Tyler Bass Biography
Tyler Royce Bass is a famous American football placekicker for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He played college football at Georgia Southern and was selected by the Bills in the sixth round of the NFL Draft in 2020. He credits his grandmother for persuading him to try out for the football team because of his strong soccer leg.
Tyler Bass Age
Tyler was born on 14 February 1997, in Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America. He is 27 years old.
Tyler Bass Height
He stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m).
Tyler Bass Weight
He weighs 183 lb (83 kg).
Tyler Bass Family
Tyler was born to his hardworking parents Ron and Kathy Bass in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. He has a younger sister, Abby.
Tyler Bass Education
played high school football and soccer at Dutch Fork High School in Irmo, South Carolina. Following his senior season he won the Chris Sailer Award, awarded to the best high school football kicker. Later, he attended Georgia Southern from 2015 to 2019.
Tyler Bass Girlfriend
He is currently engaged to his fiancée Ryan Tuten. When Tyler isn’t helping his team make it to the playoffs, he likes spending time with his fiancée. Ryan is a businesswoman who was born on March 18, 1998, in Ocala, Florida, United States. She attended the Parker College of Business-Georgia Southern University and received her bachelor’s degree in marketing in 2020.
Tyler Bass Salary
He receives a satisfactory salary of $1.01 million per year.
Tyler Bass’ Net Worth
He has a net worth of around $5 million.
Tyler Bass Career
He was selected by the Buffalo Bills in the sixth round, 188th overall, of the 2020 NFL Draft. Bills special teams coordinator Heath Farwell revealed that he was still in Georgia during the COVID-19 pandemic and was able to attend Tyler’s pre-draft workout when other pro days were being canceled.
Tyler signed a four-year, $3.475 million contract with the Bills on May 7, 2020. Later, he gained national attention after posting practice videos of him kicking a 60-yard field goal with only one step and a 50-yard field goal without taking a single step toward the football. On September 13, 2020, Tyler completed all three of his extra point attempts during his professional debut against the New York Jets but was 2 for 4 on field goal attempts.
In October 2021, he was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month for making all of his extra point attempts while also converting all 10 of his field goal attempts. Moreover, Tyler was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month for November. He signed a four-year, $21 million extension with the Bills on April 20, 2023. Later, Tyler was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month for September.