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Thomas Tyner
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Thomas Tyner

RB

Height
5-11
Weight
215 Lbs

Bio

As a true freshman in 2013, Thomas Tyner arrived on the Oregon campus with plenty of expectations and hoopla from Duck nation. After all, he was one of the best to ever come out of Oregon with a unique blend of speed, power and vision.

High School
He was a track and football star at Barlow High School and it seemed the entire football nation was after his commitment.


After all, he’d run for more than 3,400 yards as a senior and once scored 10 touchdowns in a game, finishing his prep career with more than 6,700 yards rushing. He earned plenty of high school All-American honors, as well as player of the year honors in Oregon.

College
And while it took some time for him to acclimate to the Ducks playbook and speed of practice once the pads went on, he certainly showed what the future might hold after getting his feet under him, earning numerous freshman All-American honors in 2013.


Tyner finished his true freshman campaign with 711 yards on the ground (6.2 average) and another 134 through the air on 14 catches.


He closed the regular season with a bang, posting season highs in carries (22) and yards (140) in the Civil War win over Oregon State. In all, he scored nine times in the 2013 campaign and showed more than a little potential after a high school career that included first-team Parade and USA Today All-American nods and being ranked the 12th best high school prospect in the land by Scout.com.


While Tyner has decent size, it is his speed that has Oregon fans drooling with shades of LaMichael James dancing through their heads. Tyner has run sub 10.4 seconds in the 100 meters as a high school trackster and it is that potential big play ability that is tantalizing fans and coaches. Quick to the hole and explosive once he gets into the open, he has the speed to turn a little room into a home run.

Statistics

Stats ATT YDS Y/A TD LONG 20+ 40+ FUM RZ ATT 1DN
2013 Regular Season 115 711 6.2 9 66 4 1 3 27 38

Game Log

Date Opponent Result ATT YDS Y/A LONG RZ ATT TD REC TAR YDS Y/R RZ TAR TD
12-30-2013 @ Texas Longhorns Texas Longhorns 7-30 6 22 3.7 9 1 0 2 2 25 12.5 0 0
11-29-2013 @ Oregon State Beavers Oregon State Beavers 36-35 22 140 6.4 40 2 1 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
11-23-2013 @ Arizona Wildcats Arizona Wildcats 42-16 11 53 4.8 14 4 0 3 3 4 1.3 0 0
11-16-2013 @ Utah Utes Utah Utes 44-21 7 57 8.1 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-7-2013 @ Stanford Cardinal Stanford Cardinal 26-20 1 2 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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