2011 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated
on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility.
High School: Two-way all-state lineman won three straight state
championships at Daingerfield (Texas) High School... Played under head
coach Barry Bowman at DHS (Tigers totaled 44-3 record final three
seasons)... Rated No. 96 defensive tackle nationally by ESPN.com... Listed
No. 19 defensive end prospect in state by TexasHSFootball.com... Earned
2010 third-team Class 2A All-State honors by TSWA and second-team
All-East Texas by Tyler Courier-Times-Telegraph as defensive lineman
after helping Daingerfield to 14-1 record and 2A DI state championship...
Totaled 87 tackles, 19 for loss, seven sacks, four breakups, two forced
fumbles, one fumble recovery and one TD on defense as senior in 2010...
Named 2009 third-team Class 2A All-State offensive lineman by TSWA as
junior after helping DHS to 15-1 record and 2A DII state championship...
Credited with 42 pancakes... Totaled 58 tackles and two sacks defensively
as sophomore on Daingerfield's 2008 state championship team (15-1
record)...Also threw shot put on DHS track and field squad.
Personal: Son of Brenda Johnson and Donald Bryant... Full name is
Donald Wayne Bryant II... Born Sept. 10, 1992 in Mount Pleasant,
Texas... Majoring in general studies.