Ryan Bryant - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 74


  • position Offensive Guard
  • height 6-5
  • Weight 292
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Ashland, Ky.
  • High school Paul Blazer

2020 – Sophomore

  • Practiced with the team

2019 – Freshman

  • Practiced with the team

High School

  • Four-year letter winner
  • Helped lead the Tomcats to a 38-12 overall record during his prep career, including an 11-2 record as a senior
  • Coached by Tony Love
  • Also a four-year letter winner for the basketball team
  • Was a discus thrower and shot putter for three seasons
  • Won the two state championships in the shot put (indoor and outdoor)
  • Also earned all-state honors as a senior after helping Ashland capture the team state championship title in indoor track
  • Honor roll member


  • Born in Huntington, West Virginia
  • Son of Nikki and D.J. Bryant
  • Has two siblings, Kyle and Annalise
  • Comes from an athletic family as mom, Nikki, played basketball and softball at West Virginia State and dad, D.J., played football at Glenville State
  • Siblings are Kyle and Annalise
  • Major is geography

Ryan Says

  • His nickname is “Ry”
  • Three words to describe him are caring, genuine, and athletic
  • The person he admires most is his mom because she’s a warrior
  • The three famous people he would invite to his fantasy dinner are Lebron James, Coner McGregor, and Mike Tyson
  • The best part of being a Kentucky Wildcat is living out his dream
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