Tim McTyer is a former NFL Defensive Back. Tim played for the 1997 BYU Cotton Bowl Champs before being signed as an Undrafted Rookie Free Agent in 1997 by the Indianapolis Colts. He was released but signed by the Philadelphia Eagles before the start of the 1997 NFL Season. He spent the 1997 & 1998 NFL Seasons with the Eagles. In 1999, he was the 1st Defensive Back drafted (11th OA) in the 1999 NFL Expansion Draft by the Cleveland Browns. McTyer accumulated 51 tackles, 3 passes defended, 1 forced fumble, 0.5 sacks, and 1 interception for 18 yards during his four NFL Seasons.
Signed as a Rookie Free Agent by the Indianapolis Colts on April 25, 1997. Released by the Colts on August 18, 1997. Signed by the Philadelphia Eagles on August 27, 1997. Obtained on February 9, 1999 through the NFL Expansion Draft where he was the 1st Defensive Back selected (11th OA) by the Cleveland Browns. Released by the Cleveland Browns on September 20, 2000.
Life after the NFL:
Life after the NFL was not the end of McTyer's football career. He began coaching High School Football at Gardena High School in 2003 and at the same time began giving back to his community by coaching Youth Football as well. He continued coaching High School and Youth Football through 2008. In 2009, McTyer coached Defensive Backs & Special Teams for L.A. Southwest Community College. McTyer returned to High School Football to be the Head Coach of Banning High School from 2009 to 2012.
In addition to McTyer's busy football career, he was also furthering his education and began his career in the entertainment business. From 2005 to 2009, he attended American InterContenental University in which he earned his BFA in Media Production. From 2009 to 2012, he attended the University of Central Missouri in which he earned his MS in PE/Athletic & Sports Business Administration. In 2005, McTyer was the Co-Director of the music video "Hold Ground" by Imani Walker. In 2006, he wrote, produced, and engineered his own album called "Smoken On My Own" under the name of Tim Mc M.C. Additionally, he wrote, directed, and was the music supervisor for a short comedy scene called "The Sub". In 2009 and 2010, he worked for Spike TV on the hit TV show Pros vs Joes as a Production and Games Production Assistant. Now that McTyer has finished his education and fulfilled his coaching duties, he looks to start pursuing his entertainment career in 2013 and beyond.