Tyler Higbee

  • Height
    6' 6"
  • Weight
    249 lbs
  • Arm Length
    33 1/4" (59th)
Tyler Higbee headshot
  • Draft Pick
    4.12 2016
  • College
    Western Kentucky
  • Age
    29.5

Tyler Higbee Bio & Season Stats

Year Games Tgts Rec Rec Yds YPR Air Yds Rec TD Fantasy Pts/Game
2021 15 85 61 560 9.2 461 5 9.8 (#13)
2020 15 60 44 521 11.8 479 5 8.5 (#20)
2019 14 89 69 734 10.6 629 3 11.5 (#10)
2018 14 33 24 292 12.2 233 2 4.7 (#36)
2017 14 45 25 295 11.8 455 1 4.3 (#40)
2016 12 29 11 85 7.7 229 1 2.1 (#62)
  • College Dominator
    15.6 ()
  • College YPR
    13.9 ()
  • Breakout Age
    22.7 (12th)
  • SPARQ-x
    -

Tyler Higbee Advanced Stats & Metrics

Value Over Stream

+1.0
(#119)

Value Over Stream: Valuation scheme calculates a player’s fantasy pts/game over the average waiver wire replacement in standard fantasy league formats during either the current season (or previous year during the offseason) and adjusts for positional bust rates. VOS rank in parenthesis spans all positions, enabling player comparisons across QB's, RB's, WR's, and TE's.

2021

Snap Share

2021

Target Share

2021

Fantasy Points

Tyler Higbee ADP

165.40
(-0.19)
Average Draft Position (2022)
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14.09 Pick
TE19 Rank

Popularity Index

#262

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Tyler Higbee Injury History

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Games Missed
Injury Reports
MCL sprain
Preseason (2021)
1
1
Elbow injury
Week 11 (2020)
0
1
Hand fracture
Week 6 (2020)
1
2
Knee sprain
Week 11 (2019)
0
1
Lung contusion
Week 2 (2019)
1
2

Tyler Higbee College Stats

Year Games Recs Rec Yds Tgt Share Catch Rate Special Teams Age School
2011 11 (TE) 2 (2 tgts) 92 (46.0 ypr) 0.7% 100.0% 0 18 Western Kentucky
2013 5 (TE) 13 (19 tgts) 169 (13 ypr) 4.7% 68.4% 0 20 Western Kentucky
2014 6 (TE) 15 (23 tgts) 230 (15.3 ypr) 4.1% 65.2% 0 21 Western Kentucky
2015 9 (TE) 38 (49 tgts) 563 (14.8 ypr) 8.8% 77.6% 0 22 Western Kentucky

Who is Tyler Higbee

Tyler Higbee’s senior year production led to a Senior Bowl invite however, Higbee did not play due to a knee sprain. He was invited to the NFL Combine but was unable to participate in any drills however he was measured with a height of 6 feet 6 inches tall and a 10 ¼ inch hand size. Higbee’s injury limited his ability to test at Western Kentucky’s Pro Day but his was able to post a 4.67 40 time which translated to an impressive 85th-percentile 106.9 Speed Score. At the conclusion of the pre-draft process, Higbee was selected by the Los Angeles Rams with the twelve pick in round four.

Higbee had a quiet rookie season but become the Rams primary tight end his second season in the league posting a 76.2-percent snap share. Prior to the 2019 season Higbee signed a contract extension with the Rams and soon after became fantasy relevant. That season Higbee saw a 15.9-percent target share and led all tight ends with 19 Red Zone targets. He finished as the TE10 in fantasy points per game and caught 69 receptions for 734 yards and three touchdowns. 2019 was Higbee’s most productive season however he had a career high 83.4-percent route participation in 2021 and led all tight ends with 20 Red Zone targets.

Tyler Higbee has two years remaining on his contract with the Rams and will likely remain a solid low end TE1 for as long as he remains on the Rams roster.