Thursday, August 27, 2009

Know A Signee: Tyrik Rollison

  • Number 17
  • Four star, ranked the 2nd best dual threat quarterback in the nation by Rivals. Ranked the most accurate quarterback in the nation by Rivals. Ranked the 9th best prospect from Texas by Rivals. Four star, ranked the number 11 overall quarterback in the nation by Scout. Rated a 79/100 by and ranked the 19th QB.
  • Sulphur Springs, Texas (Sulphur Springs High School)
  • Born: September 4, 1991
  • Committed: 1/27/2009
  • 6'2", 195 lbs, runs a 4.55 sec 40 yard dash
  • 2008 stats: Completed 315-428 passes for 4,728 yards and 51 touchdowns. Also rushed for 1,094 yards. Had 398 yards and four touchdowns through the air in the class 4A state championship win. He also rushed for 127 yards and three touchdowns in that game. 2007 stats: 296-423 for 3,691 yards and 37 touchdowns while rushing for 554 yards.
  • Named a Parade All-American. Named the fourth best quarterback in the nation and All-American by SuperPrep. Named to the 2008 EA Sports All-American Team. Named to the Orlando Sentinel's All Southern Football team. Named to the Army All-American Game.
  • Had offers from Auburn, Arizona, Baylor, Kansas State, Oregon, Texas A&M and Oklahoma State.
  • Took official visits to Auburn and Oklahoma State.
  • Says Curtis Luper played a huge role in signing him. Oklahoma State was his number one school while Luper was there. It came down to Auburn and Kansas State for his signature.
  • Looks to compete for the second string quarterback job and could see the field this season if he does not redshirt. Fits in perfectly with this offense and could very well be the quarterback of the future for the Tigers.


  1. With all those high credentials, why weren't more teams after this guy? Grades? What?

  2. Yeah he was not expected to qualify...