Quick Facts About Tyler Lockett
Tyler Lockett is a professional American Footballer. He plays from the position of “wide receiver” for the team “Seattle Seahawks.” The team added him to the team in the “2015 NFL Draft.” He was also the active player of the “Kansas State Wildcats” during his college days.
|Full Name||Tyler Deron Lockett|
|Date Of Birth||September 28, 1992|
|Birth Place||Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States|
|Profession||American Football Wide Receiver|
|Girlfriend||Name Not Known|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Net Worth||US $29 million|
Tyler was active in both football and basketball during his high school days. He had also set a lot of records for the football team of the “Kansas State Wildcats.”
Tyler Lockett succeeded to lead the nation in average “yards per kick return” during his freshman year of the college season for the “2011 Wildcats.” Tyler achieved this in the first nine games of the season. Tyler got the name “All-American Return Specialist.”
He also received the “All-Big 12 Performer” of the “2012 Team.” He was also part of the “First Team All-Big 2013 Team.” It was for both categories of “all-purpose receiver” and “wide receiver.” The same season, he succeeded to establish the “Kansas State School” records for the “career kickoff return yards”, “single-game receiving yards”, and “single-game all-purpose yards.” He even surpassed the school record of his father in the “career receiving touchdowns”, “career receiving yards” and “career receptions.” Tyler also became the “Big 12 Conference Leader” in receiving yards.
Tyler also became the “Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year” two times. He began his “NFL Career” in September 2015. The same month, he also became the “NFC Special Teams Player of the Month.” It was for his “kickoff return touchdown” and a “punt” in his three games. Tyler Lockett also became the “second rookie” to earn the “Special Teams Player of the Month Awards” multiple times. He also became the “only rookie” to become the “1st Team All-Pro” in the “2015 NFL Season.”
Early Life, Childhood, Young, and Family Background
The birthplace of Tyler is Tulsa, Oklahoma. He came into the world on 28th September 1992. His father’s name is Kevin Lockett. He was also active in the football team of the “Kansas State” between 1993 and 1996. Tyler made a record of “all-time leading receiver.” His mother’s name is Nicole Edwards. His uncle was also part of the same football team between 1998 and 2001. He was the “all-time leading punt receiver” of the team. His brother Sterling is also in the same “recruitment class’ of the same team.
Education and Early Career
Tyler went to “Barnard Elementary”, “Carver Middle School” and “Booker T. Washington High School.” He was active in basketball, track & field, and football during his high school days. Tyler also played a vital role to take the team “Booker T. Washington Hornets” in the “Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association” (OSSAA) Championships. He represented the team in both basketball and football. His team also won the “OSSAA Championship” during his sophomore year.
Tyler was even active in the sports despite his broken wrist in sophomore year. The injury was due to a severe sprain. He suffered from the injury during his junior year in high school. His team won the “2010 OSSAA 5A Championship” during his senior year. Tyler played from several positions for his high school team. He also became the “Top Competitor” in track and baseball. He even succeeded to contribute to take his team to the “State Championship Game.”
His team won the match against “El Reno High School” and won the “2011 OSSA 5A Championships” with a final score of “72-59.” He also became the “Top Sprinters” in the “Track & Field.” Tyler even succeeded to win a “regional title” during the “2011 State 5A Regional.” He achieved the title within 10.85 seconds. Tyler Lockett became the second runner-up in the “100-meter Dash” (10.95s) and the “200-meter Dash” (21.90s) during the finals of the “5A State.” He received the athletic fellowship from “Kansas State University” who was in the “Kansas State Wildcats Football” team between 2011 and 2014.
Tyler succeeded to earn several “Big 12 Conference” for the team in 2011 and also becomes the “Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week” two times. Tyler received his first “Player of the Week” title on 24th October 2011. He received the second one on 7th November 2011. Tyler also became the “Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year.”
The “Sporting News”, “Football Writers Association of America” (FWAA), “College Football News”, “Rivals.com” and “CBS Sports” also honored him with several honors. Tyler also won the “Big 12 Conference Special Teams Player of the Week” on 17th September 2012. It was during his sophomore year. He even earned the “Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week.”
Tyler suffered from a “hamstring” injury during a match against “Oklahoma State” on 5th October 2013. It was during his junior season. He had the “highest number of receptions” during the “Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl.” Tyler Lockett received an $18,000 fellowship on 30th October 2014. It was for being selected in the “Top 16” for the “Campbell Trophy.” This was during his senior year in 2014.
Career, Broken Leg Injury Update, and Contracts
The professional career Tyler started after the team “Seattle Seahawks” selected him during the “2015 NFL Draft.” His “NFL regular season” debut was during the match against “St. Louis Rams.” He succeeded to achieve four receptions in the “34 yards” in the match. Tyler played his first “career regular-season” against the team “Green Bay Packers.” He even earned the “NFC Special Teams Player of the Month” in September 2015.
Tyler Lockett won his first “Career Touchdown Reception” during “Thursday Night Football” on 22nd October 2015. It was the match against the team “San Francisco 49ers.” He even won the “Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week.” It was for his performance in the match against “Baltimore Ravens” on 3rd December 2015. He even got the opportunity to become part of the “2016 Pro Bowl.” Tyler Lockett was also the only player to receive the “Associated Press All-Pro” honor. Team Rice selected him for the “2016 Pro Bowl.” He succeeded to gain one catch for “10 yards” and one punt for “24 yards” during the tournament.
Likewise, Tyler Lockett finished the “2016 season” achieving 41 catches for the “597 yards” and a single touchdown. His rushing yards number was 114. The “tibia and fibula” of his right arm got fractured during the match against the “Arizona Cardinals.” The “Associated Press” named him the “2016 All-Pro Second Team.” He also received the “NFC Special Teams Player of the Week” in the 2017 season.
His score of receiving yards by the end of the 2017 season was “555 receiving yards” and “two receiving touchdowns.” He extended his contract with the team on 29th August 2018. It was a lot of three-years with an amount of $31.8 million. Tyler Lockett became the “leading receiver” of the team with “57 receptions” and “10 touchdowns” for a total of 965 yards. He achieved his 100th reception during the match against “San Francisco 49ers” in the 2020 season.
Relationships, Virgin Life, and Girlfriend
Tyler is open about his personal life. He had shared in an interview that he is a virgin. Tyler had decided to “abstain” till his marriage. But he is in a relationship and his girlfriend is not a virgin. She is fine in waiting for the beautiful moment till his marriage. The name of her girlfriend is not public.
Social Media: Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
Tyler Lockett is active on social media platforms. He goes with the name of “Tyler Lockett” on Twitter with 180K followers and “tdlockett12” on Twitter with 590K followers. His Facebook page “Tyler Lockett” has 81K followers.
According to newsbreak.com, he has an approximate net worth of $29 million.
Nutshell Bio, Age, Height, and Nationality
The full name of Tyler is Tyler Deron Lockett. The nationality of Tyler is American. His current age is 28 years. Tyler Lockett has an attractive height of 5 feet 10 inches along with a complimentary weight of 83 kg. He belongs to the black ethnicity.