Tyler Johnson


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Dayton, Ohio
  • Last School Stivers H.S.
  • Major Sport Industry

Personal Records : 60 – 6.84 | 200m – 20.85 | 400m – 45.70

Ohio State Overview
• Tyler is a senior who is majoring in sport industry.
• He is the leading points-scorer at Big Ten championships among all runners and competitors on the 2021 Ohio State team.
• He was a 2020 USTFCCA All-American after qualifying for the NCAA indoor championships in the 200, 400 and the 4×400 relay.
• He qualified for the NCAA outdoor championships in 2019 and took 12th in the 400 and also competed on the 4×400 relay.
• His impressive resume at Big Ten championships includes scoring in six events at three championships, including team points in five individual events.
• Tyler is a two-time all-Big Ten Conference performer.
• He finished as the Big Ten runner-up in the 200, the 400 and as part of the 4×400 relay at the 2020 Big Ten indoor championships.
• He was third in the 400 at the 2019 Big Ten outdoor championships.
• He also has a fifth-place effort in the 400 at the Big Ten indoor meet and a seventh in the 200 at the 2019 Big Ten outdoor championships.
• Tyler competed as a freshman at Eastern Michigan University before transferring to Ohio State.

As a Sophomore

• Placed second in the 400-meter das (46.35), first in the 4×100-meter relay (40.49) and second in the 4×400-meter relay (3:12.95) at the Miami Power 5 Trailblazer Challenge.
• Brought home two silver medals at the Battle on the Bayou in the 4000-meter dash (46.21) and 4×400-meter relay (3:10.07).
• Placed third in the 4×100-meter relay at the Gamecock Invitational (39.16).
• Claimed three gold medals at the Jesse Owens Classic in the 200-meter dash (20.85), 400-meter dash (46.49) and 4×100-meter relay (39.40).
• Brought home two bronze medals at the Big Ten Championships in the 4×100-meter relay (39.57) and 400-meter dash (45.85).
• Claimed silver in the 4×400-meter relay at the Big Ten Championships as a team member.
• Placed fifth at the NCAA Division I East Region Prelims in the 400-meter dash.
• Competed in the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the 400-meter dash and 4×400-meter relay.