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Tyler Larsen

Center (C) #69 Washington Commanders
Birthday July 8, 1991
Age 32 years
Height 6' 4''
Weight 335 lbs
College Utah State

Tyler Larsen is the football center for the Washington Commanders. He played college football at Utah State before being picked as an undrafted free agent in 2014.

Larsen was born to LeRoy Larsen and Barbara Larsen in Salt Lake City, Utah. He has five siblings, three brothers and two sisters. Tyler’s brother Cody was also an NFL player who played as a defensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens. Cody played college football at Southern Utah.

Larsen has been married to Samantha Larsen (nee Miller) for over a decade. They tied the knot in May 2013, while they were still in college. The husband and wife met in college and they got close while playing video games together.

Tyler and Samantha are parents to four children. Their oldest son, Ty was diagnosed with autism.

Career Highlights

  • Tyler played both offensive and defensive line at Jordan High School in Sandy, Utah.
  • Larsen went unpicked at the 2014 NFL Draft and the Miami Dolphins signed him as an undrafted agent.
  • Dolphins released Larsen on August 26, 2014.
  • He was signed by the Washington Redskins on February 10, 2015, however, he was waived for final roster cuts.
  • Tyler signed with the Carolina Panthers to a futures contract on January 12, 2016. He was released on October 8, 2016, however, was re-signed to the practice squad on October 11.
  • Larsen played his first NFL game against the Seattle Seahawks on November 4, 2016.
  • He played 14 games, starting in 10 matches in the 2017 season.
  • Larsen signed a two-year contract extension with the Panthers in 2018.
  • He signed with the Washington Football Team (now Commanders) on March 18, 2021.
  • He took over as the center in Week 10 after regular center Chase Roullier was placed on injured reserve.
  • On March 16, 2023, Tyler signed a contract extension with the Commanders extending his stay at the club for a year.

Career Stats

SEASON TEAM GP GS
2016 Carolina Panthers 9 5
2017 Carolina Panthers 14 10
2018 Carolina Panthers 16 3
2019 Carolina Panthers 16 0
2020 Carolina Panthers 13 0
2021 Washington Commanders 8 3
2022 Washington Commanders 9 8
2023 Washington Commanders 8 1
TOTAL 93 30

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