American Football Database
American Football Database
Copeland Bryan
No. 94     Las Vegas Locomotives
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-07-14) July 14, 1983 (age 38)
Place of birth: San Jose, California
High School: Bellarmine College Preparatory, San Jose, CA
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 253 lb (115 kg)
Career information
College: Arizona
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2007 for the Buffalo Bills
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
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Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2011
Tackles     21
Sacks     2.0
Forced fumbles     0
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Copeland Bryan (born July 14, 1983 in San Jose, California) is a gridiron football defensive end currently of the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League. He was signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Arizona. From 2007 to 2009, he played for the Buffalo Bills. He has also played for the Las Vegas Locomotives.

He is the older brother of NFL safety Courtney Bryan.

Early years

Bryan lettered in football and track at Bellarmine College Preparatory School (San Jose, CA). He participated in triple jump and long jump at the Junior Olympics while in high school.

College career

Bryan played in 43 games with 22 starts (2002–2005) after walking-on team as a freshman. He finished with 109 tackles, 14 sacks, 21 TFLs, 11 PBUs, blocked 1 kick, forced 2 fumbles and had 2 fumble recoveries. He started 9 games senior year, notching a team-high 7.5 sacks and 10.5 TFLs on 39 tackles and played in All-American Classic all-star game following senior campaign. He saw action in 11 games junior year, recording 15 tackles and 1 sack. The prior season, his sophomore season, played in 12 games and started 10 as a linebacker and recorded 29 tackles, 19 solo, along with 2.5 TFLs and 3 PBUs. He saw action in 11 games with 3 starts as a freshman and had 26 total tackles with 15 solos and 7.5 TFLs.

Professional career

Bryan entered NFL as an undrafted free agent, signing with Tennessee on May 4, 2006. He was waived by Titans (9/3/06) and signed to Chicago's practice squad (9/4/06). Bryan signed 2-year contract with Bears (2/8/07). He was released by the Bears was then on the Buffalo Bills roster. He was then cut from the Bills and claimed by the Detroit Lions.

Bryan was signed by the Montreal Alouettes on February 14, 2012.

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