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Tyler Hoover (born January 28, 1990)[1] is an American football tackle who is currently a free agent. He attended Michigan State University and signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2014.

Tyler Hoover
Free agent
Position:Tackle
Personal information
Born: (1990-01-28) January 28, 1990 (age 29)
Novi, Michigan
Height:6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight:297 lb (135 kg)
Career information
High school:Novi (MI)
College:Michigan State
Undrafted:2014
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

High school & collegeEdit

Hoover attended Novi High School in his hometown of Novi, Michigan. He mostly played defensive end, but also saw time at offensive tackle, recording 109 tackles, 8.0 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, and 3 passes defensed as a senior.[2] Hoover also played basketball for his high school, where he lettered for three years and was named the Kensington Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a junior.[2] He then attended Michigan State University, where he played in 48 games (including 23 starts) and made 93 tackles, 9 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, 6 passes defensed, 3 forced fumbles, and 1 fumble recovery over 4 years. Hoover graduated with a degree in studio art.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Hoover signed as an undrafted free agent with the Indianapolis Colts on May 13, 2014.[2] He was waived by the team on August 30, and signed to the practice squad on September 1. However, the following day he was released from the practice squad,[2] and signed with the Philadelphia Eagles on September 9.[3] On September 30, Hoover was released from the Eagles' practice squad.[4] On December 17, the Colts signed him to their practice squad.[5] On January 19, 2015, Hoover signed a reserve/future contract with the Colts.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tyler Hoover, DE for the Indianapolis Colts". NFL.com. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Indianapolis Colts: Tyler Hoover". Colts.com. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  3. ^ Gowton, Brandon Lee (September 9, 2014). "Eagles Practice Squad: Philadelphia signs Brandon Hepburn, Tyler Hoover; releases Colton Underwood". bleedinggreennation.com. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  4. ^ Gowton, Brandon Lee (September 30, 2014). "Eagles Practice Squad: Tyler Hoover, Brandon Hepburn released". bleedinggreennation.com. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  5. ^ "Indianapolis Colts sign T-Tyler Hoover to Practice Squad". Colts.com. December 17, 2014. Retrieved March 11, 2015.

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