Tiller, Kyle

2012 East #55

Kyle Tiller


6’4″ 267

High School Coach: Mark Tyler

High School, Dearborn Edsel Ford, A

College: Saginaw Valley State University


Kyle Tiller is the son of Deanna and Jesse Tiller. He is the second oldest of three children.  He has one brother Joshua (22) and one sister Taylor (6).   


Kyle started playing football at the age of eight. He played in the Police Athlete League for the Detroit Westside Steelers up till the age of 13. After little league football he played for Edsel Ford High School under head coach Mark Tyler. There he played offensive tackle and defensive end. At the end of his senior year he was awarded with First Team All Western Wayne Athletic Conference, First Team All City, Second Team Defensive End (Free Press), All West and All State, and All Metro Defensive End (Detroit News).


Kyle Tiller also played JV and varsity basketball. 


Kyle said, “I thank God first for blessing me with  the ability to play this sport.” He also thanked his mother, father, brother,  grandparents, and the rest of his family for “supporting me in everyway with life and football”. He thanked the Westside  Steelers organization for teaching him the right fundamentals for football, and the Edsel Ford High School staff  “from the coaches  to the teachers and athletic director for developing me into a better person throughout high school.”



1st Team Western Wayne Athletic Conference, ‘11

First Team All City, 2011

Second Team Defensive End, Free Press, 2011

All West, 2011 

All State, 2011

All Metro Defensive End, Detroit News, 2011