Tyhier Tyler out of Woodside High School (Newport News, VA) visited East Carolina when they fell to USF over the weekend but Tyler came away with a good feeling about the Pirates.
The two way player said that he really likes the program and he could picture himself attending school and playing football at ECU.
“I like how the coaches run their program. They talked to us and I liked what they said. I like how they push grades, how they take care of their players and how they.”
Outside of ECU, the 5-foot-7, 150-pound athlete has also been in contact with Georgia Tech, Maryland and UNC Charlotte. While sending out film and getting mail and game invites in return from a variety of schools Tyler said that he really likes ECU.
“I like how the coaches run their program,” said Tyler. “They talked to us and I liked what they said. I like how they push grades, how they take care of their players and how they. I really like the stadium, they have really good fan base, and they had a really nice weight room.”
While the junior is awaiting his first offer he said an ECU offer would mean a lot to him and that he wants to prove that he can play at the next level and an offer is the next step to make that a reality.
Tyler said that his biggest strength on the field is his mind and how smart he plays on the field. As a quarterback, Tyler, can extend the plays and his stat line backs that up.
This season at Woodside High, Tyler has been able to lead the conference in passing by throwing for over 1200 yards passing, 18 touchdowns and three interceptions. Tyler has also been to the rush for over 500 yards and 10 touchdowns.
The stats back up his on field ability but Tyler credits his hard and determined work ethic for his abilities.
On defense Tyler said that he can read the offense well. By playing quarterback, the junior said that he can read the different packages and know what the opposing quarterback is thinking
The class of 2017 recruit said that his recruiting process means a lot to him and his love to play football drives his to keep improving while he looks for his first offer.
As a junior Tyler plans to use the upcoming summer and time to take as many visits as he can while also attending as many camps as he continues to improve his game.