91  Tyler Junius
Tyler  Junius

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Winder, Ga.

High School:
Winder-Barrow HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 295

Position:
DT


08/12/2015

Catamount Football Fall Report #5: Wednesday, August 12, 2015

WCU held first extended scrimmage of the 2015 preseason

08/11/2015

2015 Catamount Football Position-by-Position Preview: Defensive Line

CSN talks with coaches Dennis Thomas and Mark Rhea and four linemen

04/12/2015

Spring Practice Update #7: Saturday, April 11

Catamounts hold second scrimmage of spring drills

08/13/2014

Catamount Football Fall Report # 6: August 13, 2014

WCU scheduled to practice twice on Thursday

08/09/2014

Catamount Football Completes First Preseason Scrimmage

Offense recorded two TDs, three FGs; defense forced four punts, three safeties

2015 (Sophomore): Played in all 11 games with seven starts at defensive tackle ... Recorded 37 total tackles including nine solo stops and 2.5 tackles for loss ... Had tackles in 10 of the 11 games on the season ... Posted a career-best six stops at Wofford (Oct. 17) ... Tallied a career-high one TFL both against Mars Hill (Sept. 5) and VMI (Nov. 21) to bookend the season ... Credited with a quarterback hurry ... Named to the 2015-16 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

2014 (Freshman): Saw action in nine of the team's 12 games, all as a reserve along the defensive front ... Recorded two tackles on the season, both assists ... Credited with a quarterback hurry and a fumble recovery in his collegiate debut against Catawba (Sept. 13) ... Tallied his first tackle on the road at Mercer (Oct. 18) ... Named to the 2014-15 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... Playing for the Gold squad, was credited with three tackles in WCU's annual Spring Game.

Prior to Western Carolina: Was a four-year starter on both the offensive and defensive line ... Earned first team all-region offensive line for 8-AAAAA in Georgia as a senior ... Finished his senior season with 44.5 tackles including 6.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks ... High school coach was David Wagner.

Personal: Is the son of Joseph and Melinda Junius ... Has a brother, Joey, whom with he played high school football.

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