Martavis Bryant to coach high school football


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Former Clemson standout Martavis Bryant was suspended the entire 2016 NFL season for his second violation of the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.

However, that will not stop him from working in the community in Henderson, Nevada as Bryant will be volunteering and coaching wide receivers at a local high school according to his agent Thomas Santanello.

"He's as focused as I've seen him in a while," Santanello said to ESPN. "He's keeping very busy. He enjoys working with kids."

At the time of the suspension, Fettner told USA Today Sports that the 24-year old Bryant is fighting depression and this is not just a simple partying situation.

"We're all stunned, me included," Fettner said. "We clearly miscalculated the issue. His isn't a party issue. It's a coping issue and a depression issue, and he's got to take care of it."

Bryant can apply for reinstatement to the NFL in January.

In two NFL seasons (21 games), Bryant has 76 catches for 1,314 yards and 14 scores.

The Steelers drafted Bryant in the 4th round, (118th overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft after a Clemson career where he had 61 receptions and 13 touchdowns.

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Ltiger42®
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agtiger69
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Yoshimuf
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deroberts
spacer That's cool, but Henderson is essentially Las Vegas.
wildblulou®
spacer Re: That's cool, but Henderson is essentially Las Vegas.
ClawJr
spacer Yes, but it wasn't depression that got him suspended.***
wildblulou®
spacer It won't be Casinos, strippers and drive through wedding
TigerCC
spacer Sounds more like an excuse to garner sympathy.
MRTTMT
spacer Vegas is more of a coke town than a weed town***
PenthouseTiger
spacer Nevada is voting in November to legalize marijuana
saluda tiger
spacer Hey, I'm twice suspended from the NFL for substance abuse,
CUTexan®
spacer I am confident that you of all people are capable of knowing
LKN Tiger®
spacer Re: Hey, I'm twice suspended from the NFL for substance abuse,
CmoneyTiger
spacer Re: Hey, I'm twice suspended from the NFL for substance abuse,
okgotigers1981
spacer What in his post referred to the Bible?
clover65®
spacer OK, here's a question for all you holier than thou jackweeds
CUTexan®
spacer Ferk your post.
CoolBreeze864
spacer How do you know what he needs? Maybe he needs those kids to feel like
TigersAndCubs
spacer Re: How do you know what he needs? Maybe he needs those kids to feel like
TennesseeLadyTiger®
spacer You mean more of a sense of purpose than proving the 2 dozen
Rocky the Tiger®
spacer You seem to be extremely passionate
DWatson4Heisman
spacer "Passionate" = 2 mins of time typing on a Clemson chat board
Rocky the Tiger®
spacer You may be right that counseling is out there BUT
clover65®
spacer Good points. The interaction with teammates is different...
Rocky the Tiger®
spacer You'd probably gladly have your young adult coached by
PenthouseTiger
spacer Re: You mean more of a sense of purpose than proving the 2 dozen
TennesseeLadyTiger®
spacer He would've been suspended for 2 games
PenthouseTiger
spacer I am no weed supporter, but an entire season for weed?
tigertrain®
spacer It's just the rules. Test positive this many times and you
joeyb®
spacer Looks like his Agent would have set this up
MRTTMT
spacer No, bad influences have easy access him in his hometown***
CoolBreeze864
spacer As opposed to Vegas ?***
MRTTMT
spacer Anderson vs Las Vegas????***
Tiger5
spacer Hang in there Martavis .
Save the Tiger
spacer his suspension is ridiculous...
tigerking79
spacer No, his suspension is justified.
joeyb®
spacer Re: No, his suspension is justified.
FORESTTIGER
spacer either way he is doing a drug...
tigerking79
spacer Re: No, his suspension is justified.
Yoshimuf
spacer Bury yourself in the bottom of a bottle instead
PenthouseTiger
spacer you missed my point...
tigerking79
spacer Re: you missed my point...
FORESTTIGER
spacer Good point***
tigerking79
spacer Drove through there recently its essentially ####
T_I_P
spacer I see many of you have no clue...
TigerTown
spacer why would a high school . . .
PetesPonies
spacer Re: why would a high school . . .
TennesseeLadyTiger®
spacer Re: why would a high school . . .
PetesPonies
spacer What HS kid would not want to learn from an NFL WR
Neal in NC®
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