A four-year letter winner at quarterback and defensive back for Junction City, Ty played in the Junction City – Manhattan Rivalry all four years. He led the Blue Jays to a 13-0 record and the 2008 Kansas 6A State Championship scoring all three of the Blue Jays’ touchdowns in the state championship game. He was named first team All-State in 2007 and 2008, as well as an honorable mention in 2006 while also lettering two years in basketball and baseball. Ty went on to play for Kansas State University earning All-Big 12 accolades all four years, becoming the first four-time all-conference player in school history and one of just four defensive backs in Big 12 history to earn all-conference honors all four years with at least one first-team designation. Ty was a freshman All-American and earned All-American honors his junior and senior seasons. Ty currently serves as the Defensive Coordinator for the Blue Jays.