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Tyre McCants
Player Profile:
Tyre McCants 1808898
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 219
Year: Junior
Hometown: Niceville, Fla.
High School: Niceville HS
Experience: High School

MCCANTS’ CAREER HIGHS

Receptions               3, 3X, last at SMU (11/19/16)
Receiving Yards      105, at SMU (11/19/16)
Long                           65 (TD), at SMU (11/19/16)
Receiving TD            2, at SMU (11/19/16)

 

2016: Started nine of the 13 games he played in, emerging as a deep threat in the Gulf Coast Offense…set career highs with 25 catches for 384 yards (15.4 ypc) and four touchdowns on the year…third on the team in receiving yardage and fourth in receptions…set career highs with three catches for 105 yards and two touchdowns at SMU (11/19)… had a career long 65-yard touchdown catch at SMU (11/19)…caught passes in 10 games and at least three passes in five games…made two catches for 53 yards and a touchdown at Temple (10/21)… posted three catches for 46 yards and a touchdown at Memphis (11/12)... caught four passes for 25  yards in the Birmingham Bowl victory over South Carolina (12/29).

2015: Appeared in all 13 games…totaled seven receptions for 164 yards and two touchdowns…scored on catches of 57 and 34 yards..had receptions in five games...caught a 56-yard TD pass in a 45-24 homecoming weekend win over Syracuse (10/10)...had a career-best  three catches for 88 yards and a touchdown in the Miami Beach Bowl (12/21) vs. Western Kentucky...caught a 34-yard TD pass from D’Ernest Johnson in that game and also had a 41-yard reception.

2014: Redshirt season

NICEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach John Hicks at Niceville HS…named a second-team Class 7A all-state selection and Daily News Large School Player of the Year in 2013…posted 818 receiving yards, 560 rushing yards, 540 return yards and 18 total touchdowns as a senior…helped lead Niceville to a 13-2 record and an appearance in the Class 7A state championship game in 2013…recorded 116 receptions, 1,730 receiving yards, 18 receiving touchdowns, 667 rushing yards, nine rushing touchdowns, 810 return yards and over 3,200 total yards with 30 total touchdowns in his varsity career…rated a three-star recruit by ESPN…rated No. 58 in the 2014 Orlando Sentinel Florida Top 100…also had offers from Florida State, Georgia, Auburn, Louisville, Georgia Tech, N.C. State, California and Minnesota among others.

PERSONAL: The son of Tonja McCants… completed a community outreach project with New Life Christian Ministries.

 Tyre McCants - USF Career Statistics
 
Receiving
Year GP-GS REC YDS AVG TD LONG
2015
13-0 7 164 23.4 2 56
2016
13-9 25 384 15.4 4 65
2015
26-9 32 548 17.1 6 65
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