Tyler Linderbaum
refer to caption
Linderbaum with Iowa in 2021
No. 64 – Baltimore Ravens
Personal information
Born: (2000-04-07) April 7, 2000 (age 22)
Solon, Iowa, U.S.
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school:Solon
College:Iowa (2018–2021)
NFL Draft:2022 / Round: 1 / Pick: 25
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2022
Games played:17
Games started:17
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Tyler Linderbaum (born April 7, 2000) is an American football center for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Iowa and was selected in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft.

Early years

Linderbaum was born on April 7, 2000, in Solon, Iowa and is of German descent. He later attended Solon High School, where he played both offensive and defensive line. Linderbaum played in the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Game.[1][2] He committed to the University of Iowa to play college football.[3]

College career

Linderbaum began his career at Iowa as a defensive lineman before moving to center prior to the 2019 season.[4][5][6] He started all 13 games that season. He returned as the starter in 2020 and was named an All-American as well as a finalist for the Rimington Trophy.[7][8] In 2021, was named the Rimington–Pace Offensive Lineman of the Year and won the Rimington Trophy while being named to a unanimous All-American.

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 2+18 in
(1.88 m)
296 lb
(134 kg)
31+18 in
(0.79 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
5.04 s 1.78 s 2.90 s 4.57 s 7.13 s 32.5 in
(0.83 m)
9 ft 2 in
(2.79 m)
24 reps
All values from NFL Combine/Pro Day[9][10]

Linderbaum was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the first round 25th overall after a trade with the Arizona Cardinals to get the draft pick in the 2022 NFL Draft.[11]


  1. ^ Southard, Dargan. "Iowa commit Tyler Linderbaum excited for 'great competition' at U.S. Army All-American Bowl". Hawk Central.
  2. ^ "Iowa DT commit Tyler Linderbaum honored to be first Army All-American from his school". October 27, 2017.
  3. ^ Bain, Matthew. "Closer look at Tyler Linderbaum: Iowa recruit, Solon star, late-bloomer". Hawk Central.
  4. ^ Dochterman, Scott. "How Iowa's Tyler Linderbaum went from D-lineman to the nation's top center". The Athletic.
  5. ^ Emmert, Mark. "Tyler Linderbaum makes the move to center for Iowa's football program". Hawk Central.
  6. ^ Southard, Dargan. "Inside Tyler Linderbaum's position transition, and how Iowa's new center has 'picked it up so fast'". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
  7. ^ Johnson, Jeff. "Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum 'checks all the boxes,' and he keeps getting better". The Gazette.
  8. ^ Batterson, Steve. "Linderbaum evolves into Hawkeyes' next big thing". The Quad-City Times.
  9. ^ "Tyler Linderbaum Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved March 8, 2022.
  10. ^ "Tyler Linderbaum, Iowa, C, 2022 NFL Draft Scout, NCAA College Football". draftscout.com. Retrieved March 8, 2022.
  11. ^ "After two trades, Ravens draft Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum, 'one of the best technicians,' with No. 25 pick in NFL draft". Baltimore Sun. April 29, 2022.