Jeremy Tyler

#2 Jeremy Tyler

S | Sr. | 5-11 | 207 | Lithonia, Ga. | Martin Luther King HS

2015 (Junior)

  • Played in 12 games
  • Added depth at safety
  • Used on special teams
  • Saw action on 404 plays, including 279 defensive plays
  • Finished with 20 tackles, including 19 solo stops, one interception, two pass breakups, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery
  • Recorded a season-best four solo tackles vs. Arizona State
  • Had a season-high-tying three solo tackles at Kansas State
  • Forced his second career fumble and recovered his first vs. Iowa State
  • Recorded a solo tackle and a pass breakup at Kansas
  • Notched two solo tackles vs. Texas
  • Missed the Texas Tech game due to a death in his family
  • Had a pair of solo tackles at TCU
  • Had three solo tackles at Baylor
  • Recorded first career interception vs. Maryland and returned it 19 yards
  • Had four tackles vs. Georgia Southern

2014 (Sophomore)

  • Played in 13 games 
  • Used on 145 plays, including 59 on defense
  • Season-high 25 against Oklahoma
  • Season-high three tackles against Oklahoma
  • Season-high two solo stops against the Sooners

2013 (Freshman)

  • Played in eight games and started one
  • Added depth at boundary safety
  • Also used on special teams
  • Finished with 17 tackles, including 12 solo stops, three tackles for loss, a pass breakup and a forced fumble
  • Season-high 10 tackles, including 10 unassisted tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, a pass breakup and a forced fumble against Iowa State
  • Registered three tackles and assisted on a tackle for loss at Kansas
  • Posted a solo tackle against Texas
  • Had two solo tackles at TCU

High School

  • Two-year starter for coaches Michael Carson and Rober Freeman at Martin Luther King High
  • Class 5-A all-state and all-region selection, as well as all-area and all-region as a senior
  • Played in the Georgia All-Star game and finished with three tackles and an interception


  • Birthday is March 23
  • Son of Al and Renee Tyler
  • One of four children    
  • Majoring in communication studies
Totals 448319944113161621
2013Fr6125173.08   11
2015Jr12191200.0 116161 

Life As A Mountaineer: Jeremy Tyler

By Chris Ostien | November 17, 2016

In this week's Life As A Mountaineer, we take an inside look at senior safety Jeremy Tyler. Life As A Mountaineer is courtesy of Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration.

Senior Jeremy Tyler - WVU's Handyman

By John Antonik | August 09, 2016

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - When I think of West Virginia University senior safety Jeremy Tyler, I think of my uncle Bryl, one of the handiest people I know. If there is something that needs built or fixed, old uncle Bryl is the first person we usually call.

Players' Media Session: Update No. 12

By WVU Athletic Communications | August 14, 2015

Select West Virginia University players addressed the media prior to practice on Friday, August 14.