Tyler Sumner - 2012
JUNIOR (2011): Appeared in 13 games with two starts... Missed only the Tusculum game (9/10)... Made three grabs for 56 yards... Caught one pass for seven yards in the season opener at Samford (9/3)... Caught one pass for a season-high 27 yards at Wofford (11/12)... Made one catch for 22 yards against Furman (10/15)... Also returned two kickoffs for nine yards... Started on the White team in the spring game.
SOPHOMORE (2010): Started at wide receiver in 13 games and played in all 15... caught one pass for nine yards vs. Savannah State... had one catch for seven yards at Navy... career-long reception of 40 yards came at Coastal Carolina... longest catch at that point in season for Eagles set up scoring situation with field goal against Chants... 22-yard reception in Western Carolina game helped get GSU down the field for its second touchdown... Only catch in Blue-White spring game resulted in a 11-yard TD for the White team.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2009): Best outing was at Samford with four catches for 33 yards and long of 12... Connected with Lee Chapple for two receptions at South Dakota State for 11 yards... had one catch for 11 yards vs. WCU... First collegiate touchdown reception was a nine-yard catch in fourth quarter vs. Chattanooga... recorded an 11-yard reception at Appalachian State... capped off his spring season catching a game-high nine passes for 86 yards and two touchdowns... made a diving catch over the middle for a 10-yard touchdown in the second quarter... finished off the scoring with a 1-yard TD catch in the final minute.
FRESHMAN (2008): Redshirted.
PREP: Lettered three years in football, twice in baseball and basketball while also lettering in track... First Team All-Region his final three years... Three-time All-City pick... named Player of the Year in Region 3-AA... his senior year recorded 28 receptions for 662 yards (23.6 ypc) and 12 touchdowns... recorded 89 tackles and intercepted a pass... team MVP... played for Coach Donald Chumley.
PERSONAL: Born April 26, 1990 in Savannah... his dad has been a major influence, "We both enjoy sports."... most admires Michael Jordan, "He is a winner."... enjoys fishing and hunting... favorite professional teams are the Atlanta Braves and Falcons... favorite musician is Lynard Skynard... son of Paul and Christie Sumner.
MAJOR: Business Management.