TYSON CLABO –
Now – Tyson retired after the 2014 season ending an 11-year career in the National Football League. Clabo started 116 games on the offensive line for his career, most notably with the Atlanta Falcons. During that time, Clabo was selected to the 2010 Pro Bowl and competed in the 2012 NFC Championship, won by the San Francisco 49ers. Tyson and his family still live in the Atlanta area.
Then – Tyson was originally signed as an undrafted free agent out of Wake Forest in 2004 by the Denver Broncos. He had stints with the NY Giants and San Diego Chargers before signing with the Atlanta Falcons in 2005. He signed with the Miami Dolphins for the 2013 season, and with the Houston Texans in 2014 before announcing his retirement. While at Wake Forest, Tyson started 36 consecutive games for the Demon Deacons, earning first-team All-ACC honors as a senior. The 2000 Farragut graduate lettered in both football and basketball, earning All-State, All-Region, and All-East TN recognition in football. Tyson began the trend of Farragut offensive linemen to sign with Wake Forest as Michael Hoag (2007) and Nathan Gilliam (2015) also signed scholarships with the Demon Deacons.