AT GEORGIA STATE: Two-year letterwinner at linebacker ... Redshirted in 2014, when he likely could have earned playing time had he not suffered a broken hand in the preseason.
2016: Played in five games at linebacker and was credited with one tackle.
2015: Played in every game as an outside linebacker and special teams contributor ... Made four tackles on the season ... At No. 12 Oregon, he forced a fumble on the opening kickoff of the second half that GSU recovered at the Ducks 32 to set up a touchdown ... Had two tackles vs. San Jose State in the AutoNation Cure Bowl.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner as a linebacker and tight end at Carver (Columbus) High School ... Second-team All-Bi-City selection by the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer ... Tallied 38 tackles, two sacks and seven quarterback pressures as a junior ... Chosen for the 2012 Rising Seniors all-star game following his junior season ... Listed as a three-star prospect by Scout.com.
PERSONAL: Niemus Bryant was born Jan. 19, 1996 ... First name pronounced NEE-muss ... Parents are Norman and Lisa Bryant ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.