73 Facts About Dez Bryant

1. In 2010, Dez Bryant told SportsDay "all in fun" and a team-building exercise.

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2. Dez Bryant was rated as a 4-star recruit by Rivals and the ninth best receiver in the class of 2007.

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3. Dez Bryant started making a name for himself here in Texas at Lufkin High School.

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4. Dez Bryant earned $12.823 million from Dallas Cowboys for the nonexclusive contract on 3rd March 2015.

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5. Dez Bryant earned 21 touchdowns and 53 receptions for 1,207 yards during his senior year.

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6. Dez Bryant went on to live in eight different homes while attending Lufkin High School.

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7. Dez Bryant was ranked 60th on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017.

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8. Dez Bryant was ranked 51st on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.

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9. Dez Bryant had five catches for 45 yards and two touchdowns during this stretch.

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10. Dez Bryant caught 88 passes for 1,320 yards and 16 touchdowns, the latter of which led the NFL and broke Terrell Owens' franchise record of 15 touchdown receptions.

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11. Dez Bryant was ranked 25th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2014.

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12. Dez Bryant was ranked 35th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2013.

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13. Dez Bryant suffered from several injuries throughout the second half of the season.

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14. Dez Bryant was widely believed to be the best wide receiver available and to be targeted by the Denver Broncos, who traded their Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall to the Miami Dolphins prior to the draft, with the 11th overall pick.

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15. Dez Bryant was just the fourth Parade All-American to sign with Oklahoma State since 1985.

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16. Dez Bryant played college football at Oklahoma State, where he earned All-American honors in 2008.

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17. Dez Bryant never got to play a game with the New Orleans Saints this season after he suffered a torn Achilles in his first practice with the team, but his new teammates clearly have a great deal of respect for him.

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18. Dez Bryant apparently wanted to play with the New Orleans Saints so much that he turned down offers from at.

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19. The New Orleans Saints and Dez Bryant agreed to a one-year contract, but before he suited up for even one game, their plans for the wideout came to a halt.

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20. Dez Bryant was set to make his comeback to the NFL with the New Orleans Saints, but that comeback ended quickly when he tore his Achilles last week.

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21. Dez Bryant agreed to a contract with the Saints on Wednesday, but went down with an injury at Friday's practice that required him to be helped off the field.

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22. New Orleans Saints receiver Dez Bryant is believed to have suffered a torn Achilles on Friday, and he's reacting to the news.

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23. Dez Bryant will not suit up for the New Orleans Saints, or any other NFL team, in the 2018 season after tearing his Achilles tendon in a practice, but it does appear he's already on the road to.

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24. Dez Bryant was officially put on injured reserve on Saturday, days after turning 30.

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25. Dez Bryant posted a video on his Instagram story of him lying in a hospital bed with his hospital gown still on.

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26. Dez Bryant promises to come back 'strong' in video after Achilles surgery.

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27. Dez Bryant was helped off the Saints practice field Friday afternoon near the end of practice, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

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28. Dez Bryant suffered a torn Achilles during his second practice with the Saints, and was placed on injured reserve.

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29. Dez Bryant reportedly one of three receivers working out with Saints.

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30. Dez Bryant was a perennial All-Pro in his time with Dallas but his time with the Cowboys came to an end over this past offseason.

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31. Dez Bryant is working out for the New Orleans Saints on Monday according to multiple reports.

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32. Dez Bryant will have to wait yet another week to play again in an NFL game.

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33. Dez Bryant suffered an Achilles tear that will prevent hm from playing for the Saints this season, ESPN reported Saturday.

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34. Dez Bryant is expected to be out at least eight months according to Adam Schefter of ESPN, but an official timeline will likely come after the wide.

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35. Dez Bryant has been placed on injured reserve, Nick Underhill of The New Orleans Advocate reports.

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36. Dez Bryant was helped off the Saints practice field Friday afternoon with an injury the team fears is a torn Achilles tendon, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports.

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37. Dez Bryant practiced for the New Orleans Saints for just two days, and now it seems he won't play a game for his new team this season.

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38. Dez Bryant helped off practice field Friday, team fears torn Achilles: Report.

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39. Dez Bryant responds to reports of Achilles tear on Twitter: 'This is the ultimate test'.

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40. Dez Bryant had to be helped off the field, according to NFL.

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41. Dez Bryant agreed to a contract with the Saints on Wednesday, but went down with an injury at Friday's practice.

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42. Dez Bryant was helped off the field at he end of Friday's afternoon practice after.

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43. Dez Bryant had spent the first nine weeks of the NFL season doing a few things.

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44. Dez Bryant reacts to suffering an injury during his second day with the Saints.

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45. Dez Bryant had spent his first eight seasons with the Cowboys.

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46. Dez Bryant waited for the right opportunity after being released by the Cowboys this offseason.

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47. Dez Bryant signing with Saints should be a good move—if he has anything left.

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48. Dez Bryant has arrived in New Orleans and will have his first practice with the Saints on Thursday, a day after agreeing to a one-year deal with the Saints.

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49. Dez Bryant practiced with the New Orleans Saints for the first time on Thursday afternoon.

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50. New Orleans wide receiver Dez Bryant shares his experience and thoughts since joining the New Orleans Saints for the 2018 season.

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51. New Orleans Saints Wide Receiver Dez Bryant shares his first thoughts since joining the Saints.

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52. Dez Bryant joined the New Orleans Saints for his first practice with the team Thursday.

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53. Sean Payton not sure if Dez Bryant plays this week.

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54. On June 22, 2016, Dez Bryant was sued by Texas state senator Royce West for damaging a rented house in DeSoto, Texas.

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55. Dez Bryant started the 2017 season with two receptions for 43 yard against the New York Giants.

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56. Dez Bryant finished with 88 receptions for 1,320 yards and 16 touchdowns.

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57. In a Week 15 loss to the Green Bay Packers, Dez Bryant finished with a season-high 11 catches for 153 yards with one touchdown.

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58. Dez Bryant had 9 receptions for 141 receiving yards and a touchdown in a Week 2 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

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59. In the last game of the season, Dez Bryant caught four balls thrown his way for 71 yards in the Week 17 loss to rival and eventual division champions, the Redskins.

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60. In Week 11 against the Cleveland Browns, Dez Bryant had 12 catches for a then-career-high 145 yards, breaking his previous personal best of 110 yards during week 8 against the Giants.

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61. Dez Bryant finished the season with 63 receptions for 928 yards and 9 touchdowns.

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62. At the midway point of the season, Dez Bryant had 26 receptions for 443 yards and four touchdowns on six starts.

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63. Dez Bryant was not officially given the start for the game.

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64. Dez Bryant started his second game of the season against the division rival and previously undefeated Washington Redskins on a Monday Night Football game.

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65. Dez Bryant started the first game of the 2011 season against the New York Jets where he had three receptions for 71 yards and a touchdown.

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66. With the departure of Roy Williams, Dez Bryant won the starting job opposite of Miles Austin.

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67. On July 23, 2010, it was announced that Dez Bryant would wear number 88, the same as Hall of Famer Michael Irvin, and Cowboys legend Drew Pearson.

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68. Dez Bryant was signed by the Cowboys to a contract very similar to that of Vikings' wide receiver Percy Harvin on July 22, 2010.

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69. On November 5, 2009, Dez Bryant announced his intentions to enter the 2010 NFL Draft.

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70. Dez Bryant was ruled ineligible for the rest of the 2009 season on October 7 for violating an NCAA bylaw.

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71. Dez Bryant attended Oklahoma State University from 2007 to 2009 and was a member of the Oklahoma State Cowboys football team coached by Mike Gundy.

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72. In his senior year, Dez Bryant had 53 receptions for 1,207 yards with 21 touchdowns, and was an All-State selection.

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73. Dez Bryant was born in Galveston County, Texas, but eventually moved to Lufkin, Texas, where he attended Lufkin High School.

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