Tyler Eifert Biography
Tyler Eifert is an American football tight end for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). In the University of Notre Dame, he played college football, received All-American honors, and was recognized as the top college tight end. He was drafted by the Bengals in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Tyler Eifert Age
He was born on the 8th of September 1990 and as of 2018, he is 28 years old.
Tyler Eifert Family | Tyler Eifert Brother | Tyler Eifert Sister
Tyler Gregory Eifert was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to Greg and Julie Eifert. His sister Morgan Eifert is in sophomore at the University of Dayton pursuing accounting and finance degrees. At the University she is the Managing Director of Flyer Consulting, Brother of Delta Sigma Pi, and Member of Women in Business. She also works as a Student Ambassador and IT Assistant at the School of Business Administration at UD. She is married to Martin, Tyler’s friend.
His brother Grady Eifert graduated from Bishop Dwenger High School in 2014, he then spent the last year at Don Bosco Prep in Crown Point, Indiana. He lettered three times in basketball at Bishop Dwenger, averaging 15.8 PPG, 8.0 RPG, 2.3 APG, and 2.2 SPG as a senior. He also Led the team to sectional and regional championships.Tyler Eifert
Eifert was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the first round of the 21st overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. On July 15, 2013, Eifert signed a four-year, $8.25 million rookie contract with the Bengals. On September 8, 2013, Eifert made his NFL debut, recording five receptions for 47 yards against the Chicago Bears.
Tyler Eifert Education | Tyler Eifert College
He attended Saint Vincent De Paul Catholic School and Bishop Dwenger High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He played tight end and defensive back in football and power forward in basketball.
Eifert enrolled in the University of Notre Dame, where he played for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team from 2009 to 2012. As a freshman in 2009, Eifert played in only one game after suffering a back injury. Eifert a sophomore in 2010, he entered the season as a backup to Kyle Rudolph but took over as the starter after Rudolph suffered a season-ending injury. He finished the season with 27 receptions for 352 yards and two touchdowns in 11 games.
Tyler Eifert Girlfriend | Tyler Eifert Wife
Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert’s girlfriend is Rachael Kimack. Kimack attended Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, where she played soccer. She graduated in 2014 with a degree in Health and Kinesiology. She currently works in the medical industry in the greater Cincinnati area.
Tyler Eifert Fantasy
He showed that he still isn’t allowed to squat or perform exercises that load the spine, he is set to play this year’s campaign on a one-year, $5.5 million deal that has a maximum value of $8.5 million with incentives.
Tyler Eifert News
Bengals re-signed Tyler to a one-year contract that carries a maximum value of $8 million, he has barely played the last two years while battling chronic back issues but led all tight ends with 13 touchdowns before.
Tyler Eifert Injury Update
He said that all options were on the table, admitting his lengthy injury history will likely cloud some things. He was recovering from second back surgery in two years and needed a recent knee scope. he missed 41-of-80 games in five seasons but was dominant when healthy, proving to be a huge red-zone weapon.
Eifert landed on injured reserve after two games because of a back injury that required micro disc surgery, and he underwent another operation to remove a cyst from his knee. The injuries are just the latest in a long list which has limited the tight end to 39 games over five seasons and just 10 the last two years.
Tyler Eifert Bengals
He is attempting to return from a nagging back issue after three back surgeries in his football career. He would prefer to stay in Cincinnati if they offer him a fair deal. As big of a reach as this may sound, he published a recent video on his Instagram account, in which he was attending a local area high school basketball game with tight ends coach Jonathan Hayes.
As a junior, he was named all-conference, team MVP and the captain and averaged 16.0 PPG, 9.0 RPG, 3.0 APG, and 2.1 SPG while helping Bishop Dwenger to the sectional championship.
He averaged nearly 13 points and nine rebounds during his one season at Don Bosco Prep, where he grew two inches and gained about 20 pounds. Also shot about 40 percent from three-point range, while typically playing center or power forward. Don Bosco Prep coach Jason Hawkins called him, “one of the hardest workers I’ve coached in 12 years. He is 1-of-14 Don Bosco alums to currently play NCAA Division I basketball. He also played golf at Bishop Dwenger High School.
Tyler Eifert Contract
Eifert signed a 4 year, $8,256,001 contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, including a $4,384,364 signing bonus, $7,490,592 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,064,000. In 2017, Eifert will earn a base salary of $4,782,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,782,000 and a dead cap value of $4,782,000.
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Tyler Eifert Back Surgery
His season is over, but he said he will be allowed to resume normal play once he has recovered from the most recent procedure, which ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported was microdisk surgery. He also had surgery on his back at the end of last season. Tyler Eifert – Video.