• Played NCAA II basketball at Northwood University for one season before transferring to Central Michigan to play football.
• Team captain in 2017 earned All-MAC honors after grabbing 35 passes for 504 yards and 5 touchdowns.
• Caught a 16-yard touchdown pass from Wyoming QB Josh Allen, who the Bills drafted at No. 7 overall in the Senior Bowl.
OFF THE FIELD
Earned degree in communications...Younger brother, Trevor, is a junior linebacker at Central Michigan...When Tyler declared for the NFL Draft, Trevor said he plans to switch to No. 83, Tyler’s former number...Joins Eric Wilson as 2nd Michigan native on the Vikings roster.
Selected in the 5th round (#157) of the 2018 NFL Draft...Was 12 of 14 TEs drafted in 2018. Minnesota traded up 10 spots in the 5th round to grab the Central Michigan tight end.