"We ended our season by losing to North Miami Beach," Bryant said. "It was a rough way to finish out. Just the O-Line had 11 penalties that game. I thought I did pretty good this year. I adjusted well here and my coach is making a highlight tape for me now."
Bryant, 6-foot-6 and 370 pounds, said his attention is now turning to academics.
"I'm really concentrating on my grades now," he said. "My core is a 2.3 and I need to re-take the SAT. I got a 600 the first time but I know I'll score a lot higher this time. I'm ready for it now."
The talented offensive line prospect, who is probably the strongest high school football player in Florida, is also dealing with the recruiting process. He mentioned three schools.
"I gotta set my visits up," he said. "My first one will probably be to USC. I talk to Coach T-Mac every now and then. The ones that call the most are Mario Cristobal at Miami and Art Kehoe (at Ole Miss). Those are the ones I'm looking at the most."
Bryant received an in-home visit from Cristobal earlier this week.
"He came to my house on Sunday," he said. "He's a great coach. The O-Line was young this year and they actually only allowed 11 sacks as a unit. That was a big improvement from last year when they had a lot of upperclassmen starting. He's doing a great job with them."
Bryant learned of the news of Larry Coker's dismissal last Friday.
"I mean, if they can do better, why not," he said. "They didn't have a good year and it's time to see if someone else can get the job done. I still like UM. It's the same UM to me no matter who the coach is."
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