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 4912-2

Orlosky Named Rimington Trophy Finalist

By Michelle Pelini, Rimington Trophy | December 05, 2016

The Rimington Trophy is pleased to announce its 2016 finalists: Pat Elflein, Ohio State, Tyler Orlosky, West Virginia and Ethan Pocic, LSU

Wild Card Orlosky Always Has Something to Say

By John Antonik | December 02, 2016

If only Tyler Orlosky was on Twitter. West Virginia University’s senior center has more opinions than Donald Trump does at three in the morning, and like Trump, he’s willing to voice them anytime, anywhere.

Orlosky Named Senior CLASS Award Finalist

By Mike Montoro | November 03, 2016

West Virginia University football senior Tyler Orlosky was named one of 10 finalists for the 2016 Senior CLASS Award, today.