in Winnipeg Bryant started in every game. On January 4, 2016, Bryant and the Bombers agreed to a contract extension.[6] He signed a one-year contract extension with the team on January 5, 2021.[7] On January 5, 2023, at age 36, Bryant and the Bombers agreed to another contract extension.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "78 Stanley Bryant". ecupirates.com. Retrieved August 30, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c "Stanley Bryant". stampeders.com. Archived from the original on October 7, 2014. Retrieved August 30, 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  3. ^ "Stanley Bryant". kffl.com. Archived from the original on December 4, 2014. Retrieved August 30, 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  4. ^ "CFL All-Stars 2013". cflapedia.com. Retrieved August 30, 2014.
  5. ^ FA15: Bombers add two-time all-star OL Bryant
  6. ^ Rosset, Mitch. "Winnipeg Blue Bombers lock up Justin Medlock, Stanley Bryant". Global News. Retrieved 2017-01-04.
  7. ^ "Winnipeg Blue Bombers agree to terms with lineman Stanley Bryant". BlueBombers.com. January 5, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  8. ^ Staff, TSN ca (2023-01-05). "Stanley Bryant Winnipeg Blue Bombers one-year deal". TSN. Retrieved 2023-01-06.

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