**89 - TE Tyler Higbee**

Tyler Higbee

TE

#89

Experience: 7 years

Height: 6-6

Age: 30

Weight: 255 lbs

College: Western Kentucky

2022 SEASON

  • REC
    72
  • YDS
    620
  • AVG
    8.61
  • TDS
    3
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Career Stats

WRTE Career

SEASONTEAMGGSRECYDSAVGLNGTDATTYDSAVGLNGTDFUMLOST
2016Los Angeles Rams16711857.7311
2017Los Angeles Rams16162529511.8381
2018Los Angeles Rams16162429212.236210
2019Los Angeles Rams15156973410.6333
2020Los Angeles Rams15154452111.844511110
2021Los Angeles Rams1515615609.237510
2022Los Angeles Rams1717726208.626300
TOTAL110101306310710.344201111020

Biography

TRANSACTIONS

Selected in the fourth round of the 2016 draft (110th overall) on 4/30/16.

NFL Career

  • Has played in 93 regular season games (84 starts) and started all nine postseason matchups he has played in.
  • Has recorded 234 receptions for 2,487 yards and 17 touchdowns during the regular season in his 7-year NFL career.
  • Was second on the team in receptions (61) and third in receiving yards (560) in the 2021 campaign.
  • Registered a career-best 69 receptions for 734 yards during the regular season in 2019.
  • Became the first tight end in franchise history to have three- consecutive 100-plus yard receiving games and set the single-season franchise record for receptions by a tight end in 2019.
  • Recorded four consecutive games with more than 100-yards receiving from Week 13-16 of the 2019 season.
  • Recorded back to back seasons with at least five touchdown receptions in 2020 and 2021.
  • Hauled in six catches for 55 yards and two touchdowns in the NFC Championship Game against the 49ers last postseason.
  • Became the 13th tight end in franchise history to record over 1,000 receiving yards in their career.
  • Registered a career-best 12 catches on the road against the Dallas Cowboys during the 2019 campaign.
  • Had seven receptions for a career-best 116 yards against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 14 of the 2019 season.
  • Hauled in three touchdown receptions, a career-high, in Philadelphia against the Eagles in Week 2 of the 2020 season.

College

Higbee played in 38 games with 15 starts at Western Kentucky, becoming a midseason addition to the Biletnikoff Watch List as a senior in 2015. He recorded a pair of 100-yard receiving games and four touchdowns through the first four games of the year and caught at least one touchdown in six of his nine games, including two multi-touchdown games. He was a C-USA First Team selection and a CBS Sports Midseason All-American in 2015. As a junior in 2014, he tallied 230 yards on 15 receptions, including four touchdowns. He had a breakout performance at No. 19 Marshall when he caught three-touchdowns on six passes for 99-yards, earning CFPA honorable mention National Tight End of the Week honors. He was also one of only three tight ends to catch at least three touchdowns in a game, joined by FIU's Jonnu Smith and Minnesota's Maxx Williams. Higbee became one of just four players in WKU history to catch at least three touchdowns in a single game and the first since 1978. In 2013, he saw action in seven games (three starts) after converting to tight end from wide receiver. He finished the year with 13 catches for 169 yards and a touchdown. He redshirted in 2012 and played in 11 games as a freshman in 2011 with a pair of catches for 92 yards. His first career catch at the collegiate ranks was a 63-yard touchdown.

Personal

Higbee was named team MVP and team captain his senior season at East Lake High School when he reeled in a county-high 42 receptions and over 540 receiving yards and eight touchdowns in his final season as a tight end. He finished his prep career with over 1,100 yards receiving and 18 touchdowns, earning first-team All-County honors. Higbee was rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com after lettering all four years in football. He also earned a pair of letters on the baseball diamond at the varsity level in high school.

Community Impact

During his time with the Rams, Higbee has given back to the Los Angeles community in a variety of ways. He has partcipated in the team's tentpole charity events such as WalkUnited LA to combat homelessness, Taste of the Rams to raise funds to end hunger in Los Angeles as well as the annual Night for Wishes event to help grant wishes of children battling life-threatening illnesses. Higbee has also celebrated Read Across America Day by reading to local students in classrooms. In 2020, he donated $5,000 to Think Watts and Communities in Schools Los Angeles to help support residents in the Watts community who are experiencing food insecurity and students who were lacking the technologial resources to successfully engage in school assignments during the COVID pandemic. Higbee has supported Special Olympics of Southern California with appearances at local events and by raising awareness of their efforts through the NFL's My Cause My Cleats campaign.

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