Data Scout Notes: 2016: (+) Retired/Shoulder INJ...2015: NAC...(+) Shoulder INJ, Out for 2015/DS #9 Jr RB...PDoak...2014: NAC...PMaxwell/PDoak...2013: NA...2013 TSX Preseason Newcomer to Watch
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10/02/17 - RB Thomas Tyner had his most extensive action of the season against Washington, and with an ankle injury to starter Ryan Nall that playing time could continue to increase against USC. Tyner, a transfer from Oregon, had only six carries in the first two games of the season before missing the next two with a sore hamstring. Healthy again, he carried nine times for 54 yards with a touchdown against Washington and had one pass reception for six yards. Tyner gives the Beavers a different style of runner from Nall or primary backup Artavis Pierce, and his combination of power and elusiveness could be valuable with Oregon State's blocking issues.
08/21/17 - RB Thomas Tyner played his first two seasons at Oregon and then medically retired with a shoulder injury. He decided to attempt a return at Oregon State after being out two years. He wasn't eligible at Oregon because of the medical retirement but was approved to play at OSU. The school will appeal after the season for another year of eligibility."I would expect that to be approved," OSU coach Gary Andersen said of Tyner receiving his sixth year.
08/18/17 - RB Thomas Tyner, after medically retiring because of a shoulder injury after two impressive seasons at rival Oregon, decided he wanted to return to football following two inactive seasons. Even on a crowded depth chart of running backs, the Beavers welcomed a player considered one of the greatest running backs ever produced in the state of Oregon. The 5-foot-11, 230-pound Tyner is a potentially explosive addition, with speed that led to high school state championships in the sprints. But he also has shown an early ability to run inside and might make for the perfect player to trade off with Ryan Nall as the every-down back. He can also be used on kick returns, where his speed figures to show itself.
02/08/16 - Oregon running back Thomas Tyner has decided to take a medical retirement after sitting out all of last season because of a shoulder injury. Tyner was the Ducks' third-leading rusher as a true freshman in 2013 and then again as a sophomore in 2014. He finishes his Oregon career with 1,284 yards rushing and 14 touchdowns. "Thank you for all the support over the years," Tyner wrote in a Twitter post. "Couldn't have been more blessed to have been part of such a great community, I have the utmost respect for the staff and my teammates. Now it's time to get in the books and finish up in school. Much love to you all and Go Ducks!"
After missing five games his sophomore season, he played in the first College Football Playoffs, rushing for 124 yards and two touchdowns in the Rose Bowl victory over Florida State, and 62 yards in the national championship game loss to Ohio State. He missed all of last season following shoulder surgery. Nicknamed "Dash," Tyner was a homegrown recruit from Aloha High School, west of Portland. He rushed for 3,415 yards as a senior, setting a single-season rushing record for the state. He scored 47 touchdowns, 43 on the ground. On his 18th birthday his senior year, Tyner smashed state records with 643 yards rushing and 10 touchdowns in an 84-63 victory over Lakeridge High School. - AP Sports
08/09/15 - Oregon RB Tyner out for season...Thomas Tyner, Oregon's second-leading rusher last season, reportedly will miss the entire 2015 season after having shoulder surgery last week. Tyner's father told CSNNW.com that Tyner had shoulder surgery on Friday to repair an injury sustained last season. He also said Tyner will not play this season as he rehabs from the surgery. Tyner rushed for 573 yards last season, averaging 52.1 yards per game and 5.1 yards per carry. He rushed for 62 yards in last season's national semifinal playoff victory over Florida State and added 39 yards in the loss to Ohio State in the national championship game.
The Ducks' leading rusher from last season, Royce Freeman, returns after gaining 1,365 yards on the ground in 2014. Byron Marshall, the Ducks' leading rusher in 2013 before being moved to wide receiver last season, could return to the running back spot if Oregon needs more depth at the position. Marshall was Oregon's leading receiver last season. Oregon is ranked No. 5 in the preseason USA Today coaches poll. - The Sports Xchange