Eight former Cal players from 2012 roster have now joined NFL teams.
Seven former Cal players from 2012 roster have now joined NFL teams.
Seven former Cal players from 2012 roster have now joined NFL teams
Visit the 2013 NFL Draft Central page at CalBears.com for extensive coverage of the selection of former Cal players.
Isi Sofele and Steve Williams named Offensive and Defensive MVP, respectively
AFTER CAL: Took part in Cal's 2013 Pro Day and the 2013 San Francisco 49ers Local Pro Day.
CAL CAREER (Updated Career Stats): Played in 27 games off the bench over the last three seasons of his five campaigns in the program from 2008-12, recording all the stats of his career (five tackles) other than participation as a 2012 senior ... wore three different numbers during his Cal career, starting as No. 24 in 2008, switching to No. 21 for the 2009 campaign and finishing his career with three seasons in the No. 31 he switched to prior to the start of the 2010 season.
2012 (Game-by-Game Stats): Played in all 12 games off the bench for the first time in his career, seeing action primarily on special teams and also as a backup safety ... finished with five tackles, recording a career-high-tying two both vs. Southern Utah and in the final game of his collegiate career at Oregon State ... also had a single tackle against Washington ... a second-team Pac-12 All-Academic selection ... earned the team's Frank Schlessinger Coaches Award for the player who demonstrates outstanding athletic ability, academic success and community service ... was a candidate for the All-State Good Works Award and the Wuerffel Trophy that honor community service combined with athletic and academic achievement, as well as the Rudy Awards for players who demonstrate exemplary character, courage, contribution and commitment to their teams ... made a game-winning play in the spring game when he broke up a two-point pass attempt by Austin Hinder on the final snap of the contest to preserve a 21-20 victory for the Gold team ... recorded five tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss and a pass breakup in the spring game.
2011 (Game-by-Game Stats): Played in eight games off the bench and on special teams.
2010 (Game-by-Game Stats): Played in seven games off the bench and on special teams in the first action of his collegiate career.
2009: Did not play ... named one of two Scout Team Players of the Year on special teams.
2008: Redshirted ... did not play.
BURTON HS: Named first-team All-Academic Athletic Association as a 2007 senior, when he tallied 75 tackles (10.7 per game) and four interceptions that he returned for 133 yards from his safety position, while contributing 30 catches for 621 yards and seven touchdown receptions offensively ... led his squad in rushing, receiving, tackles and interceptions to go with four touchdowns as a 2006 junior to earn Team MVP honors ... two-time All-City selection ... received California's 2007 CIF Spirit of Sport Award given to student-athletes who serve as positive role models ... also lettered in basketball and track and field, earning Team MVP honors in the latter.
PERSONAL: Full name is Tyré Charles Ellison ... born July 8, 1990 ... parents are Ronald Ellison Sr. and Delores Beasley-Ellison ... was the undergraduate speaker at the social welfare commencement ceremony in May of 2012 ... graduated from Cal in December of 2012 with a bachelor's degree in social welfare.
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Tackles: 2 (twice, last at Oregon State, 2012)
LAST UPDATED: April 22, 2013