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Tyler Bray on 2012 Heisman Watch List

by admin on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Tyler Bray (Citizen Band Potawatomi tribal member) has been named to the Heismanpundit.com  Heisman trophy watch list for the upcoming 2012 football season. Tyler, QB for the University of Tennessee Volunteer’s, joins a list of 18 athletes who will be followed throughout the season and upgraded and downgraded as play begins week to week.

Tyler Bray (Citizen Band Potawatomi)

Tyler played sparingly last season due to a season ending thumb injury that only allowed him to play in five games. Despite the injury he was still able to garner a SEC Player of the Week Honor and was named to the  pre-season Peyton Manning, Davey O’Brian, and Maxwell watch lists. As a Freshman, Tyler was named SEC Player of the Week a total of three times and played in nine games for the Vols in which he started the final five. Among freshman Division I quarterbacks that year he ranked third in QB rating (142.73), tied for fourth in TDs, sixth in passing yards per game (205.4) and 10th in total yards.

Career Statistics
Season G Att Comp Pct Yds Long Pass Effic. TD Int Yds/G
2010 9 224 125 .558 1849 80 142.7 18 10 205.4
2011 7 247 147 .595 1983 81 144.8 17 6 283.3
TOTAL 16 471 272 .577 3832 81 143.8 35 16 239.5
The Heisman Trophy, presented annually since 1935, is the most prestigious award in sports.  It is named after famed college football coach John W. Heisman.  The 2012 winner will be announced in New York on Saturday, Dec. 8.About Heisman Pundit
Chris Huston, A.K.A. ‘The Heisman Pundit‘, is the creator and publisher of Heismanpundit.com, a site dedicated to analysis of the Heisman Trophy and college football.

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