He is a consensus 4-star recruit by all the major recruiting services. Some of the coaches that recruited Bryant were Danny Pearman and Marion Hobby.
Bryant had offers from Clemson, Florida, Florida State, LSU, Mississippi, Notre Dame, South Carolina, Stanford, Texas A&M, UCLA and others. Clemson offered on 5/15/13. Bryant camped at Clemson on 6/20/14.
In 2012, he had 106 tackles and two forced fumbles. He has long arms, good frame and an explosive first step. He has the physical ability to drop back in coverage on certain plays like Vic Beasley or Corey Crawford has done in past seasons.