It’s a new season, and it’s time to get to know your 2019 Roughnecks!

Next up, defender Tyler Burton!

Height: 6’0”
Weight: 213-lbs
Birthdate: Sept. 30, 1988
Born: London, ON
Shoots: Right

 

What is your occupation outside the NLL?

Collection analyst for the BC Ministry of Finance

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Fire Fighter

What other sports did you play growing up?

Hockey, Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, Football, Golf

What is your favorite lacrosse moment?

Winning the NLL championship last year, and having my wife and parents with me.

What is something you wish more people knew about lacrosse?

The history

Do you have any hobbies or interests outside of lacrosse and your job?

Hiking, fishing, kayaking, camping. Anything outdoors.

What is your biggest accomplishment off the field?

Marrying my wife, Erika Burton.

If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, what would you win a gold medal for?

Beer pong

What is your favorite book?

Dear John

What is your favorite movie?

Gladiator

What is your favorite quote?

Work hard, stay humble

Which of your scars has the best story behind it?

Scar above my upper lip. Put my teeth through my lip, and smashed my teeth out. I forget how young I was, but really young around 4 or 5. Showing off in front of my dad, throwing up a tennis ball and diving out to catch it on the grass. Got too close to our concrete patio, smashed my teeth through my lip, but still caught the ball. Was missing my front teeth for over a year.

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Oreos

If you were stuck on an island and could only take three things, what would they be?

My wife, fishing pole and a tent.

What would your superhero name be?

Burtman

What song do you know every word to?

Eric Church – Springsteen