Dez Bryant (born November 4, 1988) is an American football wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Cowboys in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma State.
Bryant attended Lufkin High School in Lufkin, Texas. As a senior he was a member of the Texas Football Super Team first-team and was an All-state selection after recording 53 receptions for 1,207 yards with 21 touchdowns.
Bryant chose to play college football at Oklahoma State over LSU, Nebraska, and Arkansas. As a freshman in 2007 he finished second on the team with 43 receptions for 622 yards and six touchdowns in 12 games. In a game against Kansas he set an OSU record for receiving yards in a game by a freshman with 155. Bryant had a great performance in the 2007 Insight Bowl, recording nine receptions for 117 yards and two touchdowns in a 49-33 win against the Indiana Hoosiers.