Martavis Bryant is an NFL player currently playing for the Oakland Raiders as a wide receiver. He is also popular because he plays college football at Clemson University, where he won the 2011 ACC Championship. Bryant also won the 2014 Orange Bowl, the same year he was inducted into the professional league.
Martavis Bryant Bio (Age)
Bryant was born December 20, 1991, in Calhoun Falls, South Carolina, where he was raised by his mother, Roberta Bryant, who worked in a textile mill. His interest in soccer began in his childhood and he was an active member of the soccer team at his high schools – first at Calhoun Falls High School in South Carolina and then at T. L. Hanna High School in Anderson, South Carolina.
Martavis Bryant had a record of 70 receptions, 11 touchdowns in 722 yards as a senior, while he covered 776 yards as a junior, scoring 6 touchdowns and 44 catches. He is said to have spent a year at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Virginia, which helped him pass NCAA standards, and according to his mother, the school helped to take better care of him.
His Career History and Analysis
Martavis Bryant was admitted to Clemson University in 2011, where he continued to develop his high school football career. In his first season, he had to play against current NFL players like Sammy Watkins, DeAndre Hopkins, and Jaron Brown. He gave his first 54-yard reception against Troy on September 3, 2011, and a 42-yard touchdown reception the following week against the Wafford. On October 1, 2011, he started for the first time in a game against Virginia Tech and played his first bowl game against West Virginia in the Orange Bowl, where he caught 2 passes for 20 yards.
He finished his first season with 9 receptions in 220 reception areas and 2 touchdowns. In his second season, he played many more games than the previous year and recorded 10 receptions in 305 reception yards and 4 touchdowns. Martavis Byant also led the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of NCAA Division I with a registered reception of 30.5 per yard. His junior year is said to have been the best year in his college career as he improved in his games and scored more wins. Martavis ended the 2013 season with 42 receptions for 828 receiving yards and 7 touchdowns, bringing his total of receptions to 61, and 13 touchdowns for 1,354 receiving yards.
In terms of his career, Martavis Bryant was marked by many NFL analysts for the draft between the second and fourth rounds, and it proved to be true when he was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers for the fourth round of the 2014 NFL draft. He then signed a 4-year contract with the team on June 9, 2014. During his rookie season, the 2014 season, he made a total of 26 catches, 549 receiving yards, and 8 touchdown receptions while playing only 10 games and starting in only 3 games. It’s also known that he made 21.1 yards per reception, which earned him first place in the 2014 NFL wide receiver record.
This player did not participate in any game in 2016 as he was banned from playing for the entire year by the NFL for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. He returned to conditional reemployment in 2017 and participated in several games that ended the year with 50 receptions, 603 receivers, and 3 touchdowns.
Martavis Bryant was traded by the Pittsburgh Steelers for the Oakland Raiders on April 26, 2018.
Wife or Girlfriend, Is He Married?
Martavis Bryant has no wife, but he has a longtime girlfriend named Deja Hiott, with whom he has two daughters named Brooke and London, and a son named Kalle.
His Height and Other Facts
The player has a height of about 1.96 m and a weight of 91 kg. His complexion is dark, which is complemented by his black hair color and eyes.
The NFL star is known for his love of tattoos and is said to have many on him, including the NFL sign logo, which he says reminds him that he was drafted in the fourth round and motivates him to play better.
It’s also worth noting that the player gave up his last year in college to be drafted into the 2014 NFL.