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Tyler Cook Profile

#88 Tyler Cook

Position: Linebacker Height: 6-3 Weight: 230 Class: Mission Roster Years: 2014-2015 Hometown: Murrieta , CA Last School: Vista Murrieta High School


  • Parents are Mark and Gretchen
  • Has one older sister
  • Also played centerfield and pitcher in baseball in high school
  • Majoring in exercise and wellness and hopes to become a firefighter
  • Played with current BYU teammate Tevita Mo'Unga in high school
  • Worked as a ranch hand through high school and worked local rodeos for Diamond G rodeo company

Before BYU

  • Three star recruit by ESPN.com, Scout.com, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com 
  • No. 37 outside linebacker in the nation by Rivals.com and No. 45 overall prospect from California 
  • All-CIF Inland Division 
  • As a senior helped Vista Murrieta to a 12-2 record, No. 9 ranking in California and No. 44 rating nationally with 90 tackles, including 49 solo takedowns, 37 quarterback hurries, five sacks and 14 tackles for loss 
  • Had 58 tackles, 21 quarterback hurries, 7.5 sacks and 10.5 tackles for loss as a junior and 78 tackles, 12 quarterback hurries, 6.5 sacks and 12.5 tackles for loss as a sophomore 
  • All-Conference, All-County and All-Area and helped school to CIF-SS Inland Division title in 2011 
  • Coached by Coley Candaele at Vista Murrieta High School
  • Also recruited by Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, California, Colorado, Colorado State, Duke, Fresno State, Hawaii, Kansas State, Miami (Fla.), Nevada, San Jose State, UCLA, Utah State, Vanderbilt, Washington, Washington State, Yale.