Former OSU Star Dez Bryant Earns Third Pro Bowl Nod - - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - |

Former OSU Star Dez Bryant Earns Third Pro Bowl Nod

Posted: Updated:
STILLWATER, Oklahoma -

For the 13th consecutive season and for the 40th time in the last 28 seasons, an Oklahoma State Cowboy has earned a spot in the NFL Pro Bowl, as Dez Bryant was added to the NFC roster Monday.

This marks the third time in the last four seasons that Bryant has earned a Pro Bowl nod.

Bryant missed three games for the Dallas Cowboys this year, but still finished with 50 receptions for 796 yards and eight touchdowns. His eight touchdown receptions tied him for ninth in the league during the regular season, as did his 15.9 yards per reception.

He hit a significant career milestone this season when he moved into second in franchise history for receiving touchdowns, as he passed Michael Irvin and now stands at 67 for his career. Bryant's 67 career receiving touchdowns since 2010 trail only the 68 of Rob Gronkowski.

Bryant's appointment to the 2017 Pro Bowl marks the 56th time that an Oklahoma State product has earned a spot in the game.

Bryant starred for Oklahoma State in 2008, earning consensus All-America honors and finishing as the runner-up for the Biletnikoff Award, presented to the nation's top receiver after making 87 receptions for 1,480 yards and 19 touchdowns.

The NFL Pro Bowl kicks off at 7 p.m. CT on Sunday, Jan. 29 in Orlando.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

More Sports

  • OU Sooners

    Find the latest sports news, schedules and more for the OU Sooners now!

  • OKC Thunder

    Thunder Up! Get the latest sports news, game highlights, videos and updates on the team.

  • TU Golden Hurricane

    Follow the TU Golden Hurricane! Get sports scores, news and highlights.

  • ORU Golden Eagles

    ORU Golden Eagles fans can find the latest news on the team, scores and video here!

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103 is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.