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    Tyler Pacha
    49 Tyler Pacha

    Fairfield, Iowa

    High School:

    Last College:
    Ellsworth Comm. Col.

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 207



    The Pacha File

    Something people don't know about you
    I play the drums, mostly hard rock and heavy metal

    Favorite sports movie
    Friday Night Lights

    Favorite class at Illinois
    Any of my aviation classes

    Person you would like to spend the day with
    Chuck Norris

    Plans after graduation
    Cargo or test pilot

    Who would play you in a movie about your life?
    Sean William Scott

    Why Illinois?
    It had my major and it gave me a chance to play football

    2007: Member of the UI squad.

    Junior College: Started every game at fullback during the 2005 and 2006 seasons at Ellsworth Junior College ... Earned All-Conference honors in 2006, while also being named team captain.

    High School: Earned letters in football and wrestling ... Started for three years at fullback and linebacker, leading the team in tackles as a sophomore and junior ... Named team captain for both the football and wrestling team ... Earned all-conference honors three years as a starter ... Ranked in the district top-10 in rushing as a senior ... Was a wrestling state qualifier in the strong state of Iowa.

    Personal: Born June 2, 1986 ... son of David and Kierston Pacha ... Majoring in aviation-human factors.

    (updated 7/08)

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