- Date of Birth:
- December 20, 1991
- 6' 5"
- Calhoun Falls
Martavis Bryant (born Martavis Bryant on December 20, 1991 in Calhoun Falls, South Carolina) is an NFL player. Martavis is currently the wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers, coming onto the team in the fourth round of the NFL Draft in 2014. He played football for Clemson University, competing with fellow future NFL stars Sammy Watkins, DeAndre Hopkins, and Jaron Brown. Martavis skipped his senior year of college to join the NFL. The start to his career was truly remarkable. In his first season, he scored 8 touchdowns in 10 games. In August 2015, Martavis was suspended from the team for the first four games of the season for failing the league’s substance abuse policy. In March 2016, it was announced that he would be suspended from the league for up to one year for repeated, missed drug testing. His agent announced that he was suffering from depression, and would be entering rehab for evaluation.
Best Known For:
Martavis is best known as the wide receiver of the Pittsburgh Steelers
Martavis was raised by his mother, Roberta Bryant. He has two daughters, Brooke and London Bryant. His high school football career was so impressive that Clemson began recruiting him during his freshman year; he verbally signed sophomore year.