In 2011 the Ypsilanti Lincoln Railsplitters reached the playoffs for the first time in school history. Although Ypsilanti Lincoln was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs by Wyandotte Roosevelt, it was a big season for the Railsplitters. This past week one of the key defensive players on the team, Tyree Waller who plays defensive back committed to Central Michigan University. The Chippewa's were the only school to offer Waller and he decided Mt. Pleasant was where he wanted to be.
Position (s): Strong Safety
Height and Weight: 6'1 at 204
#1 Most Memorable Game: My most memorable game is the game beating Ypsilanti that put my team in the playoffs.
Post-game Traditions: I go to Buffalo Wild Wings after every game, if we win.
Athlete you try building your game around: I don't really try to build my game around any athletes. I honestly just try to do the best I can, and work on making my best, better then other peoples best who I go to face.
The D - Zone - How does it feel committing to the Central Michigan?
Tyree Waller - "It feels good. I really like CMU. It fits me."
The D - Zone - What kind of impact did Central Michigan have by offering you first?
Tyree Waller - "It had a huge impact on me that first school to offer may not mean much to some people, but to me it does."
The D - Zone - When Central Michigan coaches found out you committed, how was their excitement level and what did they say to you?
Tyree Waller - "Coach Enos and I were both very excited about my commitment. I don't think he expected me to commit as soon as I did."
The D - Zone - Which position will you be playing at Central Michigan?
Tyree Waller - "As far as I know I'll be playing Safety."
The D - Zone - What's in store for your future leading up to Signing Day?
Tyree Waller - "Have a winning season with my high school, and go to the championship."
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