All Golden

Brandon Bryant has done his part to make the Lions of Rosa Fort successful on all fields of play. This past weekend, Bryant helped lead his team to a remarkable showing in the state championship track meet. When the dust settled, Bryant was the proud owner of four state track and field championship gold medals.

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"I won the 100, the 200 and my relay team won the 4 x 100 and 4 x 200," said Bryant. "It feels great to win.

"I am a very competitive person and I went out there with the mindset that I was going to win the state championship."

Bryant won the 100 meters with a time of 10.83. While that time is not his personal best, it is rather remarkable considering his size.

"I am not sure what my best time in the 100 is," said Bryant. "I know I ran pretty good at the state meet, but I am running at 207 pounds.

"I know if I wasn't doing all of these football workouts, that I would be lighter. I am sure I would run faster then."

While some of his on the track competitors will meet again this summer, Bryant is hanging up his running shoes permanently.

"I am done with track and I was able to go out with a bang," explained Bryant. "It's all football for me now.

"I am just counting down the days to get up there.

"I am ready. I am getting ready to graduate and then we move up there on June 3rd."

The "We" Bryant is referring to is his group of tightly connected 2014 Bulldog signees.

"We just have a great bond," said Bryant of the group. "We just really have a brotherhood and we can't wait to get up there and get to work.

"I am not even sure what position they want me to play yet, but I am fine with whatever coach wants to do.

"I don't really have a preference. I just know I can ball on either side of the ball.

"I guess one week coach is going to work me on offense and then on defense the next just to see where I fit the best."

No matter where Bryant lines up, he expects to be on the playing field this year.

"I am a competitive person and I want to be out there making plays," said Bryant. "I am not the type to sit and wait.

"I am going to work hard and do everything I can to be out on that field this year."


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