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Tyler  Tettleton

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RS Senior

Norman, Okla.

High School:
Norman North

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 207



#Solich10for10: No. 4 - Ohio vs. ULM - 2012

Ohio's dominating 45-14 victory over Louisiana Monroe in the 2012 Advocare V100 Independence Bowl checks in at No. 4 on the #Solich10for10 countdown


#Solich10for10: No. 5 - Ohio vs. Marshall - 2011

Ohio's dominating 44-7 effort at home against Marshall in 2011 checks in at No. 5 on the #Solich10for10 countdown


#Solich10for10: No. 7 - Ohio vs. Temple - 2011

Ohio's thrilling 35-31 win vs. Temple in 2011 checks in at No. 7 on the #Solich10for10 countdown


#Solich10for10: No. 8 - Ohio at Bowling Green - 2011

Ohio's come-from-behind win at Bowling Green in 2011 checks in at No. 9 on the #Solich10for10 countdown


Ohio Football Names 2014 Captains

Carpenter, Edmond, Kristoff and Vick earn captain nods


Ohio QB Tyler Tettleton Feature

Bobcat signal caller threw for over 2,500 yards for the second-consecutive season.


Ohio vs. ULM

Independence Bowl


Ohio vs Miami (Ohio)

Ohio vs Miami (Ohio)


Ohio vs Norfolk State

Ohio vs Norfolk State


Ohio vs. Utah State - 2011 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Ohio vs. Utah State - 2011 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - AP Photo Gallery


MAC Championship - AP Photo Gallery

MAC Championship - AP Photo Gallery

Tyler Tettleton Photo Gallery | VIDEO: Tyler Tettleton Back in the Saddle - WOUB | VIDEO: Meet Tyler Tettleton - WOUB

Owns 27 Ohio University Football School Records
2013 Walter Camp Foundation Player of the Year Watch List
2013 Davey O'Brien Award Watch List
2012 Independence Bowl Co-Offensive Most Valuable Player
Two-time Phil Steele Postseason All-Conference
2012 Phil Steele Midseason All-Conference Second Team
2012 Team Captain
2012 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award - Watch List
2012 Manning Award - Watch List
2012 Davey O'Brien Award - Watch List
2012 College Football Performance Awards Quarterback Trophy - Watch List
2011 All-MAC Third Team

2013: Became the only player in school history tosurpass 2,500 yards through the air for the third-consecutive season... Finished the year with 21 touchdown passes... Opened the year at Louisville by throwing for 140 yards, going 11-of-23 through the air... Rebounded with a strong game in the Bobcats' home-opener against North Texas as he went 19-of-30 with two touchdowns and two interceptions... Threw a touchdown on the opening play of the game as he hit Chase Cochran for a 75-yard pitch and catch... Also surpassed 6,500 career passing yards against North Texas... Helped Ohio to its third straight win over Marshall after he went 25-of-38 through the air for 266 yards and one passing touchdown... In the second half against the Herd, he was at his best as he went 19-of-23 for 191 yards... Passed for three touchdowns for the seventh time in his career against Austin Peay to lead the Bobcats to a 38-0 victory over the Governors... Played less than three quarters at Akron, but still tossed a pair of touchdowns and passed for 171 yards against the Zips... Surpassed 300 yards passing for the fifth time in his career against Central Michigan (319)... He also tossed a pair of touchdown against the Chippewas... Posted a career day at Eastern Michigan as he threw for 375 yards (23-of-30) and four touchdowns to lead the Bobcats past the Eagles... Earned MAC East Player of the Week following his performance at EMU... Surpassed 300 yards passing against Miami for the second straight season as he went 22-of-32 for 306 yards and three touchdowns... Closed out the regular season with 243 yards passing and two touchdowns against UMass... Finished the year by throwing for 228 yards and one touchdown in the Beef `O' Brady's Bowl.

2012: Received Phil Steele All-MAC Second Team honors following the season... Became the first Ohio quarterback to throw for 2,500 yards-or-more in back-to-back seasons... Finished the year by completing 228-of-367 of his passes for 2,844 yards passing (62.1 percent), 18 touchdowns and just four interceptions... His 244 rushing yards ranked third on the team... Picked up right where he left off from 2011 as he went 31-of-41 for 324 yards to lead the Bobcats to a convincing 24-14 victory over Penn State... He also accounted for three touchdowns and set career bests in completions (31) and attempts (41)... Finished 15-for-23 against New Mexico State for 257 yards against New Mexico State... He also accounted for three touchdowns (two passing; one touchdowns) against the Aggies... Passed for three touchdowns and 200 yards at Marshall as he led the `Cats back from seven point deficit in the fourth quarter... Did not play against Norfolk State... Returned to the starting lineup at Massachusetts after missing the previous week against Norfolk State... In his return against the Minutemen, he went 15-of-27 for 229 yards and two touchdowns, completing passes to eight different receivers... Passed for 183 yards and one touchdown against Buffalo... Became the school's all-time leader for career touchdowns as he threw for a pair of touchdowns at home against Akron... He also hauled in his first career touchdown pass against the Zips... Recorded his fourth career 300-yard passing game and rushed for a touchdown in a 23-20 loss at Miami... Threw three touchdowns and completed 19-of-27 passes for 255 yards against Eastern Michigan... Passed for 145 yards against Bowling Green to surpass former Bobcat Sammy Shon as the all-time leader in career passing yards... Completed his first 10 passes at Ball State and finished the game by going 22-of-30 for 236 yards through the air against the Cardinals... Capped the regular season at Kent State by throwing for 232 yards... Was named Co-Offensive Most Valuable Player at the 2012 Independence Bowl after he threw for over 300 yards for the fifth time in his career, finishing the game with 331 yards... He also passed for a pair of touchdowns in the Bobcats' second straight bowl win.

2011: Authored one of the finest seasons in school history by an Ohio quarterback last year. In 2011, Tettleton set 12 single season records... Became the first quarterback in school history to throw for over 3,000 yards... The Ohio signal-caller also accounted for 38 touchdowns, passing for 28 and rushing for 10... Finished second on the team in rushing with 658 yards... Earned All-MAC Third Team, Phil Steele All-MAC Third Team and CollegeSportsMadness.com All-MAC Third Team honors... Finished 16-of-28 passing for 153 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for 40 yards and two more scores in his first career start at New Mexico State (Sept. 3)... Had 153 yards and two touchdowns on 15-of-25 passing vs. Gardner-Webb (Sept. 10)... Tallied 332 total yards (279 passing, 53 rushing) while passing for three touchdowns and running for another score vs. Marshall (Sept. 17)... Finished 24-of-37 passing for 341 yards - seventh all-time in Ohio single-game annals - and three touchdowns at Rutgers (Sept. 24)... Had 276 yards and two touchdowns on 28-of-42 passing vs. Kent State (Oct. 1)... Had 203 passing yards and a touchdown while rushing for 66 yards and another score at Buffalo (Oct. 8), becoming the Bobcats' all-time leader in passing yards by a sophomore... Threw for 246 yards and two touchdowns on 18-for-30 passing while also rushing for 30 yards vs. Ball State (Oct. 15)... Logged his second 300-yard passing game of the year as he passed for 328 yards and a pair of touchdowns at Akron (Oct. 22)... Passed for three touchdowns against Temple (Nov. 2) and Miami (Nov. 22)... Finished the year with 220 yards passing and scored the game-winning touchdown in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (Dec. 18).

2010: Redshirted.

2009: Saw action in 10 games under center, completing nine of 23 passes for 128 yards with two interceptions... 111 of those 128 yards came in the home loss to Kent State... Recorded a rushing touchdown in the win at Buffalo.

Prior to Ohio: Passed for 1,947 yards and 21 touchdowns as a senior with 547 yards and eight touchdowns on the ground... Team finished in the quarterfinals three times and claimed the district championship in 2007... Served as team captain during his senior year... Played for Lance Manning... Also played two seasons of basketball.

Personal: Son of Sylvia Nettleton and Mickey Tettleton... Born Nov. 21, 1990... Has one younger sister Jessica... Father Mickey was a two-time Major League Baseball All-Star catcher... Enjoys golf, playing video games and working out... Lists Brett Favre as his favorite professional athlete and the Oklahoma City Thunder as his favorite professional team... Sports Management major.