|Chance of Injury in 2021:||36%|
|Chance of Injury per Game:||2.8%|
|Projected Games missed for 2021:||1.5|
Tyler Deron Lockett will be 28 years old in September. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he was a three-sport athlete in high school, playing football, basketball, and track. Offensively gifted, Lockett helped his high school win championships in both basketball and football.
In his junior year of high school, he played most of the year with a broken wrist that was initially diagnosed as a severe sprain. Eventually, he had surgery. Lockett played several positions in football, including defensive back and wide receiver. Lockett was also one of the state’s top sprinters as well.
Lockett was considered a three-star recruit out of high school, weighing 160 pounds and measuring 5‘9“ tall. He attended Kansas State University, where his father and uncle both played as well.
In his freshman season, he ended up winning the Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year award after accumulating only 18 catches for 246 yards and 3 touchdowns. Still, his season ended prematurely secondary to an injury, which was eventually determined to be a lacerated kidney.
In his sophomore year, he did even better, catching 44 passes for 687 yards and 4 touchdowns. His junior and senior years’ is when he broke out, catching 81 passes for 1,262 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2013, and followed up in 2014 with 106 catches for 1,515 yards and 11 touchdowns.
Lockett also returned kickoffs and punts, corralling 77 kickoffs for 2,196 yards. In college, he accumulated an impressive total of 6,586 all-purpose yards.
Lockett measured 5’ 9 ?” and weighed 182 pounds, running a 4.40 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine. The Seattle Seahawks selected Lockett in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Seattle traded multiple picks to move up and draft him. Lockett has been in the league for five seasons. Out of those five seasons, he has missed a total of one game, playing in 79 of a possible 80 games (98%).
Lockett’s 2016 season was the…
|Dec 24, 2016||NFL||Leg Tibia Fracture||Lockett fractured his right tibia along with the fibula and had Dec. 24 surgery.|
|Dec 24, 2016||NFL||Leg Fibula Fracture||Lockett broke his right fibula and tibia in Week 16, missed the final game and didn't return to game action until Week 1 of 2017.|
|Sep 18, 2016||NFL||Knee PCL Tear Grade 3||Lockett suffered a PCL tear in Week 2 but played through the issue until his Week 16 leg fracture.|