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Tyron Carrier

Tyron Carrier

Assistant Coach (Receivers)

Personal
Birthday December 19
Hometown Houston, Texas
College Houston, 2011 (Bachelor's)
Family wife, Alysha
sons, Tyron Jr., Titan
Coaching History
2016-present West Virginia -
Wide Receivers
2015 Baylor -
Graduate Assistant


Bowl Games Coached: (2)
2016: Russell Athletic (West Virginia)
2015: Russell Athletic (Baylor)
 
Playing Career
  • An NCAA record-setting returner in his playing days at Houston, finishing his stellar four-year career tied for the NCAA record with seven kickoff returns for touchdowns
  • Set NCAA record by making two or more receptions in all 53 games of his collegiate career
  • Ranked No. 2 on the NCAA’s all-time receptions chart (320) and his 7,490 career all-purpose yards rank No. 6 all-time
  • Finished with 3,459 yards and 22 TDs on receptions, 330 yards and one touchdown rushing and 3,459 yards and seven touchdowns on kick returns.
  • Two-time All-Conference USA selection at wide receiver and kick returner
  • Earned 2009 All-America honorable mention as a kick returner from Sports Illustrated as a sophomore
  • Also a track star at UH, Carrier competed in the 2008 U.S. Trials, where he ran a 20.54 20-meters
  • Played two seasons for the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes
  • Finished No. 5 in the league in 2013 with 1,117 combined return yards and two touchdowns.
 
Coaching Highlights
West Virginia
  • In 2016, WVU's offense ranked No. 17 in total offense, No. 20 in first down offense, No. 25 in rushing offense, No. 31 in passing efficiency, No. 37 in passing yards per completion, No. 38 in turnover margin and No. 42 in passing offense
  • Shelton Gibson was All-Big 12 Conference Second Team (Coaches, ESPN.com)
  • Daikiel Shorts was All-Big 12 Conference Second Team (Coaches)
  • Ka'Raun White was Academic All-Big 12 Conference Second Team
  • Gibson ranked No. 4 nationally in yards per reception and No. 47 in receiving touchdowns and receiving yards
  • Gibson was No. 4 in the Big 12 in all-purpose yards, No. 5 in receiving touchdowns and No. 6 in receiving yards
  • Daikiel Shorts was No. 7 in the Big 12 in receiving yards, No. 10 in receiving yards per game and No. 12 in receptions per game
  • Ka'Raun White was No. 15 in the Big 12 in receiving touchdowns, No. 14 in receptions per game and No. 16 in receiving yards per game
Baylor
  • Served as an offensive graduate assistant at Baylor in 2015, working with receivers and returners
  • Bears boasted one of the top receiving corps in the nation, led by Corey Coleman, a unanimous All-America selection and Biletnikoff Award winner.
 
All-Conference Players (3)
West Virginia: Daikiel Shorts (2016), Shelton Gibson (2016)
Baylor: Corey Coleman (2015)
 
All-American Players (1)
Baylor: Corey Coleman (2015)
 
Professional Players (1)
Baylor: Corey Coleman (2015)


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