Tysson Poots (born January 12, 1988) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent.
Poots played high school football at Coronado High School in Henderson, Nevada. He was a two-time All-State wide receiver. He finished his career with a total 2,014 receiving yards, 270 tackles, 19 sacks and 8 interceptions.
Poots also lettered in basketball & nominee of McDonald's All-American.
Poots had a career total of 43 TD's, 3,970 yards Poots was named as a Great West Conference all conference receiver in 3 of his 4 seasons with the Thunderbirds. Poots was a Walter Payton camp Nominee
Poots went undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft, but was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent on August 1, 2011. Poots was released during final cuts.
After failing to make the Cowboys, Poots was assigned to the Utah Blaze of the Arena Football League on September 30, 2011.
Poots was assigned to the Arizona Rattlers in 2013, helping the Rattlers advance to ArenaBowl XXVI against the Philadelphia Soul. Poots had a 14-yard touchdown reception in the ArenaBowl.
Las Vegas Outlaws
On February 19, 2015, Poots was assigned to the Las Vegas Outlaws.