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Cobee Bryant

Position Cornerback
Height 6'0"
Weight 170 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Evergreen, Ala.
High School Hillcrest HS
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Career Honors 2023: Preseason All-Big 12 First Team (Big 12, Phil Steele), Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List, Lott IMPACT Preseason Watch List, Preseason All-Big 12 First Team (Athlon), Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List, Jim Thorpe Award Preseason Watch List … 2022: All-Big 12 First Team (Coaches), All-Big 12 Second Team (AP)

2023 (Jr.): Missouri State: Caught his first interception of 2023 in the season opener … Logged two solo tackles including a tackle for a loss of five … Illinois: Recorded three tackles and a pass breakup in the week two win … BYU: Forced a fumble on a massive hit, recovered the fumble and returned it for a touchdown in the first quarter … Also recorded another interception for his second of the season … Recorded an 11-yard tackle for loss, his second tackle for loss of his career … Totaled three tackles, all solo … at Texas: Produced five total tackle, all solo … UCF: Totaled seven tackles in the game, all solo. at Oklahoma State: Recorded one solo tackle and a pass deflection…  at Iowa State: Recorded two solo tackles for loss in the contest… Texas Tech: Tallied three tackles (all solo) in the contest… Kansas State: Recorded a solo tackle in the contest… Also recorded two pass breakups… at Cincinnati: Tallied three tackles (two solo) along with a highlight reel interception in the win over the Bearcats.

2022 (Soph.): Tennessee Tech: Started on defense for Kansas at cornerback … Recovered a blocked kick for a touchdown … at West Virginia: Sealed the win for Kansas with an interception in OT … Recorded four tackles (three solo, one assisted) and a pass breakup … Named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week … at Houston: Recorded three tackles (solo) in win over the Cougars … Duke: Secured four tackles (solo) in win over the Blue Devils … Iowa State: Logged six tackles (five solo, one assisted) … Grabbed his second interception of the season against the Cyclones … Also broke up a pass … TCU: Recorded a solo tackle and broke up a pass against the Horned Frogs … at Oklahoma: Compiled four tackles (three solo, one assisted) … at Baylor: Did not play … Oklahoma State: Logged six tackles (four solo, two assisted) … Grabbed an interception early in the first quarter against the Cowboys … Broke-up two pass attempts … at Texas Tech: Made three solo tackles and broke-up three pass attempts against the Red Raiders … Texas: Made one solo tackle … at Kansas State: Recorded one tackle, being a solo tackle … Arkansas: Finished with four total tackles (three solo, one assisted) … Also had a fumble recovery and a pass breakup in the Liberty Bowl vs the Razorbacks.

2021 (Fr): Saw playing time in 11 out of 12 KU games as a true freshman, while starting seven of those games … Made his first career start against Baylor … Contributed 21 total tackles to the Jayhawks’ defensive efforts (19 solo and two assisted) … recorded a career high five tackles against TCU … Had 1.0 TFL (for one yard) … On pass defense, the freshman cornerback registered one quarterback hurry, as well as two interceptions, with a total return of 31 yards, on the year, including an interception return for a touchdown in the team’s win over Texas … South Dakota:  Saw playing time vs. the Coyotes … Did not record any stats … at Coastal Carolina: Recorded two solo tackles against the Chanticleers … Baylor: Made his first career start, rallied three solo tackles against the Bears … Duke: Saw action on defense … Did not record any stats … at Iowa State: Made a career high five tackles (solo) … Texas Tech: Secured four tackles (three solo and one assisted) … Oklahoma: Made fifth consecutive start … one tackle (solo) against the Sooners … Kansas State: Saw playing time against the Wildcats, recording one (solo) tackle … at Texas: Started and made four tackles (three solo and one assisted) in the overtime win against the Longhorns … at TCU: Saw playing time vs. the Horned Frogs … recorded one tackle (solo) … West Virginia:  Started … Did not record any stats.

High School: Rated a three star recruit and the No. 28 recruit in the state of Alabama by Rivals … Coached by head coach Clinton Smith at Hillcrest HS … Selected to play in the 2019 Mississippi-Alabama All-Star game … Earned All-State First Team honors in 2018 and All-State Second Team honors in 2017 … Helped lead the Jaguars to the 2017 Alabama Class 3A state championship … Had a four touchdown game in 2018, scoring on a reception, a fumble recovery, a kickoff return and an interception return … Recorded 38 tackles, including seven tackles for loss during his junior season, while forcing eight interceptions, five of which were returned for touchdowns …. Also lettered in basketball, baseball and track & field … Picked up all-region honors in basketball in 2018 … Named to the 2018 All-Defensive Team in basketball.

Personal: Son of Tammy Ingram and Jaycee Bryant … Plans to major in computer design … Chose Kansas over offers from Tennessee, Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech, Indiana, Kentucky, Ole Miss and more.


Football 🏈 Cobee Bryant Named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

For the second time in his career, Kansas cornerback Cobee Bryant has been named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.

Football 🏈 KU’s Cobee Bryant Named to Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List

Kansas cornerback Cobee Bryant earned his fourth watch list selection Monday as he was named to the watch list for the 29th Chuck Bednarik Award, which is presented annually to the most outstanding defensive player in college football.

Football 🏈 Cobee Bryant Recognized on Jim Thorpe Award Watch List

The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame (OSHOF) and Jim Thorpe Association announced the prestigious Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Preseason Watch List on Thursday, which includes Kansas junior cornerback Cobee Bryant.

Football 🏈 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List Includes KU’s Cobee Bryant

Kansas junior cornerback Cobee Bryant is one of 96 defensive standouts from 70 schools to be recognized on the 2023 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List, which was announced Tuesday.

Football 🏈 Jayhawks Have 10 Selected to Athlon Sports All-Big 12 Preseason Teams

The Kansas Jayhawks had 10 players chosen for the 2023 Athlon Sports Preseason All-Big 12 Football Teams, highlighted by four first team selections in quarterback Jalon Daniels, running back Devin Neal, offensive lineman Mike Novitsky and cornerback Cobee Bryant.

Football 🏈 Bryant Named to Lott Impact Trophy Watch List

Kansas junior Cobee Bryant was one of 42 candidates named to the 2023 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List, the Pacific Club IMPACT announced on Thursday. The Lott Impact Trophy is in its 20th season of being awarded.

Football 🏈 Jayhawks Well-Represented on Phil Steele All-Big 12 Teams

Kansas football was well-represented on the 2022 Phil Steele All-Big 12 Teams, which was announced on Thursday, including nine individuals selected to the teams.

Football 🏈 Phelps, Bryant Named to Associated Press All-Big 12 Team

Kansas was represented by a pair of Jayhawks on the Associated Press All-Big 12 Teams, with cornerback Cobee Bryant and defensive end Lonnie Phelps earning a spot on the second team. The AP announced the postseason honors on Friday.

Football 🏈 Nine Jayhawks Named to All-Big 12 Teams

The Kansas Jayhawks had nine players named All-Big 12 on Wednesday, the Big 12 Conference announced, headlined by defensive back Cobee Bryant as a first-team selection, along with quarterback Jalon Daniels, tight end Mason Fairchild, center Mike Novitsky and defensive end Lonnie Phelps as second-team selections.

Football 🏈 Eight Jayhawks Named to College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Teams

Kansas Football was well-represented by eight Jayhawks on the College Sports Communicators (CSC) Academic All-District Team, including Earl Bostick Jr., Cobee Bryant, Sam Burt, Jared Casey, Jalon Daniels, Mason Fairchild, Eriq Gilyard and Reis Vernon.

Football 🏈 Cobee Bryant Named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

After sealing Kansas’ first win against West Virginia in Morgantown on an 86-yard interception return for a touchdown, sophomore cornerback Cobee Bryant was named the Big 12 Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.