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Nigel Bryant

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dade City, Fla.

High School:
Wesley Chapel

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 184

Position:
DB

Major:
Biology

Nigel Bryant

2007: Started every game at strong safety...tied as the team leader with three interceptions and was fifth on the team in tackles (53)...intercepted a pass at Penn's 10-yard line to keep the Quakers from scoring and returned it nine yards while also making four tackles and breaking up a pass in the Leopards' 8-7 victory...recorded his first collegiate sack at Harvard where he made eight stops, including two for a loss of 17 yards...registered a career-high 11 tackles vs. Colgate while also breaking up one pass...made two interceptions at Holy Cross.

2006: Played in all 12 games, both on special teams and as a fifth or sixth defensive back...filled in at outside linebacker in 3-4 scheme at Bucknell and made five tackles, including one behind the line of scrimmage...intercepted Lehigh's final pass of the game in 49-27 win over the Mountain Hawks...stopped Colgate's quarterback two yards short of the goal line on the last play of Lafayette's 27-10 victory.

2005: Played in four games on special teams.

AT WESLEY CHAPEL HIGH SCHOOL: Versatile athlete who lined up at defensive back, linebacker, running back, wide receiver and returned kicks and punts...All-Pasco County Second-Team selection on defense...rushed for 620 yards and six touchdowns on 100 carries as a senior despite missing time with a high ankle sprain...also collected 29 tackles and an interception...All-Pasco County honoree as a sprinter and jumper on track and field team...also played guard on the basketball team...Honor Roll student...senior class representative.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Biology...son of the late Andrew and Cecelia Clarke...born 9/28/86.

DEFENSIVE
Year	G/GS	UT-AT	Total	TFL	Sacks	Int.	Break-ups    Fumbles Rcv./Fcd.
2005	4/0	0-0	0	0-0	0.0-0	0	0	     0/0
2006	12/0	5-9	14	1.0-3	0.0-0	0	0	     0/0
2007	11/11	31-22	53	4.0-25	1.5-15	3	2	     0/0
Totals	27/11	36-31	67	5.0-28	1.5-15	3	2	     0/0
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