Signing Day Quotes - Gary Patterson News Conference
Patterson speaks at morning press conference
Competition strong at the position
Two Frog student athletes tallied a 4.0 grade point average
2013: Played in all 12 games while making four starts ... had a 3-yard reception at Oklahoma State.
2012: Sidelined for the season due to injury.
2011: Appeared in 12 games, providing depth at the tight end position.
2010: Redshirted his first season on campus.
High School: All-State at defensive back by both the Texas Sportswriters Association (TXSWA) and Associated Press as a senior ... named the All-South Plains Defensive Player of the Year and an Academic All-State selection ... unanimous choice as the District Most Valuable Player as a quarterback and free safety his junior and senior years ... a TXSWA All-State pick at defensive back as well as at punt and kickoff returner his junior year ... the only sophomore to start on Snyder's state semifinalist team ... selected as the Defensive Newcomer of the Year ... named a Built Ford Tough Class A Player of the Week his freshman year ... also lettered in basketball and track and field ... all-district and all-region in basketball as a junior ... tabbed the All-South Plains and District Most Valuable Player ... regional qualifier in the 400, 800 and 1,600-meter relay his junior and senior years ... a state qualifier in the 800 relay as a junior ... named to the National Honor Society his junior year ... selected TCU over Texas Tech, North Texas and Tulsa.
Personal: Parents are Todd and Audra Bryant ... has two sisters, Britney and Brianna ... received his TCU degree in health and fitness science in December 2013.