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#14 Tyler Christensen

Height 6-1
Weight 242 lbs.
Class RS Fr.
Hometown Belmond, Iowa
High School Belmond-Klemme

2009 – – Not listed on two-deep following spring practice.

2008 – – Redshirted after joining team as a walk-on.

High school honors – – earned first team all-state honors at linebacker as a senior . . . district defensive MVP as a senior . . . first team all-district linebacker for final three prep seasons . . . Career – – earned four letters as linebacker and running back . . . team captain as a senior and served as team captain in Iowa Shrine Bowl . . . holds school record for career tackles with 379 . . . rushed for 817 yards as a senior and also gained 196 receiving yards and passed for 111 yards . . . totaled 120 tackles as a senior as team posted 7-2 record . . . as a junior rushed for 523 yards and had 133 tackles . . . had 85 tackles and 870 rushing yards as a sophomore . . . also lettered in wrestling and track and field.

Personal – – Born 6/08/89 . . . Health & Sports Studies major . . . parents are Monica and Darwin Christensen . . . high school coach was his father, Darwin Christensen.