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Dez Bryant mentor: “He loves his mom to death”

Cowboys Bryant Arrested Football

In this booking photo released by the DeSoto, Texas, Police Department, Dallas Cowboys football player Dez Bryant is shown. Bryant, 23, was arrested late Monday, July 16, 2012 on a misdemeanor charge of assault. DeSoto police say the charges against the Cowboys player involve an alleged attack against his mother. (AP Photo/DeSoto Police Deptartment)


When we heard Angela Bryant’s voice on a 911 tape, she was telling a dispatcher her son Dez “tried to kill me.”

Now, we have one of his advisers explaining the son’s side.

He’s very remorseful,” David Wells told Rainer Sabin of the Dallas Morning News. “He loves his mom to death. And that’s about it. No one wants to be in a situation like this. No one wants to go to jail.”

Wells has been by Bryant’s side for many of the less serious trangressions, and is by his side now. Monday, Dez Bryant was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor assualt for assaulting his mother. The police report said he tore his mother’s T-shirt and bra, pulled her hair and struck with his cap.

Asked where the mother and son stood today, Wells said: “They’re always communicating. She loves him. He loves her. They’re always communicating.”

Wells has served as a mentor to Bryant for years, and asked what the 23-year-old wideout could do to avoid a future of trouble, he said: “Every day of your life you’ve got to put God first and continue to be yourself. He has to strive every day to be a better man. He came into the league and he made it a goal to play football. He is remorseful about this happening. He is.

“Right now, we’re just trying to get things cleaned up and continue to put God first and hopefully this thing can get resolved and he can get back to business.”

You know another path to staying out of trouble? Not beating up your mom.