On Saturday morning, Ball State landed its second offensive weapon for 2016 quarterback commit Drew Plitt. Wide receiver Tyler Kirtz announced his commitment on Twitter. The 6-foot-3 190 pound wide receiver told Hustle Belt that he talked to head coach Pete Lembo to announce his commitment as well as offensive coordinator Joey Lynch and wide receivers coach Alex Bailey. Kirtz is ranked as a two star prospect, according to 247Sports Composite, from Brownsburg, Indiana. According to 247Sports, Kirtz picked Ball State over other offers from Air Force, Army, Bowling Green, and Navy.
Hustle Belt was able to reach Kirtz to discuss his recent commitment. "They've shown me the most love out of everybody," Kirtz told Hustle Belt about why he chose Ball State. "I really liked that."
The senior at Brownsburg High School now joins fellow 2016 tight end commit Dylan Koch will be called upon and looked at to help boost the Cardinals' aerial attack. Ball State ranked tenth in the MAC in passing offense in 2014.
Interested in seeing how Kirtz will do at Ball State? Below are some reasons why his size will make him become a huge part of the Cardinals' offense, courtesy of Hudl: