Bryson Powers, University of Tulsa

University of Tulsa safety Bryson Powers, who graduated cum laude with a degree in mechanical engineering and is pursuing a master’s degree in business administration, has been named a Military Bowl 3M STEM Scholar-Athlete for the second year in a row.

Powers, who is from Klein, Texas, has a 3.7 grade-point average and has been on the Dean’s List throughout his college career. He has interned at Honeywell as a design process engineer and spent the first half of 2022 as an intern at Porthaven Partners, a national real estate and advisory firm.

Powers has been recognized as a member of the CoSIDA Academic All-District team and coming out of high school was named the 2017 Houston Scholar Athlete of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Houston.

The Military Bowl and 3M are proud to announce the members of the second annual Military Bowl 3M STEM Scholar-Athlete Program, recognizing some of the brightest minds taking the football field in the ACC and the American Athletic Conference.

“Once again the Military Bowl 3M STEM Scholar-Athlete Program is shining a light on a remarkable group of student-athletes,” Military Bowl President & Executive Director Steve Beck said. “These young men are leaders on and off the field, taking head on the challenges of rigorous course work while helping their teams every Saturday.”

The Military Bowl 3M STEM Scholar-Athlete Program honors one football player at each university that is a member of the ACC and the American Athletic Conference – the two conferences that are represented in the Military Bowl college football game. These players are studying STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) subjects and/or aspire to STEM careers.

“3M is excited to recognize these outstanding students pursuing degrees in STEM-related fields,” said Skip Driessen, Director of 3M Government Markets. “We know how hard these scholar-athletes have worked on the field and in the classroom and look forward to their continued success.”