Video: Missouri Tight End Tyler Hanneke Talks About Getting A Scholarship

Missouri awarded redshirt senior Tyler Hanneke a scholarship over the weekend.

The Missouri Tigers coaching staff moved redshirt senior walk-on Tyler Hanneke from defensive end to tight end during fall camp and last weekend gave him the news that he was being put on scholarship for his final season. 

“He’s already graduated. He’s a graduate student at this point," Missouri coach Barry Odom said. "He moved over to the offensive side and he’s playing both ways in some certain spots. He’s a starter in some of our special teams units and is a kid that he’s deserved everything he’s getting at this point and continues to do it every day in practice.”

Hear what Hanneke said about those two changes when he spoke with reporters on Monday in this video from

Tyler Hanneke (Nate


You can follow Nate Latsch on Twitter at @NateLatsch or email him at

Want more coverage? Become a member today to get insider information, members-only forums, exclusive videos, team shop offers and ticket discounts. Click HERE to learn more and get a 7-day free trial.

Black & Gold Illustrated Top Stories