78  Stanley Bryant
Stanley Bryant

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Goldsboro, N.C.

High School:
Goldsboro

Last College:
Elizabeth City State

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 282

Position:
Offensive Line

Experience:
1L


His efforts and contributions perhaps rated as one of East Carolina's biggest offensive impacts during the 2007 season ... Will be expected to continue role as a starter at left tackle after assuming the top job midway through his junior season ... Will also take on leadership role as one of only two seniors on line ... Earned unit's Distinction of Outstanding Attitude, Effort and Leadership Award during the spring ... Strength, size and mobility, along with a year of added experience, could pave way for C-USA honors candidacy in '08 ... Earned roster position as a transfer walk-on in the spring of 2006.

2007: Recorded eight starts on the offensive line - all coming at the left tackle position ... Ranked second on the unit with 40 knockdowns in 584 plays from scrimmage ... Member of line unit that paved the way for five 100-yard individual rushing games ... Helped provide holes for Chris Johnson's 301-yard rushing performance and ECU's season-best 641 yards of total offense against Memphis (11/3) as well as his 223-yard game against Boise State in the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl ... vs. Va. Tech (9/1): Participated in 12 snaps with one knockdown in a reserve role ... vs. UNC (9/8): Recorded just three snaps from the line of scrimmage ... vs. USM (9/15): Participated in five snaps in a reserve role ... vs. WVU (9/22): Recorded two knockdowns in 15 plays from scrimmage ... vs. Houston (9/29): Experienced action as a reserve lineman logging 44 plays with three knockdowns ... Helped the Pirates record 329 yards of total offense (173/rush and 156/pass) ... Provided protection for Chris Johnson's fifth career 100-yard rushing performance (147) ... vs. UCF (10/6): Collected first career start logging a team-best 64 plays along with Matt Butler ... Recorded a personal-best and line-best eight knockdowns ... Helped the Pirates record 370 yards of total offense (160/rush and 210/pass) ... Provided pass protection for Rob Kass, who threw for 201 yards with three TDs ... vs. UTEP (10/13): Logged a team-best 66 plays from scrimmage with four knockdowns ... Helped the Pirates rack up a then season-high 507 yards of total offense (208/rush and 299/pass) ... Provided protection for Chris Johnson's sixth career 100-yard rushing performance (126) ... vs. N.C. State (10/20): Logged a line-best 86 plays with three knockdowns ... vs. UAB (10/27): Helped offensive unit rack up 471 yards of total offense (216/rush and 255/pass), the third-most this season ... Logged 55 plays from scrimmage with five knockdowns ... vs. Memphis (11/3): Member of offensive unit that recorded a season-best 641 yards of total offense (491/rush and 150/pass) ... Helped pave way for Chris Johnson's 301-yard (second-best in school history) and four rushing TD performance ... Logged 68 plays from scrimmage with four knockdowns ... vs. Marshall (11/10): One-of-three starters to log 58 snaps from scrimmage ... Recorded four knockdown blocks ... vs. Tulane (11/24): Logged 63 plays from scrimmage with three knockdowns ... Provided pass protection for Rob Kass, who threw for three TDs ... Also helped provide blocking for Chris Johnson's fourth 100-yard rushing game of the season (155) ... vs. Boise State (12/23): Started eighth consecutive game on the offensive line ... Logged 45 plays from scrimmage with three knockdowns ... Contributed to a line that recorded its fifth individual 100-yard rushing performance of the season (Johnson/223) ... Member of unit that racked up 476 yards of total offense (322/rush and 154/pass).

2006: Earned roster position in spring after joining program as a transfer walk-on.

2005: Member of Elizabeth City State University program.

High School: A three-year letterwinner at Goldsboro High School.

Personal: Full name is Stanley Myron Bryant ... Born May 7, 1985 ... An economics major.