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Tyler Horner
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Tyler Horner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dayton, Ohio

High School:
Northmont High

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 201

Position:
Quarterback

 Game proven No. 2 quarterback whose leadership will be vital as he enters his senior season as a three-year letterman and four-year squad member ... 2008: Played in all 11 games, primarily as the team's field goal and extra point holder, and saw action in two games at quarterback ... Played final 3 series at Oklahoma State (9/13/08) and engineered a 17-play, 59-yard drive in the first half that culminated in a Bears' field goal ... Also played final series at quarterback in game at UNI (11/8/08) ... 2007: Played four games, including season opener against Missouri S&T (8/30/07) where he was 3-for-3 passing for 30 yards and a 9-yard touchdown pass to Jared Emery ... Also had a season-long 15-yard pass in the Missouri S&T game ... Rushed 6 times for 22 yards in win over Indiana State (10/27/07), including an 11-yard carry ... 2006: Played in five games and started four, to lead the team in total offense for the season (1,033 yards) ... Team was 1-3 in games he started, but he threw for 200 yards in all four contests, including a career-high 257 yards in a 24-21 fourth quarter comeback win over Western Illinois (11/11/06) ... Threw for 230 yards at Illinois State (11/4/06) on 23-of-37 passing with a touchdown and career-long 58-yard pass as well as 47 rushing yards ... Posted career highs in completions (24) and attempts (40) while scoring his only career touchdown in home game against Southern Illinois (10/28/06) with 221 passing yards ... Was 17-for-33 for 233 yards with a touchdown pass and 365 yards total offense at Indiana State (10/21/06) ... Came off the bench in win over Southwest Baptist (9/9/06) to complete a 28-yard pass and rush for 4 yards ... 2005: Redshirted as a true freshman at Missouri State ... High School: Named Ohio's Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year as a senior for Coach Lance Schneider at Northmont High in Clayton, Ohio ... Led the Bolts to a 9-1 record and third straight GWOC league title as the starting signal caller in 2004 after throwing for 36 touchdowns and over 3,000 yards ... Earned Ohio first-team all-state honors as well as all-conference, all-district and all-Southwest Ohio distinction his senior year ... Threw for 8 touchdowns in one game as a senior and capped career with 59 career TD passes ... Also threw for 3,000 yards with 22 touchdowns as a junior and was a standout second baseman for the Northmont baseball team ... Personal: Tyler R. Horner was born 2/7/87 in Dayton, Ohio ... Son of Johnny and Marilyn Horner of Dayton, Ohio ... Majoring in Exercise and Movement Science and Health Studies ... Has two sisters, Jamie and Lindsey, and brother, Garret.

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