After spending last season at NEO, Bryan is in his seventh year with the Cardinals. He first came to TVCC after spending the previous seven seasons playing and coaching for his alma mater Midwestern State University. As a player from 2004 to 2007, he played defensive line for the Mustangs until an injury cut short his senior year. Bryan began coaching the MSU defensive line as a student assistant in 2008 and spent both the 2009 and 2010 seasons working with the unit. In 2009, he helped lead Midwestern State to the Lone Star Conference Football Championship. He also has a strong background in strength and conditioning.