|No. -- Free agent|
|Date of birth:||February 14, 1985|
|Place of birth:||Fayetteville, North Carolina|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||325 lb (147 kg)|
|College:||North Carolina State|
|NFL draft:||2007 / Round: 3 / Pick: 82|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Career Arena football statistics as of 2013|
|Stats at ArenaFan.com|
DeMarcus Lamon "Tank" Tyler (born February 14, 1985) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina State.
Tyler played high school football at E.E. Smith High in Fayetteville, North Carolina. During his career he achieved all-conference honors, first-team All-Two Rivers Class 4-A Conference, All-Cape Fear Region accolades, and was Cape Fear Region Player of the Year in 2002. He was also invited to play in the 2002 Shrine Bowl.
Tyler played college football at North Carolina State. During his senior season he was received first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference after recording 87 tackles, three sacks, and a forced fumble. He finished his college career with 173 tackles, five sacks, and two fumble recoveries.
2007 NFL Combine
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 2 in||306 lb||5.18 s||1.75 s||2.96 s||4.76 s||7.47 s||28 in||5 ft 1 in||42 reps|
|All values from NFL Combine|
Kansas City Chiefs
Tyler was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played in 15 games during his rookie season, starting one. During his second season he started all 16 games at defensive tackle for the Chiefs, recording 41 tackles. In three years with the Chiefs he started 19 of 37 games, recording 74 tackles.