84   Tyler Clasey
Tyler Clasey

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Champaign, IL

High School:
Centennial

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
WR

Experience:
2L


2008: Appeared in 12 games as a member of special teams. Totaled five tackles on the season. Made two assisted stops at Tennessee (10-4). Had one tackle each against Indiana State (9-20), Eastern Michigan (9-27), and Toledo (10-18).

2007: Appeared in the last five games of the season as a member of the punt coverage and kickoff return units. Made one tackle at Navy (11-17).

2006: Redshirted.

High School: Senior honors included team captain and Defensive Player of the Year, first team All-Big 12 at defensive back and second team All-Big 12 at wide receiver, first team Champaign News-Gazette All-Area at defensive back and special mention at wide receiver. Had 36 receptions for 615 yards (17.1 avg.) and six TDs at receiver, totaled 34 tackles, six interceptions and four blocked kicks at defensive back, and averaged 39.9 yards per punt on 33 boots for 6-4 state Class 6A playoff qualifier during his senior year. Second team All-Big 12 with 28 catches for 402 yards (14.3 avg.) and four TDs while totaling 28 tackles for playoff qualifier as a junior. Caught 22 passes for 273 yards (12.4 avg.) and two TDs his sophomore year. Three-time letterwinner in football and basketball. Team captain on basketball team during his senior season. National Honor Society member, Big 12 Leadership Award, and Dean's List student.

Personal: Born Aug. 10, 1987. Finance major. Son of Jeff and Debbie Clasey. Holds a 3.25 GPA to earn Huskie Scholar recognition. Grandfather Robert Clasey was a football letterwinner at Purdue from 1955-56. Enjoys music and recreational water sports.