Tyler Dean
Nickname: Ty
Sport: Baseball
Hometown: Dagsboro, Del.
Major: Org. and Comm. Leadership

 

PERSONAL

Three words to describe yourself?   1Outgoing 2) Sarcastic 3) Competitive

What has been your most embarrassing moment?   One of my counselors in high school put the name name Jimmy Dean (like the breakfast sandwich)on an application and from then on all letters from colleges in the mail were for Jimmy Dean.

Do you room with athletes? What's that like?   I room with Nick Liggett (Baseball), Jimmy (Jimbo Slice) Brennan (Basball), and Kevin McLaughlin (Football). Living with other athletes is fun. The only downside is no one is ever home to clean the house.

What is a fun fact about yourself?   I can grow a mean beard...

Where is the coolest place you've traveled?   I love playing in Charleston, S.C. I always look forward to playing there.

What's one song on your iPod that nobody would know?   I am not proud of it, but "Tik Tok" by Kesha...

Favorite TV show or program?   Family Guy, Modern Family and Impractical Jokers.

What do you like to do on your spare time?   Go fishing or going to the gym.

Favorite Meal?   Momma's cooking in general. 

Who is your favorite musical artist?   Chase Rice.

Any hidden talents?   1. I'm good at impersonating other people. 2. Quoting movies. 

What are your biggest pet peeves?   People who use "your" and "you're" incorrectly (Diaz Nardo). 

What are three things that are on your bucket list?   1) Go see a baseball game in every MLB stadium. 2) Fly a plane. 3) Meet the president just so I can say, "Do I know you from somewhere?"

What is your favorite cereal?   Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

Dream job?   A famous actor.

 

HYPOTHETICAL

Who would you like to trade places with for a day?   Dan Bilzerian.

If you could describe your life as a movie what movie would it be?   She's Out of My League.

If you were an animal which one would you be and why?   An elephant because they are strong, intelligent, and work in groups.

If you had one wish, what would it be?   For two more wishes.

What superpower would you want, or what superhero would you want to be?   Super-strength to hit more home runs.

What cartoon character would you be?   Bugs Bunny.

Talent you would most like to have?   Play the guitar. 

 

AS A BLUE HEN

Most memorable moment as a member of the Blue Hens?   Having the game winning hit freshman year against Delaware State in 14 innings.

Any superstitions?   I wear two socks on a foot every game.

What do you and your team do to get students to go to your game?   Say "please."

What is your game-day playlist?   Country music.

What was the best advice ever given to you?   "Remember you'll always regret what you didn't do rather than what you do."

Compiled by Shannon Hawley, Athletics Media Relations Student Intern