Inside the Headset: Tyler Roehl

This week on Inside the Headset, we are featuring North Dakota State’s, Offensive Coordinator, Tyler Roehl. Coach Rhoel goes in-depth about his coaching philosophy, gives insight into the Crew Chiefs, and talks about life after football.

Tyler Roehl is a former All-American running back turned coach at his alma mater, North Dakota State. Roehl now serves as the Bison’s Offensive Coordinator and Tight End and Fullbacks coach. Roehl is no stranger to success. Team accomplishments while Roehl has been a Bison include the following: Great West Football Conference championship, 7 national championships, and eight Missouri Valley Football Conference titles. 

Roehl’s tight ends and fullbacks set a school record of 4,601 rushing yards. The “Crew Chiefs” also contributed 51 caught passes for 677 yards, 17 of the team’s 29 receiving touchdowns in 2019. In 2021 the Bison’s rushing offense was ranked number 2 in the FCS. 

Roehl also signed as an undrafted free agent to the Seattle Seahawks in 2009 and later coached for two seasons at Moorhead High School before returning to North Dakota State. 

  • [0:27] Start of Interview
  • [1:38] History with and commitment to NDSU and the community
  • [4:36] Offensive Philosophy
  • [9:48] Evolutionary Cycle of Football and Being the Anomaly
  • [12:17] Observations of High School Football; Finding Fullbacks and Tight Ends
  • [13:45] Recruiting Players From Other Sports
  • [15:29] The “Crew Chiefs”
  • [18:47] Lifelong Value of Coaching High School Football
  • [23:45] Preparing Players for Life after Football
  • [25:18] Good Works Team
  • [27:43] Conclusion 

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