Palomar Comets Football
MIDDLE LINEBACKER, SOPHOMORE,
Mission Hills (Class of 2007)
PERSONAL: Full name is Tyler Christian Seau.
... Born June 10, 1989 in San Diego. ... Son of
Melissa Sparks Hunter and Tioina "Junior" Seau, former
USC All-American and All-Pro linebacker for the San
Diego Chargers and New England Patriots. ... Has two
brothers (Kekoa and Jake) and two sisters (Sydney and
Brandi). ... Nephew of Tony Seau, who played
defensive tackle for Palomar and later was an assistant
coach for the Comets.
SEASON: Hasd 46 tackles (29 solo), a
half-sack, a tackle for a
loss, two broken-up pass and five quarterback hurries playing in
10 of 11 games and missing the other one with an injury. ... Contributed two tackles, one solo, in season-opening
21-19 win over Southwestern on Sept. 6. ... Came back
with five tackles (three solo) and two QB hurries in a
16-0 victory over Victor Valley on Sept. 13. ... Had
three tackles (two solo) and a quarterback hurry in a
37-17 win over San Diego Mesa on Sept. 20. ...
Contributed four tackles (three solo) as the Comets
handed College of the Desert its first regular-season
loss since 2006 on Sept. 27, winning a battle of
unbeatens 47-41 in four overtimes. ... Had four tackles
(three solo), including a tackle for a loss, vs.
Grossmont on Oct. 4. ... Contributed five tackles (four
solo) vs. Saddleback on Oct. 11. ... Had four tackles
and a quarterback hurry in a 38-14 win at Santa Ana on
Oct. 18.... Led the team in both tackles (11) and solo
tackles (seven) in a 20-7 win over Long Beach City
College on Oct. 25 as he stepped it up with David Motu,
the Comets' leading tackler, sidelined with an injury.
... Had four tackles (two solo) and broke up a pass in a
41-14 rout of Orange Coast on Nov. 8. ... Helped the 8-3
Comets defeat Cerritos 38-33 in the Golden Empire Bowl
on Nov. 22 in Bakersfield with four tackles (three solo)
and a broken-up pass.
SEASON: Red-shirted for the Comets.
SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Played for coach Chris Hauser at Mission
Hills High in San Marcos.
ACADEMICS: Business major. ... Carried 3.7
grade-point average in high school.
(Updated Aug. 17, 2009)