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Tyler Vernon
Tyler  Vernon
Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Hoschton, Ga.

High School:
Mill Creek

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 231

Position:
DL


04/17/2017

#TGW: Back-and-Forth Scrimmage Sets Up Friday's Spring Game

Georgia Tech football hits home stretch before annual intrasquad tilt at Bobby Dodd Stadium

2016 (True Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Named second-team all-state, first-team all-county and first-team all-region after leading Gwinnett County and setting a single-season school record with 17 sacks as a senior … 17 sacks in 2015 broke his own school record of 14 that he compiled as a junior … Also holds single-game school record with five sacks … Helped lead Mill Creek H.S. (coach Shannon Tarvis) to back-to-back region championships as a junior and senior … Lettered three times in both football and track and field in both the shot put and discus.

Personal: Full name is Tyler Nicholas Vernon … Born Oct. 5, 1997 … Son of Paul and Anita Vernon … Has a younger brother … Cousin, Blake Wood, was an all-ACC pitcher at Georgia Tech and is currently a member of the Cincinnati Reds … Tyler started playing football at age six ... Majoring in biology.



CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 1 vs. Jacksonville State, Sept. 9, 2017