FAU tight end Harrison Bryant named semifinalist for John Mackey Award

Senior leads nation in receptions, receiving yards among tight ends

BOCA RATON, Fla. – A Florida Atlantic football player is a semifinalist for a national award.

FAU senior Harrison Bryant was named a semifinalist Monday for the John Mackey Award, presented to the top tight end in college football.

The 6-foot-5, 240-pound Georgia native leads the Owls with 708 receiving yards on 48 catches. He has also scored two touchdowns, including a 5-yard touchdown in the last game against rival Florida International.

Bryant's total receptions and receiving yards also lead the nation among tight ends.