Tyler Kroft

240 lbs

Tyler Kroft


Tyler Kroft is a tight end for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights of the Big Ten Conference. He was named a member of the 2014 pre-season All-Big Ten second team by Phil Steele.

High School

Kroft attended Downingtown East High School in Pennsylvania. A consensus three-star recruit, Kroft was a tight end during his sophomore and junior seasons but moved to wide receiver as a senior. He tallied 40 catches for 669 yards and eight scores his senior year as he was named an All-Southeastern Pennsylvania selection by the Philadelphia Inquirer.


Kroft redshirted at Rutgers in 2011 and played in 11 games in 2012. In limited action he made three catches on the season for 59 yards and a touchdown. Kroft’s touchdown reception was a 12-yard grab against Syracuse. He earned a spot on the All-Big East Ac...