April 18, 2007

Bryant's next step?

Through his first three seasons of college football, Dorien Bryant could have been described as anything but stoic.

In that sense, the Boilermaker senior hopes to be a different player in 2007.

"My biggest thing that I've really tried to work on is playing with emotion, but maybe not showing it quite so much," Bryant said. "I'm a very emotional player and I like to do some talking and some things to hype people up.

"But at the same time, I need to calm it down sometimes. I'm just working on playing the game within the game."

Specifically, Bryant's sometimes very clearly allowed frustration to take hold, when things haven't been going his or Purdue's way. He said sometimes that emotion took over.

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