D. J. Bryant

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D.J. Bryant
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Bryant at Ravens M&T Bank Stadium practice in August 2013.
No. -- Free agent
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-03-03) March 3, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth: Baltimore, Maryland
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
College: James Madison
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Darrell "D. J." Bryant (born March 3, 1989)[1] is an American football outside linebacker who was most recently a member of the Edmonton Eskimos. He played college football at James Madison.

Early years[edit]

He attended Randallstown High School in Randallstown, Maryland. He was Most Valuable Player of the Baltimore City-County All-Star game.[2] He also was a two-time All-County defensive end and wide receiver at Randallstown High School.[2]

College career[edit]

He was selected to the preseason Second-Team All-CAA by Phil Steele in his sophomore season.[3] In his Senior season, He was named First Team All-CAA as a defensive lineman.[4]

Professional career[edit]

Houston Texans[edit]

On April 29, 2012, He signed with Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent.[5] On August 31, 2012, He was released.[6]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

On September 18, 2012, He signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to join the practice squad.[7]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

On October 9, 2012, He signed with the Indianapolis Colts to join their practice squad.[8]

New York Jets[edit]

On November 5, 2012, He signed with the New York Jets to join their practice squad.[9] On December 4, 2012, He was released from the practice squad.[10]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

On December 13, 2012, He signed with the Baltimore Ravens to join their practice squad.[11] On December 19, He was released from the practice squad.[12] On December 26, he was re-signed to join the practice squad.[13]


  1. ^ Satterfield, Lem (January 10, 2007). "Darrell Bryant, Randallstown, basketball". Baltimore Sun. Retrieved July 11, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "James Madison bio". jmusports.com. 
  3. ^ "Charm City players revel in JMU's big upset". explorehoward.com. Retrieved September 17, 2010. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Decker, Cameron headline All-CAA team". foxnews.com. Retrieved November 21, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Texans agree to terms with 21 undrafted free agents". houstontexans.com. Archived from the original on May 5, 2012. Retrieved May 3, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Case Keenum among Texans' roster cuts". houstontexans.com. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Shipley Sails Back into Town". buccaneers.com. Retrieved September 18, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Colts Cut CB King Among Many Moves". wane.com. Archived from the original on November 14, 2012. Retrieved October 10, 2012. 
  9. ^ "LB Bryant, RB Griffin Join Practice Squad". newyorkjets.com. Retrieved November 5, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Jets Sign 1, Release 2". jetnation.com. Retrieved December 4, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Ravens promote safety Omar Brown to active roster, sign D.J. Bryant to practice squad". baltimoresun.com. Retrieved December 12, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Harbaugh: 'We need to run the ball better'". carrollcountytimes.com. Retrieved December 19, 2012. [permanent dead link]
  13. ^ "Ravens re-sign D.J. Bryant to practice squad. Bryant was cut the following season, after not seeing any playing time, he was let go from the Ravens the afternoon of 5/19/2014 along with tight end Matt Furstenburg and defensive lineman Cody Larsen, the ravens made room to sign 3 other players,The team added running back Shaun Chapas, offensive guard Will Rackley and tight end Phillip Supernaw. Bryant is a free agent now,and looking to be signed by a new team that he can become a starter with.". baltimoresun.com. Retrieved December 26, 2012. 

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