A quick defensive lineman that was a key part of Sachse High School’s success during his final two seasons of high school football ... Rated as a three-star talent by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports ... Tabbed as the No. 23 strong-side defensive end in this year’s class and the No. 81 player in the state of Texas by 247Sports ... ESPN ranks him as the No. 141 player coming out of Texas in 2018.
High School: Played for coach Mark Behrens at Sachse High School ... Did not lose a regular-season contest over his final two seasons, as Sachse racked up an impressive 23-2 record ... Appeared in the 2017 UIL 6A D1 State Football Championships before falling in the regional semifinals ...Racked up 60 total tackles as a senior in 2017 ... Eleven of his tackles resulted in a loss for opposing offense, which was tied with his fellow senior - Kelo Starnes - for the most by a Sachse player in 2017 ... Recorded eight quarterback hurries and sacked opposing quarterback six times during his senior campaign ... His six sacks were also a team high in 2017 ... Two of his sacks came during a 61-0 victory over Mesquite on Sept. 14 ... Caused a safety in Sachse’s 49-19 win over Lakeview Central on Oct. 6 ... Logged a season-high 12 total tackles against Lake Highlands in the first round of the state playoffs ... Also batted down two passes and forced two fumbles during his senior season ... Tallied 34 tackles as a junior ... Six of those tackles resulted in a loss of yards and five were solo stops ... Also racked up 3.5 sacks and four quarterback hurries in 11 games played ... He forced one fumble and caused one safety as a junior in 2016 ... Was named an All-District performer in consecutive seasons, earning first-team honors in District 10-6A in 2017 and second-team honors in 2016 ... Chose Oklahoma State over interest from Arkansas State, Colorado State, Houston, Marshall, North Texas, SMU, Texas Tech and others.
Personal: Tyler Lacy was born Nov. 10, 1999, in Garland, Texas … Son of Marvin and Veronica Lacy ... Related to Aaron Ross of the New York Giants.