Tyler Linderbaum is from Solon, Iowa, where he was a multi-sport athlete earning honors in Football, Baseball, track, and wrestling. He earned first-team all-state honors in both his Junior and Senior year as an offensive lineman. He was named a US Army All-American as a senior and was the Des Moines Register Iowa High School Male Athlete of the Year. He joined the Iowa Hawkeyes in 2018, redshirting his freshman year. He started every game at center in 2019, earning an Honorable mention All-Big Ten. In 2020, he was a Remington finalist and named First Team All-Big Ten and First Team All-American by Pro Football Focus. He had a stellar 2021 season earning several honors, including Academic All-Big Ten, Remington Award winner as the nation’s best center, first-team All-Big Ten, and Unanimous Consensus All-American just to name a few of the honors. Tyler was a first-round draft pick of the Baltimore Ravens in the 2022 NFL Draft. He had a solid rookie season, being named to the NFL All-Rookie team after starting every game at center leading the Ravens into the playoffs.