2x All-Pro DB-Marlon Tyree back for 2023
The Erie Express are happy to announce the return of 2x All-Pro DB-Marlon Tyree (Slippery Rock University) for the 2023 season. Marlon begins his third season with the Express and is a returning starter in our defensive secondary.
This past season season we were crowned USA Bowl Summer Division National Champions, won our Division in the GDFL for the fourth year in a row and qualified for the GDFL National Playoffs for the seventh year in a row. In January of 2023 we headed to Daytona Beach, FL to face the Minneapolis Warriors in the USA Bowl Summer Division National Championship Game. (17-20 loss) The above mentioned team accolades, Marlon had a direct hand in making possible. For his efforts this season Tyree was named GDFL All-Pro for the second time.
Marlon has been an impact player for us every year and played a major role in our 2021 GDFL National Championship and 2022 USA Bowl Summer Division National Championship.
Tyree is a graduate of Cathedral Prep High School in Erie, PA. While there he was a 4 year letter winner in football, 3x All-Region, 3x All-District and was named 1st team All-State his Senior year. Marlon played a huge role in the Ramblers 2012 PIAA AAA State Championship. In addition to football Marlon was a multi year letter winner in Basketball . Tyree played his college ball at Slippery Rock University,
"Marlon brings an energy to every practice and game that effects, in a positive way, everyone around him. He has big play potential on every play, is a student of the game and is rarely caught out of position. His positive team first attitude and ability to accept coaching while staying focused are traits that explain his performance. He is a proven winner and has had a great impact in our overall team success the past three seasons. We are blessed to have him back on board and are expecting another amazing season from him in 2023"-Director of Operations Paul Pennington.
Marlon is a GDFL verified Pro Prospect. Interested pro indoor or outdoor teams are invited to contact the GDFL or the Erie Express directly for film and stats.
Marlon is sponsored by Chiropractic Fitness of Erie.
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The Erie Express are proud members of the
Gridiron Developmental Football League