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Tank Tyler

Tank Tyler

Player of American football
Tank Tyler
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Player of American football
Is American football player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 14 February 1985, Fayetteville, USA
Age 36 years
Star sign Aquarius
Stats
Height: 74 in
Weight: 325 lbs
Education
North Carolina State University
Sports Teams
Carolina Panthers
Chicago Bears
Kansas City Chiefs
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

DeMarcus Lamon "Tank" Tyler (born February 14, 1985) is a former American football defensive tackle who played last for the Dodge City Law of Champions Indoor Football (CIF). He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina State.

Tyler has also been a member of the Carolina Panthers and Chicago Bears.

Early years

Tyler played high school football at E.E. Smith High in Fayetteville, North Carolina. During his career he achieved all-conference honors, first-team All-Two Rivers Class 4-A Conference, All-Cape Fear Region accolades, and was Cape Fear Region Player of the Year in 2002. He was also invited to play in the 2002 Shrine Bowl.

College career

Tyler played college football at North Carolina State. During his senior season, he was received first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference after recording 87 tackles, three sacks, and a forced fumble. He finished his college career with 173 tackles, five sacks, and two fumble recoveries.

Professional career

2007 NFL Combine

Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 2 in
(1.88 m)
306 lb
(139 kg)
5.18 s 1.75 s 2.96 s 4.76 s 7.47 s 28 in
(0.71 m)
5 ft 1 in
(1.55 m)
42 reps
All values from NFL Combine

Kansas City Chiefs

Tyler was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played in 15 games during his rookie season, starting one. During his second season he started all 16 games at defensive tackle for the Chiefs, recording 29 tackles. In three years with the Chiefs he started 19 of 37 games, recording 62 tackles.

Carolina Panthers

Tyler was traded to the Carolina Panthers on October 19, 2009 for a fifth round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. He was waived on September 4, 2010 during final cuts.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 13 Jun 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://www.panthers.com/news/article-1/Panthers-trade-for-DT-Tyler/42f282dc-b8ac-4304-8ad7-3d0c887a802c
http://www.nfl.com/players/TYL148317
http://www.arenafan.com/players/12742/
https://web.archive.org/web/20080430101227/http://www.kcchiefs.com/player/demarcus_tyler/
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