Senior Season (2021)
Finally reaching his senior season, Tyler Badie had been through it all and was rewarded with being the number one guy in the backfield. In his first game of the season, Badie opened with a bang. A matchup against the Central Michigan Chippewas, he dropped over two hundred rushing yards on twenty five attempts while tacking on three receptions for forty yards. Badie closed out his home opener with a touchdown on the ground and through the air.
Tyler Badie established his presence at Mizzou early in the season and went on the dominate throughout the year. Badie was a workhorse on the Tiger offense. Over the course of the season, he accounted for forty two percent of the plays from scrimmage and thirty six percent of the teams total yards.
268 Att, 1612 Yards, 14 TD, 6.0 YPC
54 Rec, 330 Yards, 4 TD, 6.1 YPR
Tyler Badies’ senior season at Mizzou is one that will be remembered for years to come. During the 2021 season, he had five games where he rushed for over two hundred yards and scored in all but one game. Badie concluded his season by sitting out of the Armed Forces Bowl in preparation for the NFL Draft. He was a finalist for for the Doak Walker Award (Nations Top Running Back) and was named to the first team All-SEC team as a running back. He led multiple categories within the Southeastern Conference and among the tops nationally:
Rush Attempts: SEC: 2nd – NCAA: 7th
Rush Yards: SEC: 1st – NCAA: 3rd
Rush Yards Per Attempt: SEC: 6th
Rushing Touchdowns: SEC: 1st
Touchdowns From Scrimmage: SEC: 1st – NCAA: 2nd
Points: SEC: 4th
To answer the question, “What Can Tyler Badie Do For You?” the answer is quite simply, anything. The Mizzou product accumulated over four thousand all-purpose yards and thirty four touchdowns during his four years at Missouri. Over those four years he amassed for over six hundred touches, in those six hundred touches the ball never touched the ground once.
Tyler Badie is an over-looked running back in the 2022 NFL Draft. His size will cause teams to shy away from him. Spending four years in the SEC, he has been well prepared for what is to come in the NFL going against some of the top players in the league already. Tyler Badie is a selfless team player who stuck it out when things looked bleak. He is an athletic speedster who will shine in the spotlight. Whatever teams come out of the draft with Tyler Badie will be rewarded with a playmaker.