Born: April 9, 1997- Stockton, California
2022: Years as a Lion: 1st Years in CFL: 1st Status: American
Career Games: 0 Playoffs: 0 Grey Cup: 0
Tristen was signed as a free agent by the Lions in August 2022.
2022: Tristen signed with the Chicago Bears as a non-drafted free agent and would attend rookie mini-camp with the team.
2015-2021: After redshirting in his first season, Tristen went on to play and start in a school record 60 games over the next six seasons at Eastern Washington. Splitting time at left tackle and left guard, the native of Stockton, California earned multiple accolades during his time with the Eagles including First-Team All-America honours (2020), Second-Team All-America honours (2021), and honourable mention All-Big Sky honours (2016 and 2018). He also helped the Eagles finish with the best total offence in FCS in 2021 (7,224 yards), second in FCS total offence in 2016 (529.6 yards per game) and third in FCS total offence (524.9 yards per game) in 2020. Taylor was granted a sixth year of NCAA eligibility after missing all but three games in the 2018 season.