Tyler Bence - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#33 Tyler Bence Season 2022-23


Class Sophomore
Height 6'3"
Weight 256
Hometown Huntsville, Ala.
High School Huntsville

As a Freshman (2021)
• Did not see the field

As a Freshman (2021)
• Did not see game action

The Bence File
• Started four years at Huntsville under coach Mark Fleetwood
• Consensus three-star prospect by ESPN.com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com
• Rated the No. 72 defensive tackle nationally by 247Sports.com
Three-time all-city first team honoree
• 2020 Army All-American Combine invitee
• As a junior, tallied 11.0 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries, returning one for a touchdown
• Helped the Panthers to a 6-4 record in 2019, a three-win improvement from 2018
• As a sophomore, booked 4.0 tackles for loss with 2.0 sacks
• National Honor Society member
• Disney fan who has visited Magic Kingdom 14 times since age three
• Youth ministry volunteer and small group leader
• Son of Cheryl and Scott Bence
• Has one older sister, Sara Parker
• Undeclared major