A.J. BRYANT... Born: March 21, 1986...High School: Peach County...Atlanta Journal-Constitution AAA Offensive Player of the Year, AAA First-Team All State Selection, Georgia's Super 11 and Super Southern 100...Georgia Sports Writers Association All-State quarterback...Macon Telegraph Co-Middle Georgia Player of the Year...selected as Rivals.com No. 1 athlete in the nation, Rivals 100, Southeast Elite 88 member, Top 5 Georgia Players...TheInsiders.com No. 10 ranked QB in the nation, National Hot 100, and South Hot 100...UGASports.com Top 50 ... attended EA Sports Elite 11 QB Camp...SuperPrep All-America and All-Dixie....Member of Prepstar Dream Team 100...Fox Sports Net All-South third team....three-year starter who led team to state championship game senior season...completed 122 passes on 204 attempts for 2,292 yards and 23 TDs during senior season... rushed for 340 yards and one TD on 47 rushing attempts and averaged 41 yards per punt as senior...passed for 1,605 yards and 11 TDs and ran for 227 yards as a junior...passed for 1,206 yards and rushed for 400 yards as sophomore...two-time recipient of the Golden Helmet award, given annually to the team MVP...lettered in basketball and track...High School Coach: Rance Gillespie.
College: 2003 -- Graduated from high school early and reported to Athens in December where he participated in Georgia practice sessions for the Capital One Bowl...2004 -- Enrolled in classes in January, 2004, and participated in spring drills...moved to wide receiver where he impressed coaches and was named the Biggest Offensive Surprise of the Spring...caught three passes for 22 yards in annual spring G-Day game...made three catches for 58 yards, including a career-long 34-yarder vs. Marshall...missed several games with foot injury....part of team that posted 42-10 record from 2001-04 (sixth best in the country), three straight seasons of 10 or more wins, three straight bowl victories, and three consecutive national top six finishes...2005 -- Caught two passes for 25 yards in annual spring G-Day game......named Most Improved Receiver following spring drills...hampered by injuries but still played in eight games...recipient of Larry Munson Football Scholarship...Major: Housing.