Dez Bryant

Desmond Bryant Sr. who is also known as Dez Bryant was born on November 4, 1988, in Galveston County, Texas. He is a prominent American football wide receiver selected by Dallas Cowboys of NFL (National Football League).  He was a college football player and played for Oklahoma State, where he was honored as All-American player, and in the first round, he was drafted by DC of 2010 NFL Draft.

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Bryant born in Galveston, but later he moved to Lufkin, Texas. He joined Lufkin High School and he played for high school football, as a junior player he passes 1,025 yards in 48 catches and sixteen touchdowns.  Bryant and his team members including defensive lineman McFarland led Lufkin team to a 14-1 record, and also the team appeared in semifinals in 5A Division II state. But, the team lost against Todd Dodge’s SC (Southlake Carroll).  After Lufkin finished the season, Bryant joined Offense/Defense All-American Bowl.  Bryant was also named as All-American by SuperPrep and Parade.


Bryant was enrolled at OKS (Oklahoma State University), and he became a member of the OSC football team where Mike Gundy was the coach. As a fresher, Bryant finished second with 43 receptions for six touchdowns and 622 yards in 12 games in 2007 season.  When the team played against UKJ (University of Kansas Jayhawks), Bryant set a freshman OSU record for receiving 155 yards.  In 2007, in Insight Bowl, when the team played against the IN (Indiana Hoosiers), he recorded nine receptions for 117yards and 2 touchdowns and won the game with 49-33.

In 2007, Bryant was honored with Second-team All-American freshman award, and in 2008, Associated Press, AFCA-Coaches, Sporting News, Walter Camp, Sports Illustrated and Pro Football Weekly honored Bryant with First-team All-American title.

Career Experience

In 2009, Bryant confirmed his interest to enter the 2010 NFL Draft.  Everybody believed that he will be the best wide receiver, and he will be the embattled by the DB (Denver Broncos) as they traded Brandon Marshal, a Pro Bowl Receiver to the MD (Miami Dolphins) before the drafting. Finally, Bryant signed a 5-year contract for the Cowboys for $12.05 million dollars, which is somewhat similar to Percy Harvin; he is a wide receiver for Vikings. 

On July 32, 2010, Cowboys gave number 88 jersey for Bryant, which is again similar to Michael Irvin, who was a Hall of Famer, and Drew Pearson the legend of Cowboys. Bryant caught his first NFL touchdown on 17th October 2010, on a 31- yard pass from the famous Tony Romo. But, at the end of the season Cowboys lost the game.   

On March 3, 2015, the Cowboys team positioned the universal franchise tag on Bryant, worth $12.823 million dollars. For $70 million, Bryant signed the 5-year contract with cowboys that include $45 million guaranteed money and bonus of $20 million for signing the contract.  

Personal Life

Bryant’s does not have a happy childhood, as he suffered a troubled upbringing as his mother gave birth to him when she was just a 15-year old. She was also arrested for possessing cocaine when Bryant was just an 8-year old.  Illyne Nash is the girlfriend of the Dez Bryant, he is not married to her, but they have two sons Dez and Zayne, and recently they have a daughter Isabella Rose Bryant.

Dez Bryant Salary and Net Worth

Dez Bryant a Professional American footballer has a net worth of $10 million and an annual salary of $1.335 million.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 4 Nov, 1988
Age: 31 yrs
Occupations: American football player
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Galveston
Education: Lufkin High School
Gender: Male
Description: American football player
Twitter Id: DezBryant
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Last Modified: Apr 28 2020
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