North Lamar offensive lineman Ryder Bryant will play football at the next level beginning the fall of 2017. This week Bryant put his signature on the dotted line to join the Hardin Simmons’ Cowboys in Abilene, Texas. HSU is a NCAA Division III school that participates in the American Southwest Conference. Joining him as he signs are his father, Hank, and his mother, Jennifer. Standing behind are Panther coaches Logan McGill, NL Athletic Director Aaron Emeyabbi, and Martin Bryant. Bryant plans to major in Criminal Justice.