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PRO (10-3/1-0): Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant was drafted by the Steelers in the fourth round (118th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.
PRO (10-3/1-0): Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant was drafted by the Steelers in the fourth round (118th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.2014 (10-3/1-0):Martavis Bryantsaw action in 10 games with three starts during the regular season…saw action in the lone postseason contest…finished second on the team’s receiving touchdowns list as a rookie (8)…his 549 receiving yards as a rookie are the eighth-most in team history in a single-season for a rookie…inactive due to a shoulder injury Weeks 1-2…inactive Weeks 3-6.
COLLEGE: Appeared in a total of 37 contests, starting 13 games…caught 61 passes for 1,354 yards with 13 touchdowns, adding 338 yards on 17 kickoff returns and 17 yards on a reverse…his receiving average of 22.20 yards topped the previous NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision and ACC record of 21.96 yards by Herman Moore of Virginia (114 for 2,504 yards; 1988-90)…also set the school career record for yards gained per reception, joining tight end Joe Blalock (20.34 ypc; 38-for-773; 1939-41) and flanker Gary Cooper (20.145 ypc; 79-for-1,592; 1985-89) as the only Tigers to average at least 20 yards per catch…his 13 scoring grabs are tied for 10th on the school career-record list…teamed with Sammy Watkins in 2013 to combine for 143 receptions for 2,292 yards (16.03 ypc) and 19 touchdowns...the only ACC tandem to register more receiving yards in the same season were North Carolina State’s Torry Holt (1,604) and Chris Coleman (876), who totaled 2,480 yards in 1998…majored in community recreation, sport, & camp management. 2013: Earned All-American super Sleeper Team honors (most underrated player at each position) by The NFL Draft Report, as that scouting information service also named him All-ACC second-team, as the flanker also received honorable mention from the league’s media and coaches...started 11 of the 13 games that he appeared in, finishing second on the team with a career-high 42 receptions for 828 yards (19.71 ypc) and seven touchdowns, adding 36 yards on a pair of kickoff returns...also recovered an onside kick to seal the victory vs. Georgia...hauled in five receptions for a game-high 176 yards and a touchdown vs. Georgia Tech, earning ACC Receiver-of-the-Week honors. 2012: Appeared in 10 games as a reserve flanker…finished with 305 receiving yards, as his average of 30.5 yards was the highest in the nation for any receiver with at least 10 catches…converted four of his 10 grabs into touchdowns, as eight of his catches went for distances of 20 yards or longer…added 257 yards on 13 kickoff returns (19.77 avg.) and gained 17 yards on a reverse. 2011: Earned his first varsity letter, appearing in 14 games while earning a pair of starting assignments…caught nine passes for 221 yards, an average of 24.56 yards per catch, as he converted two tosses into touchdowns…also gained 45 yards on two kickoff returns.
PERSONAL: Prepped at Hargrave Military Academy (Chatham, Va.), playing football for head coach Troy Davis…was the top receiver for an offense that was quarterbacked by Doug Williams, Jr., the son of the former Super Bowl Champion…had five catches for 174 yards and two touchdowns in his first game, including touchdown catches from Williams that were 60 and 74 yards…attended T.L. Hanna High School (Calhoun Falls, S.C.), playing football for head coach Kenya Fouch…rated the third-best player in the nation by 247Sports.com during his senior season…member of the MaxPreps.com Top 100 List…rated 43rd by ESPN on their national recruit chart and Rivals.com regarded him as the nation’s 10th-best wide receiver…Scout.com ranked him ninth among the state of South Carolina’s high school prospects…rated ninth in the state by the Charlotte Observer…had 70 receptions for 722 yards and 11 touchdowns during his final campaign…played in the Shrine Bowl and U.S. Army All-American game after receiving first-team all-state honors from The State and the High School Sports Report as a senior in 2009…recorded 44 receptions for 776 yards and six touchdowns, adding 13 kickoff returns for 348 yards and a touchdown during his junior season…moved into the starting lineup during his sophomore season, producing 47 catches for 803 yards, eight kickoff returns for 208 yards, and eight punt returns for 107 yards…son of Roberta Bryant…Full name: Martavis Alexander Bryant.
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