2009: Started all 11 games ... caught two balls for 16 yards and a touchdown ... had game's first touchdown vs. Coastal Carolina (10/24) ... caught one pass for seven yards at VMI (10/17).
2008: Played in every game at tight end for Stony Brook, starting 10 games ... four catches for 44 yards ... first catch of the season came vs. Hofstra (9/26) ... best game of the year came in the season finale vs. VMI (11/15) ... had two receptions for 31 yards, including a season-long catch for 18 yards.
2007: Got into nine games as a back-up tight end ... five catches for 67 yards and one score ... picked up his TD pass in the first game vs. Georgetown (9/1) on a three-yard lob ... it was his first career catch ... career-long 23-yard reception at Youngstown St. (9/15) ... two catches for a career-high 28 yards vs. Bryant (10/27).
2006: Got into six games as a true freshman.
High School: A 2006 graduate of Rocky Hill High School ... lettered all four years in football for the Terriers as a tight end ... two-time all-conference player ... all-state and All-New Britain Herald as a senior ... also participated in track in which he set school records in the discus and shot put.
Personal: Born Chris B. Tyler on January 30, 1988 in Hartford, Connecticut ... son of Clyde and Barbara Tyler ... one sister ... majoring in business management.