CAREER HONORS 2014 -- Maxwell Award Watch List -- Biletnikoff Award Watch List -- Walter Camp Award Watch List -- Paul Hornung Award Watch List -- Preseason All-Big 12 (WR/KR)
2013 -- Second Team All-America (FWAA) -- Honorable Mention All-America (Sports Illustrated) -- Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year (Coaches) -- First Team All-Big 12 [wr] (Coaches) -- First Team All-Big 12 [kr] (Coaches) -- First Team All-Big 12 [wr] (Associated Press) -- First Team All-Big 12 [kr] (Associated Press) -- Honorable Mention Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year (Coaches) -- Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week (OU) -- Biletnikoff Award Watch List -- Hornung Award Watch List -- AFCA Good Works Team -- Second Team Academic All-Big 12
2012 -- Honorable All-America [kr] (Sports Illustrated) -- Second Team All-Big 12 [all-purpose] (Associated Press) -- Honorable Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year (Coaches) -- Honorable Mention All-Big 12 (Coaches, Associated Press) -- Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week (NT) -- Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week (OSU) -- Walter Camp Award Watch List
2011 -- First Team All-America [kr] (Walter Camp) -- Second Team All-America [kr] (Associated Press, Sports Illustrated) -- First Team Freshman All-America (Sporting News) -- Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year (Coaches) -- Honorable Mention Big 12 SpecialTeams Player of the Year (Coaches) -- Second Team All-Big 12 [kr] (Coaches) -- Second Team All-Big 12 [all-purpose] (Associated Press) -- Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week (TTU) -- Big 12Special TeamsPlayer of the Week (OSU)
One of the nation's top threats as both a receiver and kick returner... Enters the 2014 season ranked fourth in school history in career receptions (143) and touchdown receptions (18), while he is fifth in receiving yards (2,195)... Needs 75 receptions, 838 yards and nine touchdowns, respectively, to break all three school records, which are held by his father, Kevin... Also ranks highly in career 100-yard receiving games (T3rd; 9)... Has also shined as a kickoff returner during his career, holding the school record for yards (1,834), ranking second in touchdowns (4) and average (31.1), while ranking third in returns (59)... Needs 10 returns and two touchdowns to break the school record in those two departments... Also ranks as one of the best all-purpose players in school history as he ranks second in career yards (4,290) and fifth in yards per game (126.2)... Ranks second among active players nationally in career kickoff-return average (31.1) and kickoff-return touchdowns... A two-year team captain.
2013 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): Earned numerous national accolades as he was a Second Team All-American by the Football Writers Association and Phil Steele, while he picked up honorable mention honors from Sports Illustrated... Was named the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year by the league's coaches, while also earning First Team All-Big 12 honors from the coaches as a wide receiver and kick returner... Also earned votes for the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year award... Picked up first team all-conference accolades from the Associated Press as both a wide receiver and all-purpose player... Was a candidate for the Biletnikoff and Hornung Awards... Ranked in the top-25 nationally in six categories, placing 11th in receiving yards per game (105.2), 12th in all-purpose yards per game (154.92), 16th in total receiving yards (1,262), 17th in kickoff returns (26.5), 19th in receiving touchdowns (11) and 22nd in receptions per game (6.8)... His national ranking in total receiving yards was impressive considering he missed a game due to injury... Led the Big 12 in receiving yards per game and all-purpose yards, while ranking third in kickoff returns and sixth in touchdown scoring... Finished second in school history in receptions (81) and yards (1,262), but set the school highs in each category among juniors... Also ranked second in 100-yard games (7) and fourth in touchdowns (11)... Tied for sixth in school history in kickoff-return yards (583)... Finished with 1,859 all-purpose yards to rank fifth in school history... Also named to the American Football Coaches Association Good Works team and earned Second Team Academic All-Big 12 honors.
Teamed with Tramaine Thompson against North Dakota State to have two 100-yard receivers in a game since 2008... His 111 yards against Louisiana made him the first K-State receiver with consecutive 100-yard games to open a season since 2010... Set a then-school record with 237 yards at Texas, a mark he later broke when he went for 278 yards against Oklahoma... His two 200-plus yard games were the top two marks in the Big 12 in 2013, while his yardage against the Sooners was the fifth most nationally and the fourth most in Big 12 history... That total included a 90-yard touchdown reception, which was the second-longest in school history (since 1969)... His 13 receptions against the Longhorns tied for third in K-State history, while his 12 against OU is tied for fifth... Coupled with his 162 kickoff-return yards against Oklahoma, he compiled a school-record 440 all-purpose yards to rank fifth in FBS history... His single-game all-purpose yardage record was nearly 100 yards better (89) than the previous record held by Brandon Banks and Darren Sproles, who broke the NFL single-season all-purpose yardage record in 2011... Also had 333 all-purpose yards against Texas as he held two of the top-five all-purpose yard performances in the nation during the 2013 campaign... Tied the school record with three touchdown receptions against West Virginia, Oklahoma and Michigan in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl... His three touchdown grabs in the bowl victory tied a K-State bowl record as he earned the bowl's Offensive MVP honors... Registered a then-career-long 74-yard touchdown reception against TCU.
2012 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): Earned Second Team All-Big 12 honors as an all-purpose player by the Associated Press, while he was an honorable mention selection at wide receiver by both the league's coaches and the Associated Press... Also earned votes from the coaches as the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year... A member of the initial Walter Camp Player of the Year Award watch list who was named an honorable mention All-American as a kick returner by Sports Illustrated... A First Team All-Big 12 kick returner by ESPN.com and Phil Steele... A Midseason All-American as a kick returner by Phil Steele and All-Big 12 selection by CBSSports.com... Also a Midseason All-Big 12 kick returner by ESPN.com and a Second Team Academic All-Big 12 performer... Started 11 games at receiver, ranking second on the team with 44 receptions for 687 yards and a team-high tying four touchdowns... Ranked fifth in school history in receptions and yards among sophomores... Had a career night offensively at West Virginia, setting then-career marks in receptions (9), yards (194) and receiving touchdowns (2)... His 194 yards were the fifth-most in school history at the time and the most by a sophomore receiver in school history... Returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown against Oklahoma State... It was his second-career 100-yard kickoff return, becoming the first player in school history to accomplish the feat... Returned two kickoffs for 119 yards against North Texas, including a 96-yard touchdown... Caught two passes for 73 yards against Texas in K-State's Big 12 Championship-clinching victory, including a 55-yard touchdown catch that pushed the Wildcat lead from four to 11.
2011 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): Named a First Team Walter Camp All-American as a kickoff returner, the lone true freshman on the team... Also earned Second Team All-America accolades from Sports Illustrated and Rivals.com, while he earned honorable mention honors from CBSSports.com... Named the Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year, a Second Team All-Big 12 kick returner and received votes for the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year Award by the league's coaches... Also a Second Team All-Big 12 performer as an all-purpose player by the Associated Press... Earned First Team All-Big 12 honors from ESPN.com, the Kansas City Star and Fort Worth Star-Telegram... Named a First Team Freshman All-American by Sporting News and earned second-team honors from Rivals... Set the Big 12 and K-State single-season record for kickoff-return average at 35.2 yards per return, a mark that would have led the nation had he met the required minimum of games played... One of 10 players nationally with at least two kickoff return touchdowns and is the first player in school history to return one for a score in consecutive games as he did so at Texas Tech and Kansas... His return against the Red Raiders went 100 yards, which tied the school record, as he earned Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week honors... Totaled 563 kickoff-return yards to rank sixth in school history at the time... Tallied 315 all-purpose yards (84 rush, 32 rec., 6 punt ret., 193 kick ret.) at No. 3 Oklahoma State, a mark that was 15th nationally, as he earned his second Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week accolade... Made six starts at wide receiver... Hauled in a 20-yard touchdown pass at Miami... Caught a five passes for 110 yards - both career highs at the time - at Kansas... Also caught a touchdown pass against the Jayhawks to go along with his 97-yard touchdown on the second-half opening kickoff.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Booker T. Washington High School under head coach Darrell Hall... Named to PrepStar magazine's All-Midlands Region team, while he was a first team all-state and all-metro selection by the Tulsa World... Caught 42 passes for 765 yards and 13 touchdowns his senior season... Also had 54 tackles and six interceptions on defense... Led the Hornets to a 13-1 record and a win in the 5A state title game... Had 279 receiving yards and three touchdowns as a junior, while recording 29 tackles, two interceptions and four pass deflections on defense... Teammates with current Wildcat defensive back Dante Barnett and former offensive lineman Kennan Taylor.
PERSONAL: Tyler Deron Lockett was born September 28, 1992, in Tulsa, Okla... Son of Kevin Lockett and Nicole Edwards... Has three siblings, Sterling, Jacob and Jordan... Father (Kevin) and uncle (Aaron) both played at Kansas State... Kevin, K-State's all-time leading receiver, caught 217 passes for 3,032 yards while playing for Bill Snyder in the mid-1990s... Aaron caught 137 passes for 2,400 yards - fourth on the all-time list - and ranks second in career punt-return yardage... Majoring in business management.