Skyhawk Football | Tyler Rice - Wide Receivers
Tyler Rice enters his first season as offensive quality control coach at UT Martin.
Before UT Martin, Rice served as an assistant coach at Wayne County High School where he was a former prolific quarterback. While coaching the Wildcats, the team posted a 13-2 overall record before falling to eventual state champion Dresden.
Prior to his time at the prep ranks, Rice spent a season as an offensive student assistant at Ohio Valley Conference rival Murray State in 2015. While a member of the Racers, Rice assisted an offense which averaged 466.1 yards of total offense behind explosive All-American quarterback KD Humphries who threw for 3,778 yards and 22 touchdowns. Humphries led the nation in completions per game (30.0), passing yards (3,778) and passing yards per game (343.5).
Rice played two seasons at UT Martin, serving as the primary backup for record-setting quarterback Derek Carr for two seasons. Rice played in four games for the Skyhawks before transferring to Morehead State. He played in four games for the Eagles, completing 17 passes for 160 yards and a touchdown.
Rice graduated from Murray State in 2016 with a degree in health and physical non-certification.
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