Countdown To Kickoff - 20 Days: Interview With Senior Center Tyler Larsen
Aug. 9, 2013
LOGAN, Utah -
With fall camp officially underway, Utah State football is just 20 days away from the start of the 2013 season when it plays at Utah on Thursday, Aug. 29 at 6 p.m.
Over the course of the next three weeks, UtahStateAggies.com will be taking a daily look inside Utah State Football, interviewing Aggie players and coaches about the upcoming season, its first in the Mountain Conference.
Today's video interview is with senior center Tyler Larsen.
Larsen (Salt Lake City, Utah/Jordan HS) enters his senior season having started 38 consecutive games, which is the longest active streak in the Mountain West and tied for the fifth-longest active streak in the nation. Larsen is a two-time first-team all-Western Athletic Conference honoree and the first USU offensive lineman to accomplish that feat since 1997.
During the 2012 season, Larsen tied for the team lead along with Schultz with an 86 percent overall performance grade, including 78 percent in technique and 83 percent in effort. He carried out the right assignment 97 percent of the time, including four games where he graded out at a perfect 100 percent. He also graded out above 90 percent two times in total performance and above 80 percent 12 times in effort and seven times in technique. Overall, he posted 65.5 knockdowns on the season.