Updated: February 1, 2013
2012: Appeared in two games, playing nine offensive snaps ... Made his collegiate debut against Bowling Green, grading out at 100 percent on eight offensive snaps ... Saw action on offense in the Duke game.
2011: Provided depth at the right guard position … Did not dress for any games, but served as a valuable member of the scout team … Turned in a team-best 515-pound front squat during off-season testing … Tied for the top bench press at 440 pounds … Moved to left guard for spring practice.
2010: A member of the practice squad working at right guard … Led the scout team with a 435-pound bench press during fall testing … Had a 475-pound front squat and a 363-pound jerk on the way to Iron Hokie honors during the off-season … Moved to center for spring practice … Switched back to right guard early on.
2009: Joined the team as a walk-on … Practiced at left guard while working with the scout team in the fall … Had a 385-pound bench press and 500-pound back squat during winter workouts.
High School: Played offensive guard and defensive tackle for Coach Tom Verbanic at Westfield High … Was named first-team All-Met on offense by The Washington Post as a senior … A two-time, first-team all-district, all-region and all-state pick … Helped team to a state title and a 37-3 record over four seasons … Also lettered in lacrosse.
Personal: Tyler Nathaniel Barfield … Born 7/27/90 in Washington, DC … Son of Richard and Helen Barfield … Enrolled in finance.