Tyler Ahles: A Closer Look

Tyler Ahles was a star performer at CU's recent summer camp. The Buff staff liked him enough to offer soon after the event and it only took Ahles and his family a few hours to mull over the offer before accepting. The BSN caught up with the newest Buff to find out exactly what kind of player the new staff has added to the roster.

Height: 6-2
Weight: 230
40 time: 4.7
Bench: 285
Squat: 465
Clean: 260
Vertical: "34
From: San Bernardino, California
High School: Cajon

As a junior, Tyler Ahles had 96 tackles, six forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries, and four sacks. Ahles was named first team all-league. He also competed in wrestling in the heavyweight division (275 lbs.) at a weight of 215 pounds and was the league champion.

Ahles was named first team all-league in track and field with top marks of 149 feet in the discuss and 49.2 feet in the shot put.

Another feat that the linebacker has accomplished is that he is now a Colorado Buffalo. "I went to their camp and did really well," he explained. "They offered me on Monday of last week. I sat around with some family for a while talking about it and we were all getting really excited. I called them back a few hours later to accept the offer."

At the camp, Ahles thoroughly enjoyed the time spent with his new position coaches. "I was really impressed with Coach Collins and Cabral. Coach Cabral has a lot of knowledge on the position and I really respect him and Coach Collins was really fun to be around."

The recent trip to Boulder was not his first. "I went up there in the spring to one of their practices and checked out the area. I really liked Coach Hawk and the staff and just their whole philosophy on everything. When they offered it was a no-brainer because things are about to explode up there and I want to be a part of it."

Besides CU, he had received interest from USC, Arizona State and San Diego State. "I attended camps at all three of those places and thought I did really well, but Colorado was my only offer."

Ahles carries a 3.37 core GPA and scored an 1550 on the SAT. He would like to major in Psychology.


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