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Tyler Teknipp
Tyler Teknipp

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
McDonough, Ga.

High School:
Eagle's Landing

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
01/24/1994



Joined the Georgia Tech program in August, 2012 as a preferred walk-on.

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.

High School: Eagle's Landing HS... was a first team all-region (4-AAA) pick as a punter in 2010 and 2011 and was a second team all-region selection as a quarterback in 2011... holds his school's career record for passing yards (3,650) and set the 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 a sister, Caitlin... his father played football at Kent State (1987-89) and his mother was a cheerleader there (1988-89)... his grandfather, Ty Anderson, played hockey at Boston College... his great grandfather, Osborne "Ty" Anderson played hockey for Team USA in the 1932 Olympics and won the silver medal... had a cousin play football at Troy and another cousin play volleyball at Georgia... wore #19 in high school because of his love for the Cleveland Browns and Bernie Kosar.

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