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John Tyndall
Player Profile:
John Tyndall 1260639
Position: Fullback
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 240
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pacific Grove, CA
High School: Pacific Grove HS
Experience: 3 Letters

CAL CAREER (Career Stats): Has played in 20 games all off the bench primarily on special teams and also as a backup fullback during the last three seasons of his first four years with the program from 2007-10 ... has contributed three rushes for five yards, one reception for six yards and one kick return for five yards for a total of 16 all-purpose yards ... also has eight tackles.

2011 (Game-By-Game Stats)

2010 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in six games off the bench, contributing his first career reception for six yards in the season opener against UC Davis and one rush for three yards vs. Colorado.

2009 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in the first three games of the campaign off the bench but did not participate over the final 10 contests ... contributed one rush for three yards in the season opener vs. Maryland and one kick return for five yards against Eastern Washington.

2008 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in 11 games primarily on special teams ... contributed eight tackles with a career-high-tying two stops both at Washington State and in the Big Game vs. Stanford ... also picked up single tackles in his collegiate debut vs. Michigan State, at Arizona, vs. Oregon and at Oregon State ... rushed once for a loss of one yard in the regular-season finale vs. Washington.

2007: Redshirted ... earned Scout Team Player of the Year honors on special teams.

HIGH SCHOOL: Selected to the All-Far West squad by SuperPrep after he led his team to a Mission Trail League title with a perfect 6-0 conference mark and an overall record of 10-3 ... rated as the No. 29 linebacker nationally and the No. 99 overall player in California according to Rivals ... named the Monterey Herald Offensive Player of the Year as a senior after rushing for over 1,500 yards with a county-best 28 touchdowns on the ground ... recorded eight 100-yard rushing games, including a single-game high of 183 yards ... added 165 tackles and 13.0 sacks on defense as a senior ... a first-team All-State selection during his junior campaign, leading his team to a perfect 10-0 regular-season record before falling in the first round of the state playoffs ... averaged over 14 tackles per game and was the Herald's Defensive Player of the Year as a junior ... rushed for 140 yards and five touchdowns on only 14 carries in a game during his junior year against Harbor High School ... also had 91 tackles, 3.0 sacks and a forced fumble on defense as a sophomore.

PERSONAL: Full name is John Lawrence Tyndall ... born July 7, 1989 ... parents are Larry and Cathy Tyndall ... brother, Bill, is a Cal football teammate ... a double major in the interdisciplinary studies Field and peace and conflict studies.

Rushes: 1 (three times, last vs. Colorado, 2010)
Rushing Yards: 3 (twice, last vs. Colorado, 2010)
Long Rush: 3 (twice, last vs. Colorado, 2010)
Receptions: 1 (vs. UC Davis, 2010)
Receiving Yards: 6 (vs. UC Davis, 2010)
Long Reception: 6 (vs. UC Davis, 2010)
Kick Returns: 1 (vs. Eastern Washington, 2009)
Kick Return Yards: 5 (vs. Eastern Washington, 2009)
Long Kick Return: 5 (vs. Eastern Washington, 2009)
All Purpose Yards: 6 (vs. UC Davis, 2010)
Tackles: 2 (twice, last vs. Stanford, 2008)

LAST UPDATED: October 11, 2011

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