2012: Redshirt junior ... Started all 13 games at defensive end ... Tabbed an honorable mention All-Big Ten selection by league coaches and media ... NU's Defensive MVP ... His team-leading 9.0 sacks (0.69 per game) ranked him second in the Big Ten this year and moved him into a tie for ninth all-time at Northwestern with 10.0 ... Five tackles -- including one pass sack -- and a pass deflection at Syracuse ... Big performance vs. Vanderbilt, recording six tackles, including a career-best 2.0 TFL's and a forced fumble on a sack late in the fourth quarter of a 23-13 NU win ... Posted three tackles with one sack in win over Boston College ... One stop and one pass breakup against both South Dakota and Indiana ... Came up with four tackles -- including one sack -- a forced fumble and a PBU at Penn State ... Set career bests with eight tackles and 2.0 sacks as well as a forced fumble at Minnesota ... One stop vs. Nebraska ... Five tackles, with one sack, vs. Iowa ... Registered one tackle at Michigan ... One pass breakup and one QB hurry at Michigan State ... Three tackles vs. Illinois with one TFL ... Set a career high with 3.0 TFL's in TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl vs. Mississippi State, including 2.0 sacks (four total tackles) ... Received NU's Defensive Player of the Game honors against Vanderbilt, Penn State and Minnesota and the defensive big playmaker vs. Iowa and Illinois ... Member of NU's 12-player Leadership Council ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2011: One of Northwestern's most consistent performers on the defensive line, playing in 11 games with six starts ... Finished with 31 tackles ... Ranked second in Big Ten with his three fumble recoveries (0.27 per game) ... Sat out Penn State and Indiana games with a shoulder injury (suffered in practice the week of the Penn State game) ... Made first college start at Boston College and didn't disappoint after notching four tackles (three solos), which included an 8-yard pass sack, the first of his career ... Registered his first career pass breakup against Eastern Illinois ... Notched four tackles at Army ... Totaled three tackles and two fumble recoveries at Illinois ... Turned in a strong effort vs. Michigan, registering a career-high seven tackles (six solos) against the Wolverines ... After missing part of the week to tend to his grandfather's funeral, rejoined team at Iowa just a few hours prior to kickoff and totaled three tackles, including a TFL, and a pass breakup ... Earned team's defensive player of the week honors for his efforts vs. the Hawkeyes ... Notched three tackles, as well as his third fumble recovery in Big Ten games, at ninth-ranked Nebraska ... Registered one tackle as well as his first career interception (off a deflection) in win over Rice ... Totaled four tackles, including a 0.5 TFL, and a QB hurry vs. Minnesota ... Credited with a QB hurry vs. Michigan State ... Notched two tackles (0.5 TFL) against Texas A&M.
2010: Played in all 13 games ... Reserve defensive end ... 12 tackles with 3.0 TFL's ... In the TicketCity Bowl, posted two tackles and fielded one kickoff on special teams, returning it 16 yards ... Two tackles at Wisconsin ... Against Iowa, registered two tackles with one TFL and a QB hurry ... Three tackles with one TFL vs. Purdue ... One stop at Rice ... One tackle vs. Illinois State ... Assisted on his first career TFL in his collegiate debut at Vanderbilt.
2009: Did not see action.
High School: Ranked eighth-best outside linebacker in Ohio by Rivals.com and 110th-best outside linebacker nationally by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. ... Played linebacker and tight end primarily for the Tigers, but is slated to play defensive end at Northwestern ... Named to Ohio all-state, All-Northeast Ohio and all-conference teams ... Tabbed the All-County Defense Captain ... Notched a school-record 147 tackles, six interceptions and eight sacks his senior season ... Also had 28 receptions for 423 yards and seven TD's on offense ... Nominated for the Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year honor ... Big "22" Player honoree ... Helped the Tigers compile a two-year (2007-08) record of 18-4 and a perfect mark (11-0) his junior season ... Member of Howland's Honor Roll, NHS and Student Senate ... Also lettered three years in basketball as a forward ... Team captain of both football and basketball teams ... Coached by Richard Angle.
Personal: Born Tyler J. Scott ... Son of Bette Scott and Rodney Scott ... Learning and organizational change major.