Tyler Wilson
Tyler  Wilson


Sparks, Nev.

High School:
Spanish Springs HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 220

Long Snapper


2014: Played in all 12 games as Nevada's starting long snapper ... Helped sophomore Alex Boy rank first in the Mountain West in punting and sophomore Brent Zuzo connect on 13-of-17 field goals ... Never had a snap result in a fumble ... Won the Alpha Wolf Award, given to a walk-on special teams standout, for the Washington State game ... Credited with three tackles.

2013: Played in 10 games as the team's long snapper.

2012: Joined the team as a true freshman and redshirted his first season at Nevada.

High School
A graduate of Spanish Springs High School in Sparks, Nev. ... Was a two-year letterwinner for the Cougars in football ... Also lettered one season in golf ... Fondest high school memory was 2011 game versus Hug High in which he led the team in tackles, sacks and forced fumbles.

Born Tyler George Wilson on Feb. 17, 1994 ... Son of Heather and Ken Wilson ... Has a younger sister, Baylie ... Father is former Wolf Pack associate head coach and linebackers coach Ken Wilson, who is now at Washington State ... Mother is a former cheerleader at Nevada ... Earning a degree in political science ... Sports hero is Derek Jeter ... Chose Nevada because he wanted to play for his father and represent his hometown ... Enjoy spending time with friends and going to Lake Tahoe in his free time.

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