Tysson Poots
No. 12     Arizona Rattlers
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-01-12) January 12, 1988 (age 32)
Place of birth: Des Moines, IA
High School: Coronado High School
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
College: Southern Utah
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2012 for the Utah Blaze
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Physically unable to perform
Career highlights and awards
  • None
Receptions     109
Yards     1,183
Touchdowns     30
Stats at

Tysson Poots (born January 12, 1988) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a member of the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League. He was signed by the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent.[1][2][3][4]

Early yearsEdit

Poots played high school football at Coronado High School in Henderson, Nevada. He was a two time All-State wide receiver. He finished his career with a total 2,014 receiving yards, 270 tackles, 19 sacks and 8 interceptions.

Poots also lettered in Basketball & Nominee of Mc Donald all American

College careerEdit

Poots had a career total of 43 TD's, 3,970 yards Poots was named as a Great West Conference all conference receiver in 3 of his 4 seasons with the Thunderbirds. Poots was a Walter Payton camp Nominee

Professional careerEdit

Dallas CowboysEdit

Poots went undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft, but was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent on August 1, 2011. Poots was released during final cuts.

Utah BlazeEdit

After failing to make the Cowboys, Poots was assigned to the Utah Blaze of the Arena Football League on September 30, 2011.


Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.