2020-21 Football Roster
#25 Chris Tyree
Height 5-9 1/2
Hometown Chester, VA
High School Thomas Dale
FRESHMAN SEASON (2020)
- DUKE: In his first game action for the Irish, rushed six times for 20 yards, also serving as the kick returner for Notre Dame in the season-opening win vs. Duke (9/12). In the KOR role, he brought back four kicks for 90 total yards, including a 38-yard long.
- SOUTH FLORIDA: Tallied eight rushes for 65 yards (31-yard long) and his first-career touchdown in the 52-0 win vs. South Florida (9/19); also posted one KOR for 14 yards.
- FLORIDA STATE: Posted 11 carries for 103 yards (45-yard long), one TD, two KOR (54 yards), totaling 157 all-purpose yards, in the win vs. Florida State (10/10); the true freshman surpassed the 100-yard mark for the first time in his young career, boosted by a 45-yard touchdown run in the second quarter vs. Florida State. Tyree was responsible for five of Notre Dame’s 15 rushing first downs vs. FSU; Tyree’s performance was the only 100-rushing yard performance by a true freshman in the ACC this week. On the season, only three ACC true freshmen have recorded 100-rushing yard games, including Tyree.
- LOUISVILLE: Seven carries for 32 yards and two receptions for 15 yards in the 12-7 win vs. Louisville (10/17).
- PITTSBURGH: Rushed three times and brought back a kickoff for 17 yards in the 45-3 win at Pitt (10/24).
PREP AND PERSONAL
- A five-star recruit by 247Sports
- Four-star recruit by Rivals and ESPN.com
- No. 25 overall player nationally, No. 1 all-purpose back nationally and No. 1 player from Virginia by 247Sports.com
- No. 20 overall player nationally, No. 5 overall player regionally, No. 3 running back nationally and No. 1 player from Virginia by ESPN.com (87 Scout Grade)
- No. 43 overall player nationally, No. 2 all-purpose back nationally and No. 2 player from Virginia by Rivals
- As a senior in 2019, tallied 71 carries for 655 yards and nine touchdowns in just nine games…Also caught 13 passes for 184 yards (14.2 yards per reception) and two touchdowns
- Under Armour All-American Game Captain and selected to the Polynesian Bowl
- Played for coach Kevin Tucker at Thomas Dale