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- Tyler Johnson
Tyler Johnson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Trussville, Ala.

High School:
Hewitt-Trussville

Last College:
Mississippi State

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R



2012 (Junior)
· Made five total appearances totaling 3.1 innings
· Posted a record of 0-1 with a 13.50 ERA
· Recorded his first collegiate strikeout vs. Utah (March 2)
· Fired a scoreless inning of relief vs. Alabama State with a pair of strikeouts (March 7)
· Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2011 (Sophomore)
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Missed the entire season due to injury

2010 (Redshirt Freshman)
·
Sat out 2010 due to NCAA transfer rules after transferring from Mississippi State

2009 (Mississippi State)
· Redshirted after suffering a knee injury
· Selected to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll
· Recognized on the President's List, Dean's List and Bulldog Honor Roll

High School
· Four-year standout performer as a pitcher and infielder for coach Jason Estabrook at Hewitt-Trussville High School, where he teamed with fellow Blazer Keith DePew
· Paced the Huskies at the plate with a .442 batting average and 23 doubles
· Earned Birmingham News All-Metro honors as a first baseman in 2008
· Registered a staff-leading 85 strikeouts with two saves in 56 innings
· Named by Collegiate Baseball to the 2008 Preseason Under Armour High School All-American team
· Compiled a 16-5 career record with 231 strikeouts pitching for the Huskies
· Compiled a 5-3 record with a save and a 2.88 ERA his junior season and was 3-0 with a 1.30 ERA in 2006
· Selected to play on the USA Youth National Team that won the gold medal in the 2006 Pan American Championships in Venezuela
· Selected to compete in the 2007 East Coast Pro Showcase in Lakeland, Fla.
· Named a Louisville Slugger High School All-American and invited to play in the 2007 AFLAC All-American Game
· Played summer league baseball in 2006 and 2007 with the Bama Bombers, coached by Greg Legg
· Graduated from Hewitt-Trussville as an honor graduate and member of the National Honor Society, the National Society of High School Scholars, Mu Alpha Theta and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Personal
Robert Tyler Johnson ... born Feb. 19, 1990 in Trussville, Ala. ... parents are Janet and Dusty Johnson ... has one sister ... major is psychology (pre-medicine).

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