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    T.J. Bryant
    T.J. Bryant

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Tallahassee, FL

    High School:
    Lincoln

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 185

    Position:
    CB

    Birthdate:
    10/09/1990

    Experience:
    3V

    CAREER: He has 32 career tackles.

    2011: Bryant will compete for a playing time at cornerback as a senior in 2011. He missed 2011 spring practice while recuperating from a 2010 shoulder injury.

    2010: Bryant was a reserve cornerback as a junior in 2010. Overall in 2010 while appearing in 4 games (Virginia, Minnesota, Washington State, California), he had 3 tackles. He had 1 tackle at Minnesota and 2 at Washington State. He missed the Hawaii opener with a broken cheekbone, then he was sidelined for USC's final 3 games (Oregon State, Notre Dame, UCLA) with torn cartilage in his shoulder that required surgery.

    2009: Bryant was a key backup cornerback, often playing in extra defensive back situations, and special teamer as a sophomore in 2009. Overall in 2009 while appearing in all 13 games, he had 22 tackles, including 1.5 for a loss (with 0.5 sack), plus 3 deflections. He had 3 tackles (with 0.5 sack) against San Jose State, 2 tackles at Washington, 4 tackles (1 for a loss) and a deflection against Washington State and 2 tackles at California. He added 2 tackles and a deflection at Notre Dame, a stop against Oregon State, 3 tackles at Arizona State, 1 against UCLA and 2 against Arizona. He had 2 tackles and a deflection against Boston College.

    2008: Bryant served as a backup cornerback as a first-year freshman in 2008. Overall in 2008 while appearing in 7 games (all but Virginia, Ohio State, Oregon State, Arizona, UCLA and Penn State), he made 7 tackles, 2 deflections and an interception. He had 3 tackles against Washington and 2 tackles, 2 deflections and a 55-yard interception return versus Arizona State.

    HIGH SCHOOL: His 2007 honors included USA Today All-USA first team, Super Prep All-American, Prep Star All-American, ESPN 150, Prep Star Dream Team, Super Prep All-Dixie, Prep Star All-Southeast and Atlanta Journal Constitution Super Southern 100 as a senior defensive back at Lincoln High in Tallahassee (Fla.). He had 30 tackles, 4 interceptions, 8 deflections and 5 fumble recoveries in 2007.

    As a junior in 2006, he had 48 tackles, 3 tackles for a loss, 3 interceptions and 19 deflections.

    In his career, he had 15 interceptions.

    He also hurdled for Lincoln's track team, with bests of 14.6 in the 110-meter high hurdles and 38.02 in the 300-meter intermediate hurdles. Current Trojan Jawanza Starling and incoming Trojan Javorious Allen also prepped at Lincoln.

    PERSONAL: He's a communication major at USC. His initials stand for Tevin JeVon.

    TAC LS/YDS DFL FR INT YDS TD LG
    2008 (Fr.)... 7 0/0 2 0 1 55 55.0 0 55
    2009 (So.)... 22 1.5/4 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
    2010 (Jr.)... 3 0/0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
    CAREER....... 32 1.5/4 5 0 1 55 55.0 0 55

    GAME-BY-GAME WITH T.J. BRYANT

    2010

    TAC LS/YDS DFL FR
    Minnesota 1 0/0 0 0
    Wash. St. 2 0/0 0 0
    2010 (Jr.)... 3 0/0 0 0

    2009

    TACLS/YDS FLFR
    San Jose St. 3 0.5/3 0 0
    Washington 2 0/0 0 0
    Wash. St. 4 1/1 1 0
    California 2 0/0 0 0
    Notre Dame 2 0/0 1 0
    Oregon St. 1 0/0 0 0
    Arizona St. 3 0/0 0 0
    UCLA 1 0/0 0 0
    Arizona 2 0/0 0 0
    Bost. Col. (EB) 2 0/0 1 0
    2009 (So.)... 22 1.5/4 3 0

    2008

    TAC LS/YDS DFL FR INT YDS AVG TD LG
    Arizona St. 2 0/0 2 0 1 55 55.0 0 55
    Wash. St. 1 0/0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Washington 3 0/0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
    Stanford 1 0/0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
    2008 (Fr.)... 7 0/0 2 0 1 55 55.0 0 55