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Tyler Wilson
82   Tyler Wilson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Ponca City, Okla.

High School:
Ponca City

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 248

Position:
Tight End

Experience:
1L


04/11/2013

Conference USA Announces Commissioner's Honor Roll

Hurricane has 198 student-athletes honored

03/30/2013

TULSA FOOTBALL SCRIMMAGED SATURDAY MORNING

Spring game is scheduled for next Saturday, April 6 at 1 pm

11/03/2012

Tulsa Falls Short at Arkansas, 19-15

Watts ran for 81 yards and a TD, Green passed for 222 yards to lead Golden Hurricane

08/30/2012

POSITION BREAKDOWN: TIGHT ENDS

Lack of depth doesn't stop Tulsa tight ends

08/09/2012

BLANKENSHIP DESCRIBES PRACTICE AS WEIRD DAY

The two sides of the ball actually played better with their backs up against the wall

Tulsa -- A returning letterwinner and starter . . .

2013 - Played in 11 games and started eight contests . . . caught nine passes for 79 yards . . . caught passes in seven games . . . had one reception for a season-high 15 yards in the season opener against Bowling Green . . .

2012 - Was one of several true freshmen to sit out the season due to red-shirt status . . .

Overall - Missed most of spring practice with an injury . . . played 11 games last year with basically one arm . . . the most experienced tight end . . . a big and tall target . . . possesses good hands . . . a hard worker . . . has added strength and size to his upper body . . . improved as a blocker during spring drills.

High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner and starter at Ponca City High School . . . played tight end, receiver, fullback, quarterback and defensive end at some point in his prep career . . . had 28 receptions for 308 yards his senior season . . . earned Tulsa World honorable mention all-state merits as a senior . . . was named to the all-district 6A-4 team his senior season . . . 19th-ranked Oklahoma prospect by Rivals.com . . . received a Rivals.com three-star rating . . . in his career, caught 62 receptions for 703 yards and five touchdowns, while rushing for 32 yards and one TD and completing 30 passes for 354 yards and three TDs . . . caught 33 passes for 395 yards and five TDs as a junior . . . lettered two years in soccer and one year in basketball . . . high school coach was Rob Fry.

Personal -- Favorite sports movie is The Blind Side . . . his favorite movie is Never back Down . . . his favorite NFL team is the Denver Broncos, while his favorite NFL player is Rob Gronkowski . . . his favorite sport to play besides football is volleyball . . . the most famous person that he has ever met is President George W. Bush . . . one word to best describe himself is "determined" . . . favorite vacation spot is Cancun . . . lists soccer as his favorite sport to watch . . . his favorite pro sports team is Manchester City, and Landon Donovan is his favorite pro athlete . . . parents are Curt and Cynthia Wilson . . . majoring in mechanical engineering . . . born August 22, 1994 in Ponca City, Oklahoma