Ryan Epperson returns after an all-SLC season as a junior.
2014 (Senior): Appeared in all 13 games with 12 starts for SFA ... Finished with 43 tackles on the year, including 24 solo stops, 6.0 tackles for loss and a sack ... Recorded a season-high eight tackles against Incarnate Word with four solo stops and a tackle for loss ... Notched five solo tackles with a sack in the season-opener at 20th-ranked Kansas State ... Also had five tackles with 1.5 tackles for loss at Nicholls ... Posted four tackles, including 2.0 tackles for loss, in the win at sixth-ranked McNeese State ... Also had four tackles against Sam Houston State ... Credited with a pass breakup against Northwestern State.
2013 (Junior): Saw action in all 12 games, finishing with 20 tackles including eight solo ... Notched a season-best 10 stops in the season-opener at Weber State ... Had three tackles each against both McMurry and Prairie View A&M, recording a pass breakup against the Warhawks.
2012 (Sophomore): Played in six games ... Was the backup at the SAM linebacker ... Recorded three tackles ... Had a season-high two stops against Nicholls State.
2011 (Freshman): Appeared in five games recording an assisted tackle in each game ... Also broke up a pass against Lamar.
High School: Recorded 104 tackles, and picked off three passes in his final two seasons ... A first-team All-District 21-5A selection ... A first-team all-super gold selection ... An All-SETXsports.com second-team selection ... Helped lead Westbrook to the second round of the Class 5A Division I state playoffs ... Also earned Academic All-District honors ... Also ran track.
Personal: Son of Paul and Stephany Bryant ... Born on Nov. 9, 1992 ... Undecided major