Former Clemson and Missouri football standout Kelly Bryant has officially signed on to play in the CFL.
Bryant got to Clemson as Deshaun Watson’s backup and was a Tigers’ QB from 2015 to 2018. He led the Tigers to the 2017 ACC Championship and won the MVP award and a spot in the College Football Playoff. after throwing for over 2,800 yards and 13 touchdowns to go along with 665 rushing yards and another 11 touchdowns in 14 games.
After Bryant left Clemson, he transferred to Missouri before the 2019 season. In 10 games, he threw for over 2,000 yards and 15 touchdowns.
Now the 6-foot-4, 220-pound quarterback is taking his talents to the CFL and the Toronto Argonauts.
Former Clemson and Mizzou QB Kelly Bryant signs to CFL
The South Carolina native tweeted about his signing to the Toronto Argonauts and about his eagerness to continue his playing career.
Bryant’s cousin Maravis Bryant is also a member of the same CFL organization. Martavis also played at Clemson and was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2014.
The CFL canceled its 2020 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic and will be returning to play in 2021. Bryant definitely ought to bring a spark to the Argonauts fan base. The CFL season will kick off in the spring given all COVID-19 protocol is met.