A numerical look at the Georgia Tech's historic first meeting with Georgia Southern
Friday's scrimmage that was played as a full, four-quarter contest with officials
Notes and highlights from Saturday's scrimmage at Bobby Dodd Stadium.
Did not participate in spring drills, recovering from foot injury.
2014 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in 14 games, starting first two games ... Had six tackles, including five solo, 1.0 tackle for loss, 1.0 sack, and broke up one pass ... Had one tackle in Orange Bowl win over Mississippi State (Dec. 31) ... Had one pass break up vs. Duke (Oct. 11) ... Had one solo tackle at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ... Notched two tackles which included first career sack for loss of eight yards at Tulane (Sept. 6) ... Recorded first career start and had career-high two tackles against Wofford (Aug. 30).
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 11 games ... Learned great deal from Jeremiah Attaochu and defensive line coach Mike Pelton ... Made tackle at Miami (Oct. 5) ... 2013-14 ACC Honor Roll.
2012 (True Freshman): Redshirted, did not play ... 2012-13 ACC Honor Roll.
High School: Gulf Shores HS ... Played for head coach Ben Blackmon ... Attended Pickens HS outside of Atlanta as freshman before family moved to Alabama ... Rated as three-star prospect by Rivals and Scout ... Finished senior season with 79 tackles, three sacks, four blocked kicks, three caused fumbles and fumble recovery ... 79 stops led league and was fourth in state ... Second-team all-state and all-region pick.
Personal: Full name is Tyler Dean Stargel ... Born Nov. 23, 1993, in Marietta, Ga. ... Son of Dennis and Rhonda Stargel ... Started playing football at age 8 ... Enjoys listening to live music and is learning guitar ... Chose Tech because “academics are second to none” ... Was four-year member of Honor Roll and National Honor Society in high school ... Majoring in business administration.