Ty Detmer Speaker Profile
Former NFL Quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons
Ty Detmer Biography
NFL veteran, Ty Detmer was born October 30, 1967 in San Marcos, Texas who starred at Brigham Young University. Detmer holds many records for his performance as BYU's quarterback and won the Heisman Trophy in 1990. Detmer graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in recreation administration and became a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during his junior year there.
Detmer entered the national spotlight during his record-setting career at BYU. He redshirted during the 1987 season, and shared quarterback duties with Sean Covey as a freshman in 1988. He started a game against New Mexico, and passed for 333 yards and 5 touchdowns in a 65-0 BYU victory. He was named Most Valuable Player of the 1988 Freedom Bowl, leading BYU to a come-from-behind 20-17 victory over Colorado.
Detmer became a full-time starter in 1989. He emerged as one of the top quarterbacks in the nation, passing for 4,560 yards and 32 touchdowns during the regular season. His passer rating of 175.6 led the NCAA, and he finished second to Houston's Andre Ware in total offense. He led BYU to a WAC Championship, their first since 1985. Detmer finished the season with a strong performance against Penn State in the 1989 Holiday Bowl, setting NCAA records for most passing yards (576) and most yards of total offense (594) in a single bowl game.
Detmer played for 6 teams during a 14 year NFL career, all of which employed a version of the west coast offense. Detmer currently lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and four daughters and works for Triton Financial as Senior Vice President of Player Relations.
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