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Stevens hits three different receivers for second-half touchdowns
Chiappialle runs for 63 yards, two scores as Blue defeats White on 70 degree day in Beaver Stadium
Robinson, Jones and Urschel on First Team; Nine Nittany Lions Earn Honorable-Mention
Seniors Carson, Howle, Jones, Urschel and Zerbe Earn Nod from Teammates
2012 (Senior Season)
Howle played in the final nine games of the season, starting in the Senior Day victory over Wisconsin. He missed the first three contests as he rehabilitated a pectoral injury. He returned to the field against Temple and resumed his assignment as long snapper on all placements. Howle earned his first career start, at left guard, in the win over eventual Big Ten champion Wisconsin. He helped Zach Zwinak rush for a career-high 179 yards and Matt McGloin pass for 200 yards in the 24-21 win over the Badgers. Howle received his degree in kinesiology in May 2012. He earned Academic All-Big Ten honors for the third time.
2011 (Junior Season)
Howle played in every game for the second consecutive season, handling the snapping duties on placements and serving as a reserve center. He played a total of 98 snaps, led by 16 in the opener against Indiana State.
2010 (Sophomore Season)
Howle played in every game, handling snapping duties on PAT attempts and field goals. The Dean's List student compiled a 3.67 grade-point average for the 2011 spring semester and gained Academic All-Big Ten honors in the 2010 fall semester.
2009 (Freshman Season)
Redshirt season. Howle enrolled in the University in January 2009, but did not play.
Howle played center for his father, David Howle, at Bunn High School. He was a two-time first-team all-state and all-conference honoree. Named to the ESPN 150 Watch List, Howle was rated the No. 11 center in the nation by Scout.com. A 2008 National Old Spice Red Zone Player-of-the-Year, Howle was named a Carolina Panthers Community Captain in 2008. He was selected to play in the 2008 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas all-star game, pitting North Carolina against South Carolina. Howle also threw the shot put and discus as a member of the track and field team. He was on the honor roll and compiled a 3.8 grade-point average.
Full name is Tyler Walker Howle. He is the son of David and Jane Howle and has a younger sister, Abby. His father stepped down from his football coaching duties at Bunn High School in order to attend Penn State games starting in 2010. In his free time, Howle enjoys fishing and playing basketball. Howle earned his degree in kinesiology in May 2012 and is enrolled in a second major -- health policy and administration. Born August 20, 1991 in Raleigh, N.C.