Tyler Ervin Named SI.com Honorable Mention All-America

It usually was trouble for San Jose State opponents when Tyler Ervin had the ball in the open field.
Dec. 17, 2014

San Jose State University running back Tyler Ervin picked up his second award of the week when he was named to Sports Illustrated's 2014 All-America football team as an honorable mention all-purpose player.

Ervin led the Spartans in rushing with 888 yards and four touchdowns, caught 29 passes for 306 yards and a touchdown, and was the team's primary kickoff and punt returner. His six touchdowns was tops on the 2014 Spartans. Three of his six scores were a 75-yard pass reception at Auburn, an 83-yard run against UNLV and an 89-yard run against Colorado State. Ervin is the first San Jose State player to have more than one 80-plus yard touchdown run in a career.

Named San Jose State's Most Valuable Player at the team's recent annual awards banquet, the junior from Colton (Calif.) High presently ranks 13th nationally in all-purpose running averaging 148.1 yards per game.