2008: Started all 54 games he played behind the dish in as a junior...leads team in sacrifice flies (five) while ranking fourth on the team in hits (67) and total bases (101)...ranks fifth in batting average (.303)...ranks third in Conference USA after throwing out 16 runners trying to steal a base...ranks second on the team with 20 multiple-hit games, including four three-hit contests...also has 10 multiple-RBI outings, including a career-best five RBI on a 3-for-5 performance at UAB (March 30)...started the year with a seven-game hitting streak when he hit .385 (10-for-26) with a double, two home runs and seven RBI, and had another seven-game hitting streak from April 20-May 3 when he connected at a .333 clip (10-for-30) with a double, a home run and six RBI...ended the 2008 season with a nine-game hitting streak...battled injuries in 2008 with as a pair of concussions and a hand injury forced him to miss a combined eight games.
2007: Played in 56 games as a sophomore, including 47 starts behind the dish and six as the designated hitter...lead the team in on-base percentage (.433) while ranking tied for third in walks (30) and fourth in batting average (.300)...has 14 multiple-hit games, including a season-best three at Southern Cal (2/23), vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (4/11) and against UAB in the Conference USA Tournament (5/24)...also has a pair of multiple-RBI contests...had a four-game hitting streak from March 25-30 when he hit .538 (7-for-13) with a double and an RBI...hit first career Division I home run vs. Siena (3/18) as part of a 2-for-3 day...also had doubles at USC (2/23), vs. Wright State (3/2), against East Carolina (3/30) and vs. UAB (5/24)...homered against Southern Miss in the C-USA Tourney (5/25).
Prior To Tulane: Spent the 2005 season at the University of Houston before transferring to San Jacinto College-North...redshirted his only season at UH due to injury suffered in high school...played for head coach Tom Arrington in 2006 as a redshirt-freshman at San Jacinto College-North where he hit .316 with six home runs and 35 RBI...helped lead the Gators to the Region XIV Championship and a third-place showing in the National Junior College Athletic Association World Series...in the NJCAA World Series, hit .307 (4-for-13) with three homers and six RBI while scoring six runs...two of his round-trippers came in an 18-17 victory over Broward CC in the quarterfinals.
High School: Four-year letterman at Deer Park High for head coach Ricky Crawford...ranked 35th best catcher in the country in 2004 by Prospects Plus...two-time first-team All-District 23-5A honoree...hit .350 with two home runs in an injury-shortened senior season...unanimous first-team All-District 23-5A selection as a junior after batting .411 with six home runs and 30 RBI...off the diamond, was a member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta, and was listed in Who's Who Among American High School Students. Personal: Born Jared Bradley Dyer on May, 29, 1986 in Houston, Texas...son of John and Sharon Dyer...has one brother, Tyler...a BMX racer when he was younger, won three BMX National Championships...majoring in communications.