FAU tight end Harrison Bryant named semifinalist for John Mackey Award

Senior leads nation in receptions, receiving yards among tight ends

Florida Atlantic's Harrison Bryant is among the nation's top tight ends in college football. (Mark Brown/Getty Images)

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.

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