At the age of 16 in 2008, Tyler had knee pain that everyone thought was a football injury. It was finally diagnosed as Stage IV Ewings Sarcoma. He has had multiple surgeries including having to have a titanium knee, hip and femur, and a lobectormy to remove one of the lobes from his lungs. In addition to surgeries he has had multiple radiation procedures, with the last being in late 2015. During this time, he has participated in clinical trials in Texas. As of February 2016, we are still in the fight and trying to make history in the world of Bone Cancer.