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Kelly Bryant Biography
Kelly Bryant is an American footballer born on 25th September 1996 in Calhoun Falls, South Carolina. He plays as a quarterback for the Missouri Tigers. Until 2018 he played for the Clemson Tigers until he lost starting position to Trevor Lawrence which led to his decision to transfer.
Kelly Bryant Age
He was born on 25th September 1996 in Calhoun Falls, South Carolina (22 years as of 2018)
Kelly Bryant Family
His parents are Deborah Bryant, mother, a surgical technician and Russ Bryant, father.
Kelly Bryant High School
He began his career at Abbeville High School, where he led the Panthers to a state championship in 2011 and a state championship berth in 2012. He transferred to Wren High School in the summer of 2013. He was unable to play during his junior year of high school as he was sick. He was vomiting blood and after an MRI, doctors found a large abscess blocking his lower intestine. The abscess was removed through an emergency surgery.
He threw for 2,800 yards and 28 touchdowns along with 1,200 yards and 19 touchdowns on the ground during his junior season. He set school’s record throwing for 3,579 yards and 41 touchdowns with 720 yards and 14 touchdowns rushing.
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Kelly Bryant College
He spent his first two years as a backup at Clemson. During the two years, he completed 13 of 19 passes for 75 yards with a touchdown and interception. He also had 178 rushing yards over 35 carries with three touchdowns.
During the opening of the 2017 season Bryant was named as the quarterback after Wilson left for the 2017 NFL Draft.
He led the Tigers to the 2017 ACC championship, and a spot in the 2017 college football playoffs, losing to eventual national champion Alabama in the Sugar Bowl.
The 2017 Clemson Tigers finished the season with a record of 12-2. After Trevor Lawrence was drafted to the team as the new starting quarterback for the Tigers Byrant made a decision to transfer. He maintained his final year of eligibility, despite starting 4 games of his senior year, due to a recent change in NCAA red shirt guidelines which allows a player to participate in any four games of a season without penalty.
Kelly Bryant Missouri
On 4th December 2018 He took to Twitter to announce his decision to transfer to Missouri. He read the poem “The Test of a Man,” which details overcoming adversity, over a montage of game highlights and workouts, with the hashtag #ShowMe.
(@KellyB125) December 5, 2018
On 3rd December he had an in-home visit with Missouri head coach Barry Odom and offensive coordinator Derek Dooley as part of a last-ditch effort to secure his commitment to the program.