Tyrone Culver
Tyrone  Culver

Palmdale, Calif.

High School:


Fresno State: Emerged as the starter last year at free safety and will hold down that position again in 2005 ... a smart player who knows where to be on the field at all times ... has been a key contributor in years past and should be in the seasons to come ... should rank near the top of the team in tackles ... has annually been a contender for academic awards. (2004) Played in and started all 12 games ... made 65 tackles, the second-best number on the team ... made two tackles for loss, a sack, an interception and a team-high five pass breakups ... his lone interception came against Rice, which he returned 37 yards ... had a strong statistical game against Boise State, recording a season-high 10 tackles ... posted nine tackles in the regular season finale at San Jose State ... an Academic All-WAC honoree. (2003) Played in all 14 games, starting one ... registered 44 tackles, good for sixth on the team ... had two tackles for loss, one sack and a fumble recovery ... his best game was at Oklahoma, against which he had seven tackles ... picked up six tackles in the regular season finale against UTEP ... his only sack was against SMU ... an Academic All-WAC honoree. (2002) Played in 12 games ... made 24 tackles ... had two interceptions, which he returned for a combined 31 yards ... posted one pass breakup ... a Fresno State Scholar-Athlete and an honoree at the Kiwanis Torch of Excellence ... an Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar Award winner. (2001) Redshirted ... honored at the Kiwanis Torch of Excellence dinner for academic excellence.

High School: Selected to the Los Angeles Times All-Star team ... a Southern Section Scholar-Athlete ... team MVP ... league defensive player of the year ... first-team All-Golden League and All-CIF ... Los Angeles Daily News All-Star team.

Personal: Born July 6, 1983 ... parents are Jackie and Lanell Culver ... has two sisters, Crystal and Brandy, and one brother, Malcolm.

Fresno State Statistics
Year	G-GS	Solo	Asst.	Total	TFL-Yds.	Sacks-Yds.	Int-Yds.
2001	Redshirted
2002	12-0	14	10	24	0-0	0-0	2-31
2003	14-1	32	13	45	2-7	1-5	0-0
2004	12-12	32	33	65	2-5	1-4	1-37
Totals	37-13	78	56	134	4-12	2-9	3-68

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