Joined the Georgia Tech program in August 2012 as a preferred walk-on.
2014 (Redshirt Sophomore): Did not play.
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in two games - vs. Elon (Aug. 31) and Alabama A&M (Nov. 23) ... Recorded first career tackle vs. Alabama A&M.
2012 (True Freshman): Redshirted, did not play.
High School: Eagle's Landing HS ... Was first team all-region (4-AAA) pick as punter in 2010 and 2011 and was second-eam all-region selection as quarterback in 2011 ... Holds school's career record for passing yards (3,650) and set single-season record for passing yards (1,542) in 2011.
Personal:Full name is Tyler Joseph Teknipp ... Son of Joe and Jen Teknipp ... Born Jan. 24, 1994, in Euclid, Ohio ... Has one sister, Caitlin ... Father played football at Kent State (1987-89) and mother was cheerleader there (1988-89) ... Grandfather, Ty Anderson, played hockey at Boston College ... Great grandfather, Osborne "Ty" Anderson, played hockey for Team USA in 1932 Olympics and won silver medal ... Had cousin play football at Troy and another cousin play volleyball at Georgia ... Wore #19 in high school because of love for Cleveland Browns and Bernie Kosar