Tyler Orlosky

#65 Tyler Orlosky

OL | r-Sr. | 6-4 | 296 | Cleveland, Ohio | St. Edward HS

2015 (Redshirt Junior)

  • Team Captain
  • All-Big 12 First Team (ESPN.com)
  • All-Big 12 Second Team (Coaches)
  • All-Big 12 Academic First Team 
  • Started all 13 games at center in 2014 and 2015
  • Used on 1,019 plays, including 965 offensive plays
  • Season-high 104 against Oklahoma State
  • Used on 91 plays at Oklahoma
  • Used on 86 plays against Arizona State in the Cactus Bowl
  • Used on 84 plays at Kansas State and Texas Tech
  • Saw action on 70 or more offensive plays in eight games
  • Used on 80 or more offensive plays in six games
  • WVU Offensive Player of the Week (Liberty)
  • Helped pave the way for the offense to average 479.7 yards per game of total offense, 34.0 points per game, 228.2 yards rushing per game and 251.5 passing yards per game
  • Part of an offense that ranked No. 17 nationally in rushing offense, No. 18 in first down offense, No. 23 in total offense and No. 35 in scoring offense

2014 (Redshirt Sophomore)

  • Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
  • Started all 13 games 
  • Used on 1,159 plays, including 1,089 offensive plays
  • Season-high 108 plays at Maryland
  • Named WVU Offensive Player of the Game (Texas Tech)
  • Helped pave the way for the offense to average 499.8 yards per game of total offense, 33.5 points per game, 182.8 rushing yards and 317.0 passing yards
  • Part of the offense that ranked No. 9 in passing offense, No. 11 in first down offense, No. 12 in total offense, No. 34 in scoring offense, No. 43 in rushing offense and No. 45 in third-down offense

2013 (Redshirt Freshman)

  • Academic All-Big 12 Conference First Team
  • Played in 11 games and started three
  • Moved from guard to center during the spring
  • Used on 335 offensive plays
  • Saw action on a season-high 74 plays against William & Mary

2012 (Freshman)

  • Redshirted

High School

  • Played two seasons for coach Rick Finotti at St. Edward High
  • Division I All-Ohio special mention honors in 2011
  • Two-time Northeastern Lakes All-District First-Team Offense
  • Two-time Cleveland Plain Dealer Offensive All-Star
  • No. 3 on the 2011 Cleveland Plain Dealer Top 50 Northeast Ohio football players
  • Named to the Division I All-Ohio second team offense in 2010
  • High school teammate of WVU offensive lineman Brandon Jackson


  • Birthday is February 15
  • Son of John and Debbie Orlosky
  • One of two children
  • Majoring in sport and exercise psychology
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
Totals 4312-2

Football Award Winners for the TCU Game

By Mike Montoro | October 23, 2016

The WVU football coaching staff has named its award winners for outstanding performances in the Mountaineers 34-10 win over TCU

Two Gridders Named Senior CLASS Candidates

By Mike Montoro | October 13, 2016

Football seniors quarterback Skyler Howard and center Tyler Orlosky were named as candidates for the 2016 Senior CLASS Award

Life As A Mountaineer: Tyler Orlosky

By Chris Ostien | September 22, 2016

This week's Life as a Mountaineer profiles West Virginia University senior Tyler Orlosky, a Cleveland, Ohio native who is considered one of the top centers in college football this season.