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#35 Tyler Marcordes

Tyler Marcordes - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 6-4
Weight 235
Birthdate 10/09/1992
Hometown Normal, Ill.
Last School Normal Community West
Year RS Senior
Height / Weight 6-4 / 237
Tyler Marcordes - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2015 (Redshirt Senior): Started all 12 games at linebacker … Finished third on team with 51 tackles and tied for team lead with 6.5 tackles for loss … Also added two sacks and two forced fumbles … Started at linebacker vs. Alcorn State (Sept. 3), recording one solo tackle … Had three tackles, one sack and one TFL in start vs. Tulane (Sept. 12) … Tied career high with seven tackles, and added one TFL and forced fumble at Notre Dame (Sept. 19) … Recorded five tackles in start at Duke (Sept. 26) … Tallied three tackles and 1.0 TFL vs. North Carolina (Oct. 3) … Had five tackles (four solo), 1.0 sack and 1.5 tackles for loss at Clemson (Oct. 10) … Tied career high with seven tackles vs. Pitt (Oct. 17) … Recorded career-high-tying seven tackles at Virginia (Oct. 31) … Tallied three solo stops and forced fumble vs. Virginia Tech (Nov. 12).

2014 (Redshirt Junior):
Played in all 14 games, making seven starts… Recorded 31 tackles – 20 solo – on defense with 5.5 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble … Registered three solo tackles in Tech’s Orange Bowl win over Mississippi State (Dec. 31) … Tallied one tackle for loss vs. Florida State in ACC Championship Game (Dec. 6) … Recorded career-high seven tackles, including one for loss of one yard, and recovered fumble at Georgia (Nov. 29) … Registered one sack for loss of 12 yards vs. Clemson (Nov. 15) … Had four tackles, including career-high 2.5 for loss of 13 yards and one sack that forced fumble which Quayshawn Nealy returned for TD at NC State (Nov. 8) … Registered one solo tackle vs. Virginia (Nov. 1) … Recorded one solo tackle at Pitt (Oct. 25) … Had three tackles, including two solo, at North Carolina (Oct. 18) … Registered two tackles at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) … Tied career high with three solo tackles and started in second-straight game vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) … Registered three tackles and recorded first start of season at Tulane (Sept. 6) … Recorded two tackles, including one solo, against Wofford (Aug. 30) … Graduated from Georgia Tech in December 2014 with bachelor’s degree in business administration.

2013 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in all 13 games and made one start (vs. Alabama A&M) … Recorded 16 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks … Had two interceptions and forced one fumble … Registered two solo tackles and returned interception 95 yards for touchdown in season opener vs. Elon (Aug. 31) … Started vs. Alabama A&M (Nov. 23) and responded with monster game … Had three tackles, 1.5 sacks, one interception and forced fumble … Recorded three tackles including tackle for loss vs. Ole Miss in Music City Bowl (Dec. 30).

2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 14 games and made one start – vs. Middle Tennessee State (Sept. 29) … Recorded four tackles, including one solo tackle … Broke up one pass … Registered two solo tackles against Middle Tennessee State … Had tackle and pass break-up in win at Maryland (Nov. 3).

2011 (True Freshman): Redshirted, did not play.

High School: Normal Community West HS … Earned three varsity letters under coach Darren Hess … Played quarterback, safety and linebacker, and served one year as team captain … Named team MVP … Selected all-conference at both quarterback and safety … Named conference player of the year … Named all-state by Rivals and Champaign News-Gazette … Averaged 9.5 yards per carry and rushed for 20 touchdowns as senior … Passed for more than 700 yards and six touchdowns.

Personal: Full name is Tyler Joseph Marcordes … Born Oct. 9, 1992 in Peoria, Ill. … Parents are Bill and Dawn … Bill played football at Illinois Wesleyan in late 1980s … Grandfather, Bill Sr., played football at Bradley University in 1960s and was drafted by Philadelphia Eagles in 1965 … Has five siblings – Hayley, Tess, Bryce, Linda, Remi and Anya.

Tackles: 7, four times – last at Virginia, Oct. 31, 2015
Tackles For Loss: 2.5 at NC State, Nov. 8, 2014
Sacks: 1.5 vs. Alabama A&M, Nov. 23, 2013
Interceptions: 1, twice – last time vs. Alabama A&M, Nov. 23, 2013
Forced Fumbles: 1, four times – last vs. Virginia Tech, Nov. 12, 2015
Fumbles Recovered: 1 at Georgia, Nov. 29, 2014
Longest INT Return: 95 (TD) vs. Elon, Aug. 31, 2013


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