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Tyler Pearson

Events: Steer Wrestling
Born: 3/19/1985 Louisville, Miss.
Joined PRCA: 2006
PRCA Career Earnings: $591,412.00
World Titles Won: 1 (2017)
WNFR Qualifications: 2 (2013, 2017)
Current Residence: Louisville, Miss.

2017 world standings place: 1st
2017 WNFR standings place: 2nd
2017 WNFR earnings: $155,538
2017 earnings: $265,457
Tour Finale qualifications: 1 (2013)
RNCFR qualifications: 1 (2009)
Education: University of West Alabama, pursuing a degree in business

2017 Highlights

• Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Sioux Falls, S.D.)
• Won the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo

• Won the La Fiesta De Los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.)
• Won the Silver State Stampede (Elko, Nev.)
• Won the Hugo (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo
• Won the Johnson County Sherriff's Posse (Cleburne, Texas)
• Won the Rose City Roundup (Tyler, Texas)

• Co-champion at the Avi River Stampede PRCA Rodeo (Fort Mahave, Ariz.) 

Career Highlights

• 2016: Finished 330th in the world standings with $1,504 
• 2015: Won the Angelina County Benefit Rodeo (Lufkin, Texas), the Southeastern Pro Rodeo (Ocala, Fla.) and the Moses Lake (Wash.) Round-Up. Co-champion at the Inter-State Rodeo (Coffeyville, Kan.). Finished 18th in the world standings with $56,684
• 2014: Won the Arcadia (Fla.) All-Florida Championship Rodeo and the Red Desert Roundup (Rock Springs, Wyo.)Won the all-around and steer wrestling at the Okeechoebee (Fla.) Cattlemen's Spring Rodeo and the Cotton Blossom Roundup (Nashville, Ga.). Finished 30th in the world standings with $34,875
• 2013: Placed second in Round 6 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo with a time of 3.6 seconds; finished fourth in the average and 12th in the world standings with season earnings of $100,266. Won the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up; the Days of '47 Rodeo (Salt Lake City, Utah) and the Arcadia (Fla.) All-Florida Championship Rodeo. Won the all-around at the Rotary Classic Rodeo (Starkville, Miss.). Co-champion at the Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho) and Kansas' Biggest Rodeo (Phillipsburg, Kan.)
• 2012: Won the Rotary Classic Rodeo (Starkville, Miss.); the Santa Rosa Round Up (Vernon, Texas) and the Poteau (Okla.) Frontier Rodeo. Co-champion at the Central Wyoming Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Casper, Wyo.); the Southern Miss Coca-Cola Classic Rodeo (Hattiesburg, Miss.) and the Leesville (La.) Lions Club Rodeo. Finished 52nd in the world standings with $21,628
• 2011: Won the Buckin' On The River (Savannah, Tenn.); finished 131st in the world standings with $7,232
• 2010: Won the Rodeo of the Mid-South (Southhaven, Miss.); finished 285th in the world standings with $2,305
• 2009: Won the Neshoba County Fair Rodeo (Philadelphia, Miss.); the Amicus Club PRCA Rodeo (Alexandria, La.); the Rotary Classic PRCA Rodeo (Starkville, Miss.); the Crosby (Texas) Fair & Rodeo; the Southern Mississippi Coca-Cola Classic Rodeo (Hattiesburg, Miss.); the Washington Parish Free Fair Rodeo (Franklinton, La.); the Greater Gulf State Fair ProRodeo (Mobile, Ala.); the Harrison (Ark.) PRCA Rodeo; the all-around and the steer wrestling at the Ralph Morgan Semi Annual Rodeo (Lauderdale, Miss.); co-champion at the Buckin' on the River Rodeo (Savannah, Tenn.); finished seventh in steer wrestling earnings in his debut at the Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Pocatello, Idaho); finished 54th in the world final standings with $19,813
• 2008: Won the Dodge Southeastern Circuit Finals Rodeo (Okeechobee, Fla.)
• 2007: Won the Classic Rotary PRCA ProRodeo (Starkville, Miss.) and the Silver Spurs Semi-annual Rodeo (Kissimmee, Fla.). Placed second in the average at Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show (Fort Worth)

Finished fourth in the College National Finals, 2006. Qualified for PCA finals five times and earned PCA Rookie of the Year award

6-2, 220 … Wife, Carissa; son Stetson (June 13, 2013) ... Started rodeoing when he was seven, didn't like steer wrestling at first, but with a lot of practice he began to enjoy it more … Favorite meal is Mexican food … Favorite music is rock … Favorite movies are war movies … Likes playing football … Played baseball in high school … Favorite sports team Indianapolis Colts … Rodeo idols are Dean Gorsuch and Bob Lummus
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