82  Tyler Sexton
Tyler  Sexton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Flat Rock, N.C.

High School:
East Henderson HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 245

Position:
TE


08/26/2015

2015 Catamount Football Position-by-Position Preview: Tight Ends

CSN talks with tight ends coach Pat Mills and three TEs

08/12/2015

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

WCU held first extended scrimmage of the 2015 preseason

08/08/2015

Catamount Football Fall Report #4: Saturday, August 8, 2015

Catamounts hold first two-a-day practice, full pads in morning session

04/18/2015

Purple Defeats Gold in Defensive Football Spring Game, 21-14

Darius Ramsey rushes for 114 yards, two TDs to highlight scrimmage

04/12/2015

Spring Practice Update #7: Saturday, April 11

Catamounts hold second scrimmage of spring drills

2014 (Sophomore): Saw action in all 12 of the team’s games with three starts at tight end … Caught eight passes for a career-best 93 yards on the season with three receiving touchdowns … Hauled in his first career touchdown on a 31-yard strike over the middle at Presbyterian (Oct. 4) … Also recorded scores against The Citadel (Oct. 25) and VMI (Nov. 15) at home … Playing for the Purple squad, caught two passes for eight yards in WCU’s annual Spring Game.


2013 (Freshman):
Played in eight games with two appearances among the starting lineup ... Made his collegiate debut at ACC-foe, Virginia Tech, before starting the final two games of the season against Furman and at Appalachian State ... Recorded four receptions for a career-high 91 yards on the season, all coming in the season-finale at Appalachian State ... Tallied a career-long reception of 28 yards against the Mountaineers ... Hauled in a 49-yard catch over the middle to spur the game-winning drive for the Gold Squad in WCU's annual Spring Game.

Prior to Western Carolina: Played both tight end and defensive end for head coach - and former Catamount - Brett Chappell ... Was a two-time All-Western North Carolina Athletic Conference selection as a junior and senior ... Named a Times-News All-Area selection ... As a senior, caught 35 passes for 779 yards and 18 touchdowns, a school record for a tight end ... Also credited with 35 tackles on defense ... Named the TE MVP as a junior at the National Underclassmen combine ... Also played basketball as a prep.

Personal: Full name is Aaron Tyler Sexton ... Is the son of Charles and Jodi Sexton.

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