15 Tyler Winston
Tyler  Winston

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Antelope, Calif.

High School:
Antelope HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 191

Position:
WR

Experience:
3V


10/10/2015

San Jose State Blocks FG, Defeats UNLV In Overtime, 33-27

The Spartans made two comebacks to come away with an important conference road win.

10/03/2015

San Jose State Falls to Auburn, 35-21

The Spartans trailed by seven points twice in the second half.

09/19/2015

Third Quarter Is Difference In 35-21 Loss At Oregon State

The Spartans led 21-14 at halftime.

08/28/2015

Spartans Host New Hampshire For 2015 Football Opener

San Jose State seeks a season-opening victory for the third consecutive year.

08/11/2015

Tyler Winston Says Spartans Have Playmakers On Both Sides Of The Ball

The two-time all-conference selection says there is more competition this season.

10/03/2015

San Jose State vs. Auburn, 35-21

NCAA Football: San Jose State squares off against Auburn at Jordan Hare Stadium.

09/26/2015

San Jose State 49, Fresno State 23

The Spartans took on the Bulldogs on Saturday night.

09/20/2015

San Jose State at Oregon State Football

Oregon State overcame a 21-14 halftime deficit to defeat San Jose State, 35-21, on September 19.

10/12/2013

San Jose State @ Colorado State

San Jose State @ Colorado State

AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: In his fourth season with the Spartans... A three-year starter as a wide receiver... 30 games played and 28 starts... A two-time Mountain West honoree... Only Spartan football player named to one of the conference's major post-season awards when he was named the 2013 Freshman of the Year... Has at least three receptions in every game he started in his first two seasons... Ranks third on the school's career list with 171 receptions and eighth on the school's career chart with 1,920 receiving yards... Sixth among active Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) players for career receptions at the start of the season... Heads into 2016 with four games catching 10 passes in a contest... Four career 100-plus receiving yardage games... Signed a National Letter-of-Intent in February 2013... The only two-sport student-athlete on the 2016 Spartan football team.

2015: Started in the first eight games... Suffered a season-ending knee injury in the New Mexico win (10/24) during a non-contact situation on a San Jose State touchdown... Was the team's leeading receiver at the time of his injury... Finished fourth on the squad with 35 receptions for 368 yards and two touchdowns... Fast start to the season with seven catches for 76 yards vs. New Hampshire (9/3)... Had touchdown receptions at Oergon State (9/19) and at Auburn (10/3).

2014: A second-team All-Mountain West wide receiver... Tied for 21st nationally and was second in the Mountain West in receptions per game... Finished with 78 receptions for 694 yards and a team-best five touchdowns... Sixth most receptions by a San Jose State player in a single season... Only Spartan to catch at least one pass in every game... Matched his career high of 10 receptions in the season-opening win over North Dakota (8/28) and against Hawai'i (11/15)... A personal single-game best two touchdown catches against North Dakota... His 28-yard touchdown was the Spartans only score at Minnesota (9/20)... Had the game-winning touchdown grab in the overtime victory at Wyoming (10/18).

2013: The 2013 Mountain West Freshman of the Year... Named to the Phil Steele, Athlon and CollegeFootball News.com Freshman All-America teams... Originally was ticketed for a redshirt season focusing on being a defensive back... Redshirt projection eliminated and a switch to offense took place early in the season... Did not have any game action until late in the third game of the season at Minnesota (9/21)...  First major college reception came the following week against Utah State (9/27) - a 25-yard play that made ESPN's Plays of the Day... Exploded on to the scene the following week at Hawai'i (10/5) with six catches for 159 yards and a touchdown in his first major college start... Finished the season second on the team with 58 receptions for 858 yards and five touchdowns... Had four 100-plus yard receiving games with a season-best 171 yards on nine catches in the Wyoming win (10/26)... Spartans won each game in which he had 100 or more receiving yards... Was third nationally among freshmen in total receiving yards... Had the best yards per catch average (14.8) of any Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) freshman with 50 or more catches for the season... One of two FBS freshmen with two games of 10 or more receptions and the only one to do it in back-to-back games... Finished the season with 10 receptions against Navy (11/22) and 10 for 164 and a touchdown in the win over #16-Fresno State (11/29)... 858 receiving yards is a San Jose State freshman record.

SAN JOSE JOSÉ MEN'S BASKETBALL: Played in one non-conference game in the 2014-15 season... Logged 21 minutes as a reserve guard in the Seattle U. game (12/13/14)... Scored 4 points on a three-point basket and a free throw and was credited with one rebound and one assist... His three-point basket came on his first shot attempt.

HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time Capital League Player of the Year who averaged 13.0 yards for the 155 times he touched the ball on offense as a junior and a senior for Antelope (Calif.) High (Coach Matt Ray)... Was the League's Offensive Player of the Year and a Sacramento Bee first-team All-Metro honoree as a senior... 57 receptions for 876 yards and 13 touchdowns on offense and 43 tackles and three pass interceptions as a defensive back in 2012... 2011 Capital League Defensive Player of the Year... 39 tackles, six interceptions and four pass break ups as a cornerback... Also lettered in basketball and in baseball as a centerfielder.

MORE ON TYLER: A justice studies major... Would like to pursue a law enforcement career... Says his favorite actor is Gerard Butler... He is a native of Antelope, Calif.

CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS

YEAR G NO. YDS. AVG. TD LG
2013...FR 10 58 858 14.8 5 62TD
2014...SO 12 78 694 8.9 5 28TD
2015...JR 8 35 368 10.5 2 42
CAREER 30 171 1,920 11.2 12 62TD