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Tyler Carlton
51   Tyler Carlton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sapulpa, Okla.

High School:
Sapulpa HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 178

Position:
Punter

Experience:
RS


Tulsa -- Was one of several freshmen to sit out last year due to red-shirt status . . . a walk-on athlete . . . has good fundamentals . . . very coachable . . . will continue to improve with experience.

High School -- Was a four-year letterwinner at Sapulpa High School . . . started two years at receiver and his senior season at safety, and also punted . . . had 40 punts for a 44.7 yard average as a senior . . . had 25 catches for 240 yards and 6 TDs as a receiver . . . was named to the Daily Oklahoman second team all-state squad . . . earned first-team all-district 6A-4 honors . . . caught 15 passes for 300 yards as a junior, and punted 37 times for a 39.7 average . . . also played soccer where he was named all-district with 5 goals as a senior . . . high school coach was Mike Hainzinger.

Personal -- Enjoys watching ESPN SportsCenter, hunting, fishing and playing golf . . . his favorite book is Do You Love Football by Jon Gruden . . . his favorite NFL player is Jerry Rice and his favorite professional athlete is golfer Phil Mickelson . . . the Dallas Cowboys is his favorite NFL team . . . his craziest ambition is to travel to the moon . . . lists Kiawah Island, South Carolina as the most memorable place he has visited . . . his grandfather, Leroy Tennyson, played basketball at Tulsa in 1938 . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . his father also attended Tulsa . . . parents are Chris and Debbie Carlton . . . majoring in exercise sport science . . . born April 4, 1986.