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Tyler Lawrence

Position Quarterback
Height 6'3''
Weight 217 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Hometown Shawnee, Kan.
High School Shawnee Mission West HS
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Career Honors: 2006: KU Offensive Scout Player of the Year.

2007 (Fr.): Played as a backup quarterback… Did not record any statistics on the year.

2006 (RS): Redshirted his first year at Kansas… Earned the Otto Schnellbacher Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year honor.

High School: Named 6A all-state and was the team[apos]s offensive MVP in 2005… Was an All-State selection by Hovpen Sports… Named All-Sunflower-League, All-KC Metro, and All-Johnson County following the 2005 season… Ranked as the No. 4 player in the state of Kansas by Rivals.com… Threw for more than 2,500 yards and rushed for 1,230 yards during his varsity career… Tossed 27 touchdowns and rushed for an additional 13 scores during his career at SMWHS… Had a quarterback rating of 130.7 as a senior… Helped the Vikings to regional titles in 2004 and 2005… Coached in football by Tim Callaghan… Earned varsity letters in football, basketball and baseball… A member of the National Honor Society and a four-year scholar-athlete award winner.

Personal: Born in Kansas City, Mo… Is majoring in business… Would like to open a sports bar… Hobbies include movies, video games and taking naps… Son of Mike and Tina Lawrence and Matt and Lisa Heath… Has four siblings… Father Mike played football at William Jewell, while a brother played football at Nebraska… Step-father played basketball at Kansas State.