He is the fullback/running back of the Dillon Panthers and the troubled best friend to Jason Street.He is the ex-boyfriend of Tyra Collette and Lyla Garrity, with whom he has an off and on relationship.
He often shows up to practice and events drunk or hungover.
Tim starts his relationship with Lyla behind Jason's back; she is still dating Jason when she starts hooking up with Tim.
After Jason is paralyzed, both Tim and Lyla have a hard time coping and they turn to each other for comfort which leads to a sexual relationship.
After Jason finds out, he punches Tim and their friendship becomes rocky for some time before Jason ultimately forgives Tim.
The players even turn their backs on Tim for what he has done, but ultimately forgive him as well after Tim plays injured in a game.