Tyler Batty: DL #92, Class of 2017

Tyler Batty is a 6-foot-5 275-pound defensive lineman for Brigham Young University, recruited as part of the Class of 2017.

BYU summary: In two seasons at BYU (roster years 2020-21), Batty has played in 16 games with seven starts, and has recorded 56 tackles (33 solo), five quarterback hurries, one forced fumble, 12.5 tackles for loss, and seven sacks (BYUcougars.com).

  • 2022 (Sophomore).
  • 2021 (Freshman). Played in 12 games and started seven. Recorded 43 tackles (23 solo), five tackles for loss, two quarterback hurries, a forced fumble, and 3.5 sacks.
  • 2020 (COVID Freshman). Played in four games and had 13 tackles (10 solo), with 5.5 tackles for loss, three quarterback hurries, and four sacks
  • 2018-19 (LDS Mission). Madrid, Spain.

High School. Batty prepped at Payson High School (Payson, Utah), where in eight games as a senior he had one touchdown reception, 50 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, and 6 sacks.  He earned a most valuable player award at the tight end position at the All-Poly Camp in June and as a junior he was named to the All-Region 8 and All-Valley first teams as a defensive lineman.

Recruitment. Batty was rated 3-stars by 247Sports (0.8146), who rated him the no. 19 overall player from Utah in the Class of 2017.  He held scholarship offers from: Air Force, BYU, Hawaii, Utah, and Utah State. Batty committed to BYU on December 15, 2016.

Personal. Married to Alaina. Has an NIL deal with Balmshot.

Social Media. Follow and support Batty on Twitter at @Tyler_Batty2 and on Instagram at @tyler_batty.  and on LinkedIn.

Resources: BYU Player Profile, 247 Recruiting Profile, MaxPreps Stats, BYU Insider Interview

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