2013 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Football Team
2014: Made three starts at fullback vs. Grambling, USF and Tulsa, while appearing in all 13 games for the Cougars in 2014 ... helped lead the Cougar offense in their comeback against Pittsburgh in Houston's Armed Forces Bowl victory ... had one rushing attempt for one yard at USF ... notched two receptions for a total of 16 yards, including a career-long nine yards on one catch vs. UNLV ... recovered an onside kick vs. Tulane ... made eight tackles on the special teams unit.
2013: Switched from linebacker to fullback in the fall of 2013 ... played in 12 games with one start at fullback against Cincinnati ... also a member of the program's punt team, punt return team and kickoff team ... had three tackles on the season, all on kickoff cover.
High School: Two-star recruit by Rivals, Scout and 247Sports ... No. 87 linebacker nationally by 247Sports ... played quarterback his final two years of high school ... named the 2012 District 19-5A Co-Offensive Most Valuable Player and earned the District First-Team quarterback honor ... threw for 1,456 yards and nine touchdowns while rushing for 966 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior ... as a junior racked up 1,110 yards rushing and 13 touchdowns along with 900 passing yards and seven TDs to earn All-District honors ... had 95 tackles, five sacks, five forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries as a sophomore linebacker ... was an Academic All-District honoree.
Personal: Majoring in business ... son of Tim and Monica McCloskey ... career goal is to attend law school ... volunteers at the Fair Haven Food Bank in west Houston.
Tyler McCloskey's Career Bests
Receptions: 1, twice, last at USF (2014)
Receiving Yards: 9, UNLV (2014)
Long Reception: 9, UNLV (2014)
Tackles: 1, 5x, last vs. Tulsa (2014)