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Thomas Tyner | Running Back

Team: Oregon Ducks
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 215

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According to Oregon coach Mark Helfrich, junior RB Thomas Tyner's return to the team is uncertain.
Tyner's name is not currently on the roster. He's out for the season with a shoulder injury. "He's not going to be in fall camp and his availability after that remains to be seen," Helfrich said Monday. It's unclear if Tyner has decided to transfer, but there is clearly a rift between player and coaching staff to monitor here. Aug 10 - 6:56 PM

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Oregon junior RB Thomas Tyner will miss the 2015 season due to shoulder surgery.

Tyner backed up Royce Freeman last year and was headed for the same role in 2015, but did contribute 573 yards and five touchdowns. Apparently the surgery is to clear "lingering pain" from a shoulder issue sustained towards the end of Tyner's sophomore campaign. Byron Marshall spent a good portion of the offseason at receiver and could be moved back to running back. Tyner is expected to redshirt and return in 2016.
Aug 9 - 2:09 PM

Oregonlive.com reports that Oregon sophomore RB Thomas Tyner "expects to play" Saturday against Wyoming, after injuring his shoulder against Michigan State.

"I had a little problem with my shoulder, a stinger I guess," Tyner told Oregonlive.com. "I wasn't feeling too well so they held me out a little bit. I'm good." The 5-foot-11, 201 pound Tyner injured his shoulder, forcing him out of the game for the entire fourth quarter. The Ducks prospect should be a full go against Wyoming this weekend. This season, Tyner is averaging 12 carries and 48.5 yards rushing a game in Oregon's three-back rotation, showcasing True Freshman Royce Freeman and junior Byron Marshall.
Fri, Sep 12, 2014 03:44:00 PM

Oregon freshman RB Thomas Tyner, who has impressed coaches since landing on campus, will not redshirt this season.

The decision obviously comes from first year head coach Mark Helfrich. Tyner was removed from practice 10 days ago and was seen in a protective boot, but apparently the injury wasn't serious enough to draw a medical redshirt tag. De'Anthony Thomas will see plenty of carries, but we expect the Ducks to pass more with a seasoned Marcus Mariota at the helm.
Sun, Aug 25, 2013 02:40:00 PM

Oregon freshman RB Thomas Tyner was wheeled out of practice on Tuesday with his foot in a protective boot.

Beat writer Jason Quick talked to one source who stated "He's fine... nothing broken... thank the Lord." Tyner was later seen walking with crutches. "To my knowledge he is 100 percent," Mark Helfrich said. "The protective boot business is a good business. I should have gotten into that business." Tyner has stood out among freshman during preseason work.
Wed, Aug 14, 2013 08:49:00 AM