Tyler Bass is a punter with the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. After playing collegiate football at Georgia Southern, the Bills drafted him in the sixth round of the 2020 NFL Draft.
During his high school years, Bass participated in football and soccer at Dutch Fork High School in Irmo, South Carolina. He thanks his grandma for encouraging him to try out for the football team because of his strong soccer leg.
He committed to Georgia Southern University on January 31, 2015. Following his senior year, he received the Chris Sailer award, which is presented to the best high school football kicker.
Bass sat out his freshman year. During his redshirt junior season, he made 19 of 21 field goals and 45 of 45 extra point attempts. During his final game at Georgia Southern, he began wearing eye black under only one eye as a tribute to his grandmother.
He made two field goals and four extra-point attempts during the 2020 Senior Bowl.
The Buffalo Bills selected Bass in the sixth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, giving them the 188th overall pick.
Heath Farwell, the Buffalo Bills’ special teams coach, took pride in the fact that he was still in Georgia during the COVID-19 outbreak and was able to attend Brandon Bass’ pre-draft workout despite the fact that other pro days were canceled.
What college did Tyler Bass go to?
Tyler Bass attended Georgia Southern in 2015. At college, he was part of the football team. Bass kicked two field goals and converted all four of his extra-point tries while competing in the 2020 Senior Bowl.