Career Honors: 2007: KU Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week (vs. Nebraska).
2007 (Fr.): Redshirted his first year at Kansas.
High School: Was a two-time all-league selection... Earned honorable mention honors as a sophomore... Was a three-year letterwinner... Played wide receiver and cornerback... As a senior he had 60 tackles and two interceptions defensively... Also had 350 receiving yards... As a junior he recorded 50 tackles and two interceptions... Also lettered in track and basketball... Was a two-time regional qualifier in track... Was a Kansas City Star scholar-athlete and a high school Heisman nominee.
Personal: Born in Kansas City, Kan... Majoring in business and engineering... Aspires to own his own business... Hobbies include rapping and watching movies... Likes to make music... Son of LaVeda and Eric Tyler, Sr... Has one sister.
Favorites: Place to eat in Lawrence - Jefferson's; Activity other than football - Rapping; Athlete - Jerry Rice; Pregame ritual - Praying; Football memory - Going to the Orange Bowl; Thing about your team - Staying together