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Tyler Johnstone
Player Profile:
Tyler Johnstone 773550
Position: Offensive Lineman
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 292
Year: Redshirt Freshman
City/State: Chandler, Ariz.
High School: Hamilton HS
Experience: High School

Season Stats Career Stats

2015 The 13-game starter returned to his familiar left tackle outpost for the first time in over a year and it didn't take long for him to regain his form . . . The third-year starter who opened all 39 games in which he appeared, earned second-team All-America honors from the Football Writers Association of America in addition to Pac-12 first-team all-conference acclaim . . . The recipient of his team's Outstanding Offensive Lineman award jumped to the forefront of the Outland Trophy rankings after the season opener according to a statistical analysis designed to create awareness for the nation's top interior lineman award . . . Served as a vital cog for an offense that ranked fifth in the country in total offense, rushing, and scoring, in addition to his role in helping Oregon extend its hold on the league's rushing title for the 10th year in a row.

2014  The lingering effects from a 2013 injury hampered his ability to return at full strength and forced him to the sidelines for his junior campaign . . . Oregon's lone returning starter remaining from the 2012 season took part in the 2015 spring workouts on a limited basis.

2013 Extended his string of consecutive starts to 26 games at left tackle before he was forced to an early exit in the Alamo Bowl win over Texas . . . The two-time honorable mention academic all-conference choice was bestowed second-team Pac-12 all-league accolades by Athlons as well as honorable mention all-conference recognition by the league coaches . . .  Starting all 13 games in 2013, he eclipsed 80 snaps in four of Oregon’s final seven regular-season appearances, including 83 plays against both Washington and Oregon State . . . Served as a key component on an experienced offensive line that helped the Ducks accumulate a single-game school record 772 total yards vs. Nicholls . . . He also helped Oregon lead the Pac-12 in rushing (273.5 ypg), total offense (565.0 ypg) and scoring (45.5 ppg) while ranking third in the fewest quarterback sacks allowed (1.38 avg.).

2012 — Afforded Freshman All-America acclaim after making his collegiate debut in season’s opening win vs. Arkansas State and remained as a left tackle starter for all 13 games . . . The youngest member of an interior line that paved the way for an offense ranked third in the country in rushing (315.23) and second in scoring (49.54) enroute to a Fiesta Bowl triumph over Kansas State . . . Earning first-team Pac-12 all-conference acclaim by one publication, helped lead the way for a unit that elipsed 400 yards on the ground on four occasions and shared the nation’s lead in rushing touchdowns (48) . . . Athletic ability epitomized by driving USC defender to the outside to allow Kenjon Barner to cut back and and score a fourth-quarter 30-yard TD run . . . One of only three players to earn Oregon Elite status for improvement in every phase of off-season conditioning (power, strength, speed and agility) compared with previous year . . . Combined three separate lifts to clear over 1,100 lbs. to go along with 31-inch vertical leap.

2011 Offensive scout team player of the week for prep work ahead of team’s win over Nevada.

BEFORE OREGON — A two-year letterwinner in football under head coach Steve Belles at Hamilton High School … Garnered four stars from Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com, and three stars from ESPN … Ranked as the 16th-best prep offensive tackle in the nation by Rivals.com and No. 22 by Scout.com … Considered the No. 5 player in the state of Arizona by Rivals.com … PrepStar Magazine All-West Region … Helped the Huskies to back-to-back state titles and a 29-1 overall record during his junior and senior seasons, ending his prep career as a part of 25 consecutive victories … As a senior in 2010, was named to the All-5A Fiesta Region football team as a long snapper … Helped pave the way for a rushing offense that averaged nearly 264 yards per game and 7.4 yards per carry while totaling 46 rushing touchdowns … Earned honorable mention accolades at offensive tackle during junior season, as well as All-Region first-team honors as a long snapper … Hamilton averaged more than 280 yards per game on the ground and scored 54 rushing touchdowns.

PERSONAL — Born Tyler Kevin Johnstone in Chandler, Ariz. Parents: Kevin and Wendy Johnstone. Family: Two sisters. High School (Coach): Hamilton (Steve Belles), 2011. Major: General Social Science and Psychology.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS
2015
2nd-Team All-American
1st-Team Pac-12 All-Conference
Academic All-Conference HM
Ed Moshofsky Trophy (Team Award)
Outland Trophy Watch List (Nation's Top Interior Lineman)
Rotary Lombardi Trophy Watch List (National Lineman Award)
2013
2nd-Team Pac-12 Conference (Athlon's)
Academic All-Confernece HM
2012
Freshman All-America (CBSSports.com, FOXSportsNEXT.com, Sporting News)
Pac-12 1st-Team All-Conference (Phil Steele)
Acadamic All-Conference HM
Personal Bests
Rush attempts: 1, Oregon State, 11/27/15
Rush yards, -6, Oregon State, 11/27/15
Total offense attempts: 1, Oregon State, 11/27/15

 

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