NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Tyson Chandler, NPHS Class of 2009, signed a professional contract yesterday with the NFL Buffalo Bills.

Tyson and his family -father, Willie, mother, Charmane and sister, Ashley- moved from Irvington to North Plainfield during Tyson's freshman year of high school.

Tyson graduated in 2009 after earning All-Conference, All-County, All-Area and All-State honors.  He spent one semester at Fork Union Military Academy before accepting a full scholarship to attend North Carolina State University.  At NC State, Tyson was a three-year starter at offensive tackle and played in 3 bowl games.  Tyson graduated with a BS in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management in May of 2014.  This past fall, he took graduate courses while he played out his final year of eligibility at NC State. 

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Yesterday, he agreed to sign a contract with the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent. 

The North Plainfield Schools congratulates Tyson Chandler on this extraordinary achievement.