Tyler Allgeier
Running Back 25
Ht/Wt
5'
11"
|
220 lbs.
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Fontana, 
California
Last School
Kaiser High School
Roster Years
2018-2021


Before BYU: 

  • All-time leading rusher for Kaiser High School
  • As a senior rushed for 2,470 yards on 231 carries and scored 29 touchdowns
  • Ran for more than 5,000 yards in high school and scored 56 rushing touchdowns
  • Averaged 8.3 yards per carry in high school
  • Two-way player also posted 126 total tackles, five sacks, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries on defense
  • Posted back-to-back 300-yard games in high school
  • An All-CIF selection at Kaiser High School
  • Coached by Bill Cardosi

Personal: 

  • Mom is Ester Allgeier
  • Grew up in Fontana, California, same city as BYU all-time leading rusher Jamaal Williams
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2019

  • Played in all 13 games, seeing action at linebacker, running back and kick returner
  • Had 26 tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss, 0.5 sacks, one forced fumble and one pass breakup
  • Ran 17 times for 119 yards and caught three passes for 67 yards and one touchdown
  • Had two kick returns for 40 yards
  • Posted a career-best nine tackles against Boise State
  • Ran eight times for 77 yards at Hawai'i
Sophmore Year 2021

  • Started all 13 games - one of just three offensive players and six players overall on the team to do so in 2021
  • Finishes 2021 season with 
    • 276 rushing attempts for 1,601 yards at 5.8 yards per attempt and 23 touchdowns (leading rusher)
    • Seven games of 100-yards or more
    • Two games of 200 yards or more (at Utah State, vs. Virginia)
    • 28 receptions for 199 yards at 7.1 yards per catch
    • Led BYU in all-purpose yardage with 1,800, averaging 139 per game
    • Six games with two or more rushing touchdowns
    • 452 career rushing attempts for 2,899 yards at 6.4 yards per attempt and 36 touchdowns, 13 games of 100-yards or more
  • Doak Walker Award semifinalist
  • Sporting News Second Team All-American
  • Phil Steele Fourth Team All-American
  • Pro Football Network Honorable Mention All-America
  • Phil Steele All-Independent First Team
  • Pro Football Network Independent Player of the Year
  • Pro Football Network Independent Offensive Player of the Year
  • Pro Football Network Running Back of the Year
  • Pro Football Network First Team All-Independent Offense
  • CFPA National Performer of the Year midseason watchlist
  • All-American candidate
  • Week 10 Heisman hopeful list
  • Capital One Orange Bowl Player of the Week (Nov. 3)
  • NCAAF Nation247 Week 13 Performance (Nov. 29)
  • Three-time Independent Offensive Player of the Week — College Sports Madness
  • Watch list for the Maxwell Award and Paul Hornung Award
  • 2021 Final National Statistical Rankings
    • No. 1 (tied) in Rushing TDs: 23
    • No. 5 (tied) in Rushing Yards: 1,601
    • No. 4 in Total Carries: 276
  • As of Dec. 20 (BYU record book)
    • No. 1 all-time career rushing average (6.4, min. 250 attempts)
    • No. 1 single-season rushing yards (1,601) - passing Luke Staley's 1,582 (2001).
    • No. 1 single-season rushing attempts (276) - passing Ronney Jenkins' 252 (1998).
    • No. 1 career rushing yards in bowl games (431)
    • No. 1 rushing touchdowns in a bowl game (3)
    • No. 1 career rushing touchdowns in bowl games (4)
    • No. 2 single season rushing touchdowns (23)
    • No. 2 single-season total touchdowns (23)
    • No. 2 single season points scored (138)
    • Tied for No. 2 all-time career rushing touchdowns mark (36) - tied with running backs coach Harvey Unga
    • Tied for No. 2 all-time career 200-yard rushing games (2)
    • Tied for No. 2 single-season 100-yard rushing games (7) - tied with running backs coach Harvey Unga
    • No. 3 all-time career 100-yard rushing games (13)
    • No. 5 all-time career rushing yards (2,899) - passing Taysom Hill's 2,819 (2012-16).
    • No. 10 all-time career rushing attempts (452)
  • One of only four all-time BYU running backs to record multiple 200-yard rushing performances, the others being Jamaal Williams (2012-16), Curtis Brown (2002, 04-06) and Luke Staley (1999-2001)
  • Joins Luke Staley as the only all-time BYU running back to record two or more 200-yard rushing performances in a single season. 
  • Allgeier's 266 yards rushing versus Virginia was third-best single-game rushing total in program-history. 
  • Five touchdowns versus Virginia, joins former BYU running backs Jamaal Williams, Luke Staley and Eric Lane as the only Cougars to rush for five touchdowns in a single game.
  • Also joins former BYU wide receiver Cody Hoffman and running backs Ronney Jenkins, Williams, Staley and Lane as the only Cougars to score five non-passing touchdowns in a single-game. 
  • Holds the BYU record for longest run from scrimmage in a bowl game and longest scoring run from scrimmage in a bowl game with touchdown from 62 yards out vs. UAB in Independence Bowl.
  • Helped BYU upset No. 21 ranked Utah 26-17 with 102 yards on 27 carries.
  • Ran for a new career high of 266 yards (9.17/carry) and five touchdowns on 29 attempts in BYU's 66-49 win over Virginia. 
  • Recorded a then career-high 218 rushing yards for three touchdowns on 22 attempts in a 34-20 win at Utah State. 
  • Totaled a career high 32 carries for 191 yards and two touchdowns in 21-19 win at Washington State. 
  • Led BYU offense to....
    • Scoring 33 points per game
    • Averaging 452 yards of total offense per game
    • Converting 46% of third downs
    • Scoring on 89% of red zone trips (49 of 55), 75% of which (41) were touchdowns 
Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • Played in four games
  • Totaled nine rushing attempts for 49 yards on the season
  • Totaled 103 all-purpose yards including 57 kick return yards
  • Tallied first career kickoff return against Hawai'i for 21 yards
  • Tallied first two career rushes against Hawai'i with a long of eight yards
  • Season long and team-high kickoff return yards at 36 yards against Northern Illinois
  • Season high 46 rushing yards and season long 44 yard rush against New Mexico State
  • Tallied first reception against Western Michigan in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Medical Redshirt Year

2020

  • Played in all 11 games, starting 8
  • Named All-America Honorable Mention
  • Named All-Independent First Team
  • No. 7 in the nation in rushing yards per carry (7.53), No. 8 in rushing yards (1,130) and No. 25 in rushing yards per game (102.7
  • No. 10 in the nation in rushing TDs (13) and No. 14 in total TDs (13)
  • No. 1 among all Independent players in rushing yards (1,130), rushing yards per game (102.7), rushing yards per carry (7.53) and all-purpose yards (118.55) and top running back in rushing touchdowns (13)
  • Lead the team in rushing yards with 1,130 on the season
  • Tallied 13 rushing touchdowns on 150 attempts at 7.2 yards per carry and 102.7 yards per game. 
  • Had 14 receptions for 174 yards with a season-long of 43 yards
  • Lead the team in all-purpose yards with 1304 total yards on 1,130 rushing and 174 receiving. 
  • Had a team-high 173 rushing yards against UCF on 19 attempts
  • Tyler Allgeier runs down sideline for TD against USU

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  • Tyler Allgeier celebrates TD vs. Baylor

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  • Tyler Allgeier vs Utah State

    Tyler Allgeier vs Utah State 2021

  • Tyler Allgeier at Utah State

    Tyler Allgeier at Utah State

  • Tyler Allgeier dives in for TD against Wazzu

    Tyler Allgeier dives in for TD against Wazzu

  • Tyler Allgeier rushing at Wazzu

    Tyler Allgeier rushing at Wazzu

  • Tyler Allgeier ices games with first down at Washington State

    Tyler Allgeier ices games with first down at Washington State

  • Allgeier CSM Offensive Player of the Week

    Allgeier CSM Independent Offensive Player of the Week

  • BYU running back Tyler Allgeier celebrates one of five touchdowns in BYU's 66-49 win over Virginia.

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  • BYU running back Tyler Allgeier looking for a hole in BYU's 66-49 win over Virginia.

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  • Allgeier named Independent POW-3

    Tyler Allgeier named Independent POW-3

  • Tyler Allgeier CFPA POW

    Tyler Allgeier CFPA POW

  • Tyler Allgeier POW vs Virginia 2021

    Tyler Allgeier POW vs Virginia 2021

  • Tyler Allgeier breaks free on screen pass vs. ISU

    Tyler Allgeier breaks free on screen pass vs. ISU

  • Tyler Allgeier rushes for TD vs. ISU

    Tyler Allgeier rushes for TD vs. ISU

  • Tyler Allgeier CFPA POY Award Midseason

    Tyler Allgeier CFPA POY Award Midseason

  • Tyler Allgeier Doak Walker Semifinalist

    Tyler Allgeier Doak Walker 2021 Semifinalist

  • Tyler Allgeier breaks free against Georgia Southern

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  • Tyler Allgeier breaks free against Georgia Southern

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  • Tyler Allgeier rushes at USC

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  • Tyler Allgeier Sporting News All-American

    Tyler Allgeier Sporting News All-American

  • Pro Football Network All Americans

    Pro Football Network 2021 All Americans

  • Tyler Allgeier Phil Steele All American

    Tyler Allgeier 2021 Phil Steele All American

  • BYU running back Tyler Allgeier celebrates his third touchdown in BYU's 31-28 loss to UAB.

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  • BYU running back looks for a hole in BYU's 31-28 loss to UAB.

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  • Tyler Allgeier vs UAB running

    Tyler Allgeier vs UAB running

  • Tyler Allgeier prepares for 2022 NFL Draft

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  • Tyler Allgeier Drafted in NFL

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