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Tyler Higby
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Tyler  Higby

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
The Kinkaid School

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 284

Position:
OG

Experience:
2L

10/03/2017

Couldn't Break Us

Spartan Football All-Access takes you inside the Michigan State Football program. This episode includes an inside look the work ten Spartans did as they traveled to Houston to help with the aftermath from Hurricane Harvey as well as an in depth look at the battle against the Iowa Hawkeyes.

Fourth-year player will once again be a significant contributor on the offensive line in 2018 for the Spartans . . . has played in 22 career games, including 13 starts at left guard (six in 2016, seven in 2017).

2017 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 13 games with seven starts at left guard . . . ranked third on the offensive line with nine dominators and tied for third with 37.5 knockdowns . . . played 743 snaps, fourth most among Spartan offensive linemen and sixth most overall on offense . . . posted three knockdowns in playing 64 offensive snaps vs. No. 18 Washington State in the Holiday Bowl . . . had a team-best four knockdowns in 32 snaps at Rutgers . . . played 26 snaps against Maryland, logging three knockdowns, including one dominator . . . was in on 57 snaps in victory over No. 7 Penn State, posting two knockdowns, including one dominator . . . played in all 77 snaps in win over Indiana, logging three knockdowns, including one dominator . . . was in on all 69 snaps of Minnesota game, logging 2.5 knockdowns . . . played in all 64 snaps vs. Michigan, posting six knockdowns, including one dominator . . . played in all 68 offensive snaps of Iowa game, sharing offensive line lead with six knockdowns, including three dominators . . . tied for team lead with 88 snaps against Notre Dame . . . recorded seven knockdowns against WMU, including three dominators in playing the third-most snaps with 70 . . . tied for the most snaps on the offensive line with 78 plays against BGSU.

2016 SEASON (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Played in 10 games, including six starts (BYU, Northwestern, Maryland, Michigan, Illinois, Rutgers) at left guard, to earn his first letter . . . suffered season-ending broken ankle injury in the Rutgers game . . . played more than 400 snaps at guard . . . played season-high 85 snaps at Illinois and had two knockdowns against the Fighting Illini . . . posted three knockdowns against No. 2 Michigan . . . logged five knockdowns vs. BYU on 47 snaps, including two dominators, in his first career start at left guard . . . posted one knockdown in 42 snaps at Indiana . . . registered one knockdown in 13 snaps at No. 18 Notre Dame.

2015 SEASON: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the nation's top offensive tackles by ESPN.com (No. 49) and 247Sports.com (No. 85) . . . rated among the country's top offensive guards by Scout.com (No. 55) . . . listed among the Midlands' top prospects by ESPN.com (No. 91) . . . ranked among the state's Top 100 seniors by ESPN.com (No. 76), Dave Campbell, Texas Magazine and VYPE Magazine . . . named All-Greater Houston Private High School Outstanding Lineman of the Year in 2014 by the Touchdown Club of Houston . . . selected Offensive Lineman of the Year by VYPE (one of 10 players) . . . also named to the Houston Area All-VYPE Team . . . two-time All-Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) selection for Coach Nathan Larned at The Kinkaid School in Houston, Texas . . . named to the Private School Elite Team as a junior . . . three-year letterwinner in both basketball and track and field for the Falcons . . . son of Kirk and Molly Higby . . . born Jan. 26, 1997 . . . communication major.

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