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Tyler Gooch
19   Tyler Gooch

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Union HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 188

Position:
Quarterback

Experience:
2L


Tulsa ?? A returning letterwinner and starter . . . 2001 ?? Played in nine games . . . started six contests . . . started his first game against New Mexico State, after coming off the bench in the first three games . . . against NMSU, he completed 72-percent of his passes (13-of-18) for 86 yards before leaving the game with an injury . . . missed the Hawaii and Louisiana Tech games with an ankle sprain . . . completed 56 percent of his passes for 825 yards and five touchdowns . . . had two 100+ rushing games . . . became just the second quarterback in school history to have two 100+ rushing contests in the same season . . . the other was Steve Gage in 1985 . . . was the second-leading rusher with 361 yards and a 5.2 average per carry . . . had 344 yards in total offense and three TDs against Rice . . . threw for a season-high 204 yards and two touchdowns, while completing 21-of-37 passes against Rice, and had a season-best 140 rushing yards in that game . . . also had 102 rushing yards on 19 carries, while completing 62-percent of his passes for 196 yards and two TDs against San Jose State . . . his 49-yard touchdown run against Rice was the longest run from scrimmage on the season for the Hurricane . . . Overall ?? Had a good spring . . . has good intuition and instinctiveness as a player . . . has shown an ability to be a playmaker . . . showed his ability to move the offense in spring drills . . . adapted well to the offense . . . has improved strength and size . . . also improved his leadership abilities in the spring.

High School ?? Was a four-year letterwinner and two-year starter at Union High School . . . compiled a 25-3 record as a starter his junior and senior seasons . . . was a Tulsa World and Daily Oklahoman first-team all-state performer . . . listed among Max Emfinger's Oklahoma Super Top 30 senior prospects (19th) . . . was third in Class 6A in passing as a senior . . . completed 63-percent of his passes (179-of-282) for 1,901 yards and 29 touchdowns his senior season . . . had career totals of 3,796 yards while completing 311-of-519 passes for 44 TDs . . . rushed for 572 yards and eight TDs his senior season . . . had 1,441 career rushing yards and 17 touchdowns . . . completed 125-of-224 passes for 1,803 yards and 14 TDs his junior season . . . rushed for 778 yards and nine touchdowns on 118 carries as a junior . . . was a preseason SuperPrep magazine Midlands region All-America selection . . . was named to the Daily Oklahoman ?Blue Chip? list . . . high school coach was Bill Blankenship.

Personal ?? Favorite NFL team is the Dallas Cowboys . . . lists Doug Flutie as his favorite NFL player . . . enjoys playing video games, cards and watching movies . . . his favorite movie is Braveheart . . . his favorite athlete is the late Mickey Mantle . . . lists ?Friends? as his favorite TV show . . . ?exciting, determined and outgoing? are three words that best describe him . . . majoring in exercise sports science . . . born April 12, 1982 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Career Statistics

PassingGCompAttYdsIntTDPctYpgLong
2001 (Fr)9921608257557.591.764

RushingGAttGainLossNetTDAvgLong
2001 (Fr)9704195836125.249