Graduates receive student-athlete stoles at Friday’s GTAA graduation brunch
87 Georgia Tech student-athletes participated in internships this summer
Yellow Jackets gaining real-world experience at a variety of world-class organizations
Fifth-year senior Swilling hauls in 61-yard touchdown catch with 1:32 to go to lift Gold to comeback win
Football Buries NC State (Photos by Steven Jensen)
2016 (Redshirt Sophomore): Appeared in four games as a reserve defensive lineman ... Made the most of his limited playing time, recording four tackles in four games ... Had two stops, including being in on a tackle for loss, at No. 18 North Carolina (Nov. 12).
2015 (Sophomore): Redshirted.
2014 (True Freshman): Played in five games ... Recorded two tackles ... Had one tackle at NC State (Nov. 8) ... Recorded one tackle in first collegiate game in season opener against Wofford (Aug. 30).
High School: Played four years of football at Demopolis H.S. under coach Tom Causey ... Was versatile athlete, playing outside linebacker, middle linebacker and defensive end ... Was three-year team captain ... Named honorable-mention all-state as a defensive lineman in 2013 ... Made 41 tackles as a senior, including 20 for loss and three sacks.
Personal: Full name is Tyler Thomas Merriweather ... Born July 1, 1996 ... Son of Malcom and Hattie Merriweather ... Began playing football in sixth grade ... Majoring in business administration ... Member of ACC academic honor roll.
Tackles: 2 at No. 18/17 North Carolina, Nov. 5, 2016
Solo Tackles: 1, five times - last vs. No. 7 Georgia, Nov. 25, 2017
Tackles for Loss: 0.5 at No. 18/17 North Carolina, Nov. 5, 2016