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Tyler Nero
Tyler Nero

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Atmore, Ala.

High School:
Escambia County

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 277

Position:
DL

Major:
Public Administration

2013 | Saw first action of career against Western Carolina for the SEC Champions

2012 | Did not see varsity action for the Tigers while redshirting ... SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

High School | Defensive lineman from Escambia County High ... High School Coach: Mark Heaton ... 22nd-ranked defensive tackle nationally and 10th-ranked player from the state of Alabama according to Rivals.com ... ranked 11th among defensive tackles in the country, ninth overall in the state of Alabama and 98th nationally according to Scout.com ... ranked 12th among defensive tackles nationally, ninth from the state of Alabama and 157th overall nationally on 247Sports.com ... ranked 33rd at defensive tackle nationally and 17th overall in the state of Alabama according to ESPN.com ... ranked 11th overall from the state of Alabama according to SuperPrep ... ranked 11th on the Birmingham News' 2012 list of Super Seniors ... member of the ESPN All-Alabama Team prior to his senior season ... honorable mention 4A Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State in junior and senior seasons ... four-star prospect according to Rivals, Scout, and 247Sports.com ... registered 69 tackles, including 17 tackles for loss, one sack, 17 QB hurries, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery as a senior ... in his junior season, recorded 72 tackles including 19 tackles for loss, nine sacks, forced two fumbles and blocked four punts

Personal | Birthday is November 30 ... son of Norman Nero and Kim Gaines ... Major: Public Administration