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2015 NFL DRAFT

Tyler Larsen, C

School: Utah State  |  Conference: MWC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 313 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
27587-FA
Career Notes
Larsen finished his Utah State career starting 52 consecutive games, which is a school record, and ranks third in the nation among active players.
2013 Season
Larsen was named a second-team All-American by USA Today Sports during his senior season to become just the 12th player in school history to be named a first or second team All-American, including just the third offensive lineman. Larsen was also one of six finalists for the Rimington Trophy in 2013, which is presented annually to the most outstanding center in college football, and became just the ninth player in school history to be a three-time first-team all-conference selection after earning first-team all-Mountain West honors as a senior.During his senior season in 2013, Larsen started all 14 games at center and led the team with an overall performance grade of 89 percent, including 82 percent in technique and 91 percent in effort. He carried out the right assignment 98 percent of the time, including seven games where he graded out at a perfect 100 percent. He also graded out above 90 percent nine times in total performance and above 85 percent 12 times in effort and above 80 percent nine times in technique. Larsen finished the season with 56.5 knockdowns.
2012 Season
Started all 13 games... Earned first-team all-WAC honors for the second-straight year becoming the first two-time first-team all-conference selection at Utah State since Kevin Robinson (2004, 2007) and the first offensive lineman to accomplish the feat since Mauricio Jourdan (1996-97)... Tied for the team lead along with senior Eric Schultz with an 86 percent overall performance grade, including 78 percent in technique and 83 percent in effort... Carried out the right assignment 97 percent of the time, including four games where he graded out at a perfect 100 percent... Graded out above 90 percent two times in total performance and above 80 percent 12 times in effort and seven times in technique... Posted 65.5 knockdowns.
2011 Season
Started all 13 games... Earned first-team all-WAC honors... Led the team with an 89 percent overall performance grade, including 80 percent in technique and 88 percent in effort... Carried out the right assignment 98 percent of the time, including five games where he graded out at a perfect 100 percent... Graded out above 90 percent six times in total performance, five times in effort and two times in technique, as well as all 13 games in assignment... Posted 65.5 knockdowns including a season-high 8.0 at defending national champion Auburn (9/3)... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2010 Season
Started all 12 games at center... Made all the blocking calls for the USU offense.
2009 Season
Played in first two games before suffering knee injury in second game and was awarded a medical redshirt season.
High School
A four-year letterwinner at Jordan (Utah) High School, playing both offensive and defensive line... Earned first-team all-state and second-team all-region honors... Tallied 27 tackles, including six sacks as well as six fumble recoveries with four going for touchdowns as a senior... Helped the Beetdiggers to the state playoffs all four seasons, finishing career with 96 tackles, 16 sacks, 12 fumble recoveries, including four touchdowns... Also lettered in basketball as a junior, helping Jordan HS to playoffs.
Personal
Son of LeRoy and Barbara Larsen... Has three brothers and two sisters... Brother, Cody, played defensive tackle at Southern Utah and is a member of the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL... Married USU softball player Samantha Miller in May, 2013... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.
 
Player News
12/26/2013 - PLAYERS TO WATCH: C Tyler Larsen is one of the senior leaders in Utah State's experienced offensive line. One of six finalists for the 2013 Rimington Trophy, which is given annually to the most outstanding center in college football, Larsen has played in 51 straight games for Utah State. The 6-foot-4, 312-pound senior center anchors an offensive line that ranked fourth in the Mountain West and tied for 37th in the nation with an average of 32.6 points per game. - The Sports Xchange
 

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