PRO BOWL Left Tackle for the Miami Dolphins #78

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Bryant, a pro-bowl left tackle, is an 12 year veteran for the Miami Dolphins. He signed with the Dolphins on 10/21/13... Originally selected by Minnesota in the first round (7th overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft.

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College

Bryant attended the University of Miami where he was a consensus All-American, Outland Trophy Winner and member of the 2001 National Champion Miami Hurricanes, Bryant was selected 7th overall in the 2002 NFL Draft.

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Personal

In the offseason Bryant tackled his goal to form a record label, B Major Music Group. He currently has 3 artist signed and always on the lookout. Also in his free time you can find Bryant between the lines of the tennis court.

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Bryant, a pro-bowl left tackle, is an 12 year veteran for the Miami Dolphins. He signed with the Dolphins on 10/21/13... Originally selected by Minnesota in the first round (7th overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft.

Honors
• Pro Bowl (2009) and First Alternate (2007)

CAREER
• Has not missed a game due to injury in his NFL career, which consisted in playing 132 consecutive contests
• Helped pave the way for Vikings RB Adrian Peterson to lead the league in rushing with a franchise record 1,760 yards in 2008
• Blocked for six of the top eight single-season rushers in Vikings history, including a 1,000-yard rusher in each of the past five seasons (2006-10)
• Opened holes, allowing Peterson to rush for 1,000 yards in four consecutive seasons (2007-10)


2011: (with Baltimore – 16/16, 2/2) Helped pave the way for RB Ray Rice to score a franchise-record 15 total TDs (12 rushing and 3 receiving) and rush for a career-high 1,364 yards, part of 1,996 rushing yards by the Ravens in 2011...Rice led the league with 2,068 yards from scrimmage...Also helped protect QB Joe Flacco, allowing him to throw for 3,610 yards and 20 TDs
• Started at LT and helped RB Ray Rice rush for 191 yards and 2 TDs, including a career-long 70-yarder, in the 24-16 victory in the season finale at Cin. (1/1/12)...The win wrapped up the AFC North Division Championship and the Ravens’ first-ever sweep of the division
• Started at LT and helped the Ravens rush for 290 yards (third most in franchise history), including a career-high 204 yards by RB Ray Rice (fourth most in franchise history), in the 24-10 victory in game 12 at Cle. (12/4)...The Ravens racked up 448 total yards and 24 first downs against the Browns
• Started at LT and helped the Ravens gain 356 yards, including a 92-yard game-winning TD drive with 8 seconds remaining, in the 23-20 win in game 8 at Pit. (11/6)...The Ravens converted a franchise-record 14 of 21 third-down attempts (66.7%) against the Steelers
• Started at LT and helped Flacco establish career highs in completions (31) and attempts (51) for 336 yards in the 30-27 victory in game 7 vs. Ari. (10/30)...Also helped pave the way for RB Ray Rice to rush for a career-high 3 TDs
• Started at LT and helped the Ravens produce a franchise record 553 total yards, including a career-high 389 passing yards and 3 TDs from Flacco, in the 37-7 victory in game 3 at STL (9/25)
• Started both playoff games at LT and helped protect QB Joe Flacco, allowing him to set postseason career highs with 482 yards (36-of-63 passing), 4 TDs and a 96.1 QB rating
•Started at LT and helped protect Flacco, allowing him time to complete 22 of 36 passes for a postseason franchise record 306 yards, 2 TDs and 1 INT for a 95.4 QB rating in the AFC Championship at NE (1/22/12)...Ravens produced a postseason franchise-record 398 yards against the Patriots

2010: (with Minnesota – 16/16) Joined T Phil Loadholt as the only Vikings O-linemen to start all 16 games...Paved the way for Adrian Peterson to rush for 1,298 yards and earn Pro Bowl honors, his fourth-straight 1,000-yard campaign...Protected three different starting QBs
• Helped open holes, allowing the Vikings to rack up 387 yards, including 210 on the ground, in game 12 vs. Buf. (12/5)
• Helped the Vikings post 507 total yards, including 427 through the air, in the 27-24 victory in game 8 vs. Ari. (11/7)

2009: (with Minnesota – 16/16, 2/2) Earned his first-career Pro Bowl nod, after helping Adrian Peterson rush for the third-most yards in a season in team history (1,398 yards) and a Vikings record 18 rushing TDs...Protected Brett Favre as he set career highs in several passing categories (completion percentage: 68.4% and QB rating: 107.2)...Vikings offense ranked fifth in the NFL in yards per game and jumped to eighth in passing offense after ranking 25th in 2008...Helped Vikings post 12-4 regular season mark, tied for the second-most wins in team history
• Helped the Vikings to gain 537 yards, including 378 through the air, in the 36-10 victory in game 11 vs. C hi. (1129)

2008: (with Minnesota – 12/12, 1/1) Helped Adrian Peterson become the first Vikings RB to lead the NFL in rushing and set a Vikings single-season rushing record with 1,760 yards and establish a team record with 10 100-plus yard games...Missed the first four games due to an NFL suspension for violation of the personal conduct policy
• Protected QB Gus Frerotte, as he connected with WR Bernard Berrian on the longest scrimmage play in Vikings history and tied for the longest in NFL history with a 99-yard passing TD in the 34-14 win in game 12 vs. Chi. (11/30)...Vikings racked up 378 total yards in the game

2007: (with Minnesota – 16/16) Was a Pro Bowl alternate who helped pave the way for the Vikings to lead the NFL in rushing with a team record 2,634 yards and rank No. 13 overall in total offense
• Helped open holes, allowing Adrian Peterson to set an NFL single-game record with 296 rushing yards in game 8 vs. SD (11/4)
• Paved the way for the Vikings to post 478 total yards (228 rushing and 250 passing) in the 29-22 victory in game 10 vs. O ak. (11/18) 2006: (with Minnesota – 16/16) Started all 16 games for the fourth consecutive season and helped RB Chester Taylor rush for 1,216 yards, including four 100-plus-yard games
• Helped write Vikings history, as Taylor ran for a team-record 95-yard TD run, part of a 175-yard rushing day in game 6 at S ea. (10/22)

2005: (with Minnesota – 16/16) The only Vikings offensive player to start all 16 games...Protected Vikings QBs when they set a team record for the most games without an INT (9)...Helped QB Brad Johnson lead the NFL with an INT percentage of 1.4%, throwing only 4 picks in 294 attempts...Vikings went 3-0 in games with a 100-yard rusher...Helped RB Mewelde Moore break the 100-yard mark vs. NO (9/25) and at GB (11/21)

2004: (with Minnesota – 16/16, 2/2) Helped protect
QB Daunte Culpepper who posted franchise records with 4,717 yards, 39 TDs and a 110.7 QB rating en route to a Pro Bowl berth...Paved the way for the fourth-ranked offense in the NFL
• Helped the Vikings to post 461 total yards, including 370 through the air, in the 28-27 win in game 14 at D et. (12/19)
• Protected Culpepper, allowing him time to complete 26 of 37 attempts for 425 yards and 5 TDs in the 38-31 victory in game 5 at NO (10/17)

2003: (with Minnesota – 16/16) Was part of a line that opened all 16 games as a unit, one of only five teams in the NFL in 2003 to accomplish that feat...Helped pave the way for the Vikings' offense to rank No. 1 in the NFL for the first time in team history (314.9 yards per game)

2002: (with Minnesota – 8/7) Stepped into starting lineup a week after signing with the team and started in the final seven games of the season...Was one of five Miami players selected in the first round of the Draft, tying an NFL Draft record set by USC in 1968...Was the first of 11 Hurricanes players drafted in 2002, including three from the Canes' O-line
• Started his first-career contest in game 10 vs. GB (11/17), becoming the first Vikings rookie to start at LT since Todd Steussie in 1994
• Saw his first NFL action at LT in game 9 vs. NYG (11/10)

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College - University of Miami(THE U)

Bryant attended the University of Miami where he was a consensus All-American, Outland Trophy Winner and member of the 2001 National Champion Miami Hurricanes.

• Consensus Two Time All-America
• Outland Trophy Winner
• 2001 National Champion Miami Hurricanes
• Finished Eighth in 2001 Heisman voting, receiving 26 first place votes
• Player of the Year by Sports Illustrated
• Did not allow a sack during his high school or college career
• Graduated Suma Cum Laude with a degree in psychology.
• Played two seasons at Miami after transferring from Lackawanna (Scranton, PA) JC
• Inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2012.

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Personal

Bryant Douglas McKinnie

Born September 23,1979

Played two seasons at Woodbury (NJ) HS...Notched 56 tackles (24 solo), including 13 sacks, while playing DE as a senior in 1996...Helped team to an 8-2 mark and a berth in the state playoffs as a senior...Served as team captain...Also lettered twice in track and field, running the 400 meters and participating in the shot put & discus events.

Community: Joined teammates and local coaches to demonstrate football fundaments to 150 predominantly Hispanic youth at the 2011 Ravens’ annual Worldwide Day of Play Football clinic in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month...With the Minnesota Vikings, McKinnie was actively involved in the community...Hosted a celebrity basketball game benefiting his alma mater, Woodbury (NJ) HS, and breast cancer research (2009)...Collaborated with Serena and Venus Williams to host a fundraising tennis event...Joined his mother and grandmother to participate in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at the Mall of America (2008)...Hosted a celebrity fundraiser in Miami to benefit Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, an organization started by Dr. Nelson Mandela that helps needy children worldwide through the positive power of sport (2008).

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