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Tyler Jaynes 80

Tyler  Jaynes


Gatesville, Texas

High School:
Gatesville HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210




Football Puts 15 on Academic All-Big 12 Team

Bears have had at least eight honorees every year since 2004.


Baylor Football vs Kansas - 10/15/2016



Baylor Football vs SMU - 09/10/2016


2017 (Senior): Played in 10 games ... Had one catch for 12 yards ... Played but did not record stats at No. 10 TCU, vs. Iowa State, vs. Texas Tech, at Kansas, at Kansas State, vs. No. 3 Oklahoma, at Duke, vs. UTSA and vs. Liberty ... Made first career catch for 12 yards at No. 14 Oklahoma State ... Academic All-Big 12 first team.

2016 (Junior): Played in all 13 games as reserve nickel back and on special teams ... Former walk-on, earned scholarship at end of 2016 fall camp ... Academic All-Big 12 first team ... Went to Brazil for mission trip with Baylor student-athletes in May 2016 ... Played but did not record stats vs. Northwestern State, SMU, at Rice, vs. Oklahoma State, vs. Kansas, Kansas State and at No. 13 West Virginia ... Had one tackle vs. Boise State ... Posted one tackle for first career tackle-for-loss vs. Texas Tech ... Had one tackle at No. 9 Oklahoma ... Notched one tackle vs. TCU ... Registered career-high two tackles at Texas ... Tallied one tackle at Iowa State ... Selected to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll spring 2017.

2015 (Sophomore): Played in eight of 13 games on special teams as sophomore ... Earned first collegiate letter ... Totaled three tackles on season ... Named to 2015 Academic All-Big 12 first team ... Played special teams in season's first six games, made single stops in each of first three games ... Did not play in middle five games ... Played special teams in regular-season finale (Texas) and win over No. 10 North Carolina in Russell Athletic Bowl (no stats).

2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in four of 13 games as special teamer ... Totaled one assisted tackle on season ... Made collegiate debut in team's second game vs. Northwestern State, made career first tackle ... Also saw field on special teams in wins at Buffalo, vs. Kansas and Oklahoma State.

2013 (Freshman): Participated with Baylor baseball in fall of 2013 ... Participated on practice squad ... Redshirted to retain eligibility.

High School: Dual-sport athlete at Gatesville (Texas) High School, played wide receiver under head coach Kyle Cooper ... Earned 2012 Class 3A All-State honorable mention as senior ... Also 2012 first-team All-District 8-3A after totaling 1,040 yards and 16 TDs ... Helped lead GHS to 13-1 record and 2012 District 8-3A championship ... High school teammate of fellow Bear Cole Edmiston ... On baseball diamond, three-time all-district honoree posted career 2.50 ERA and 175 strikeouts at GHS ... Member of National Honor Society at GHS.

Personal: Son of Lee and Velvet Jaynes ... Majoring in health science studies.


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