23 Tyler Nevens
Tyler  Nevens


Hacienda Heights, Calif.

High School:
Los Altos HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 218




Football Heads Into Off Season On High Note

For the fifth time in the last seven seasons, the Spartans end a season on a winning note.


Spartans Lose At Nevada, 59-14

San Jose State scored the first and last touchdowns of the game.


Football To Host San Diego State

The Spartans seek their first win over the Aztecs since 2012.


BYU Topples Spartans, 41-20

San Jose State scored the final two touchdowns in the game, but turned the ball over five times.


Spartans Lose To Fresno State, 27-10

San Jose State outscored the Bulldogs, 10-6, in the second half.

AT SAN JOSE STATE: In his first season with the Spartans... Competing for playing time as a running back... Signed a National Letter-of-Intent in February 2017.

HIGH SCHOOL: Highly productive running back for Los Altos High (Coach Dale Ziola) in Hacienda Heights, Calif. ... Rushed 712 times for 5,776 yards and 76 touchdowns in three seasons... Scored 81 touchdowns overall... Caught 39 passes for 571 yards and three TDs... 33 kickoff returns for 1,072 yards and two touchdowns... Rushed for 2,533 yards and 40 touchdowns in 2016... Was a CalHiSports first-team all-state selection for medium-sized schools, the Hacienda League's and the San Gabriel Valley Tribune's All-Area Player of the Year and an All-C.I.F. honoree as a senior. ...The 2015 Hacienda League's Most Valuable Player and an All-C.I.F. Southern Section choice... Named to CalHiSports.com's all-state team for sophomores after the 2014 season... Credits his durability to running a mile every day somewhere regardless of the location and conditions... Two-sport athlete was a sprinter on the track and field team.... Won the 100 and 200 meter dashes at the 2015 Hacienda League championship meet and qualified for the C.I.F. Southern Section Division II meet in the 100 meters as a sophomore.

MORE ON TYLER: Would like to major in computer engineering... Interested in a video game development career... Enjoys listening to rap & hip hop... J Cole, Kendrick Lamar and Logic are three of his favorite performers... His uncle, John Nevens, played for the 1981 through 1984 Cal State Fullerton teams... He is a Los Angeles native.