Tyler Finkbeiner
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Tyler Finkbeiner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Champaign, Ill.

High School:
Champaign Central

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 220

Position:
HB

Experience:
2L

07/02/2013

Eleven Redbirds Earn MVFC Academic Excellence Award

Illinois State won nine games in 2012.

05/18/2012

Over 50 Redbirds Named To MVFC Honor Roll

The annual list included 53 current and former Redbirds.

10/20/2012

MSU vs. ISU 10/20/12

10/20/12

09/22/2012

Football at Western Illinois (9/22/12)

Illinois State football at Western Illinois

08/06/2012

Fall Camp Practice #3 (Aug. 6, 2012)

Redbird Football Fall Camp practice #3

2012: Saw action in 11 games ... served primarily as the backup fullback ... recorded three tackles on special teams ... posted a tackle against Southern Illinois, UNI and North Dakota State.

2011: Played in three games at H-back ... recorded three tackles on special teams.

Champaign Central HS: Four-year letterwinner for head coach Dave Jacobs ... named an all-area and all-conference selection during junior and senior seasons at linebacker ... helped the team to state playoff appearances in sophomore and junior seasons ... also an accomplished wrestler, who lettered for three seasons and set the school record for pins in a season as a senior ... helped the team to finish fourth in state that same season.

Personal: Born 9-21-91 in Springfield, Mo. ... son of David Finkbeiner and Tressia Jones ... has two siblings, Samantha and Peyton ... his father, David, played football at Penn State ... member of the honor roll at Champaign Central ... plans to major in business management.

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