Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#12 Tyler Lyon
Position: Quarterbacks Coach
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 220
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Newhall, Calif.
High School: Hart HS
Experience: SQ

Arizona: SQ... Enters fall camp on the disabled list with after knee surgery... Competed in spring as an inside receiver, at the small tight end position... Also has worked as tight end... Moved to that position in the middle of 2008 after two-plus years in the quarterback ranks... Was the No. 3 quarterback for much of 2007... Redshirted 2006 although earned travel status as an emergency option most of the year... The UA staff signed him as the lone quarterback in the 2006 class...

High School: Newhall High School, Hart, Calif., 2006... SuperPrep All-America and Top 200, No. 16 quarterback for coach Mike Herrington... ESPN 150 selection... SuperPrep All-Farwest... Finished 2005 with 164 completions in 296 attempts, for 2,282 yards and 16 touchdowns, building a 134.62 pass efficiency rating... 3,108 yards on 213-for-364 passing and 27 touchdowns as a junior in 2004... Had a big game with 348 yards on 24 of 37, with two scores, vs. Glendora... 20 completions in 38 attempts for 294 yards in state title game... Baseball pitcher who thought of trying two sports at UA... Sixth consecutive Hart quarterback to earn a college scholarship, following Sean Norton, David Neill, Matt Moore, Kyle Matter and Kyle Boller, a succession of Division I quarterbacks churned out by coach Mike Herrington... 11-3 team in 2005... Scored eight touchdowns rushing for 177 yards as a senior... Fab50Recruiting Super Prospect...

Personal: Academic major is economics... Father, Chuck, is coach at College of Canyons in Valencia, Calif.... Date of birth: Sept. 4, 1987, Valencia, Calif.