Written by Bryan Perez on January 3, 2016
Tyler Ervin, the senior running back from San Jose State, is a player who I hadn’t scouted all that closely until his name was added to the list of 2016 Senior Bowl participants. He’s an interesting addition to the game in large part because I’m curious as to where the coaching staff will line him up during the week of practices.
Ervin is an all-purpose talent, accruing yardage as a runner, receiver and kick returner. He had an impressive year as a rusher in 2015, totaling 294 carries for 1,601 yards and 13 TDs (5.4 YPC). It was by far his best year as a running back, as his previous career high was 888 yards rushing in 2014. He’s proven to be a valuable target in the receiving game with 45 catches for 334 yards and 2 TDs this season alone. He’s caught 87 passes during his time as (read more…)