67   Tyler Pitt
Tyler Pitt

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
McRae, GA

High School:
Telfair County

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 314

Position:
OL

Experience:
3L


11/07/2014

Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes - Nov. 7, 2014

Carey, C. Bebee, J. Meehan, T. Pitt, M. Santacaterina discuss NIU's upcoming game vs. Toledo

10/07/2014

Central Michigan Seeks to Stop NIU Streaks

Huskies Celebrate 108th Homecoming with 4 pm Clash

09/30/2014

Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes - Sept. 30, 2014

Carey, S. Folliard, D. Hare, M. Moore, T. Pitt discuss NIU's upcoming game vs. Kent State

08/18/2014

HUSKIES BY POSITION: Offensive Line Loaded with Experience

Huskies return four of five starters from 2013

04/09/2014

Rosters Set for 2014 Huskie Bowl

Game set for April 19 at 3 p.m.

09/08/2014

NIU defeats Northwestern, 23-15

The Huskies played a dominant second-half of football in Evanston to defeat the Wildcats, 23-15.

08/18/2014

SIGHTS & SOUNDS: NIU Football Releases New Uniforms

It seemed like just another team meeting in the McCareins Room at the Yordon Center Saturday, August 16. Take a look at behind the scenes footage of the Huskies unveiling of their new uniforms on August 16, pranking the team before revealing them.

10/22/2013

Weekly Football Press Conference: Eastern Michigan

Week 9 football press conference with Head coach Rod Carey and players Perez Ford, Matt Krempel and Dechane Durante.

09/30/2013

Northern Illinois Dominate Purdue, 55-24

Highlights from the Huskies historic 55-24 win over the Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium.

09/01/2013

NIU defeats Iowa, 30-27

NIU rallied for a 30-27 victory over Iowa Saturday.

2014:
Started all 13 games as a senior right guard...in his first year as a full-time starter, Pitt helped the NIU offense average 442.5 yards per game...named NIU Offensive Lineman of the Game against UNLV (9-13) and at Western Michigan (11-28)...blocked for a Huskie rushing attack that averaged 252.9 yards per game on the ground...with his fellow lineman, wore down opposing defensive to help the Huskies outscore opponents 227-157 in the second half in 2014...kept quarterback Drew Hare standing with powerful pass blocking, a big reason why the sophomore quarterback threw just two interceptions in 299 pass attempts.

2013:

• Appeared in all 14 games as a member of the Huskies' regular rotation at guard.
• Helped the NIU offense rank fifth in the nation with 519.8 yards per game.
• Blocked for the seventh best rushing attack in the nation (297.2 average).
• Played a key role on an offensive line that gave up the sixth fewest sacks in the nation (11).
• Helped NIU gain the eighth-most yards in MAC history (698) at Kent State (10-5).

2012:
• Appeared in all 14 games for the Huskies and started at right guard in the season opener against Iowa (9-1).
• Member of several Huskie special teams units, including the PAT/FG unit and punt protection squad.

2011:
• Saw action in all 14 games as a member of the punt protection unit and on the field goal/PAT squad.

2010:
• Redshirted.

High School:
• Second team all-state selection as a senior.
• Earned first team all-area and all-conference honors as a junior and senior.
• Second team all-area and all-conference offensive lineman as a sophomore.
• Three-year team captain named best offensive lineman for the Trojans his final two seasons.
• Played in every game from his sophomore through senior years.
• Posted a 169-24 record as a four-year letterwinner in wrestling, setting school records for most wins and most career pins.

Personal:
• Born Sept. 9, 1991.
• Son of Lisa and Bill Pitt.
• Majoring in history.

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