LAS VEGAS — Each of Cincinnati’s cornerbacks can be within the Nationwide Soccer League. The Seattle Seahawks chosen Coby Bryant within the fourth spherical of the 2022 NFL Draft, two day after Ahmad ‘Sauce’ Gardner turned the best draft in program historical past.
A Cleveland native, Bryant began in 49 of his 62 profession video games at UC. He elected to make use of his extra 12 months of eligibility to return to Cincinnati in 2021 as a graduate scholar, serving to the staff to its first School Soccer Playoff look.
The 2021 Paycom Jim Thorpe Award winner recorded three interceptions, three compelled fumbles, 11 go breakups, 14 passes defended and 41 tackles in Cincinnati’s undefeated 2021 common season.
His 45 profession passes defended is the second most in Cincinnati historical past, and he was named first-team All-AAC for the second straight season. The Bearcats ranked No. 1 within the American Athletic Convention for interceptions, passes defended, passing yards allowed per sport, passer ranking in opposition to and completion proportion in opposition to.
Bryant is known as after the late Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant, carrying that Mamba Mentality in every single place he goes.
“I used to be named after him for a cause,” Bryant mentioned in an interview with WCPO in December. “I simply attempt to signify him in addition to I can.”
Desmond Ridder, Alec Pierce, Bryan Cook dinner and Myjai Sanders have additionally been chosen.
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