Romby Bryant

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Romby Bryant
No. 84
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-12-21) December 21, 1979 (age 36)
Place of birth: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 191 lb (87 kg)
Career information
College: Tulsa
Undrafted: 2004
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
CFL status: International
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-WAC (2003)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Romby Bryant (born December 21, 1979) is a former Canadian football wide receiver. Bryant spent the majority of his professional career playing for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at Tulsa. He graduated from Western Heights High School in Oklahoma City in 1999.

Bryant was also a member of the Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens and Toronto Argonauts.[1]

Professional career[edit]

NFL[edit]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Bryant went undrafted during the 2004 NFL Draft; becoming a free-agent. He was a member of the Arizona Cardinals in 2004.

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

He did not receive any playing time with them. He made the 53 man roster with the Atlanta Falcons for the 2005 NFL season, appearing in 3 games, but making no catches.

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

He spend the 2006 and 2007 NFL seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, but did not appear in any regular season games during those two seasons.

CFL[edit]

First stint for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers[edit]

Following 3 seasons in the NFL, Bryant went north of the border signing with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. Bryant had a breakout rookie season in the CFL, amassing 65 receptions for 1,206 yards (career high) with 9 touchdowns. Through the first 11 regular season games of the 2009 CFL season Bryant contributed only 20 catches for 232 yards with 0 touchdowns. On September 20, 2009 Bryant was traded to the Calgary Stampeders along with Arjei Franklin in exchange for Jabari Arthur and Titus Ryan.[2]

First stint for the Calgary Stampeders[edit]

Romby Bryant played in the remaining 7 games during the 2008 season, producing 27 receptions for 548 yards. In his first full season with the Stampeders Bryant had a career year. He set personal bests in receptions with 78 and touchdowns with 15; he also contributed an impressive 1,170 receiving yards. Bryant's next two seasons with the Stampeders were less outstanding, but still solid; averaging 53 catches for 655 yards over both seasons.

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

Romby Bryant spent one season with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. Catching only 8 passes for 91 yards.

Second stint for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers[edit]

Bryant returned to the Bombers for the 2014 season. He finished sixth on the team in receiving yards, totaling 317.

Second stint for the Calgary Stampeders[edit]

On April 13, 2015 Bryant signed a one-day contract with the Calgary Stampeders, allowing him to retire as a Stampeder.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ARGOS SIGN CFL VETERAN RECEIVER ROMBY BRYANT". Argonauts.ca press release. February 12, 2013. Retrieved February 12, 2013.
  2. ^ Tait, Ed. "Bombers trade Bryant and Franklin". Winnipeg Free Press. 
  3. ^ "Final Stamp: Romby Bryant retires a Stampeder". CFL. CFL.ca Staff. 

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