2006: Did not see any game action along the offensive line as a junior ... Named to the fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2005: Saw only action of his sophomore season in Baylor's season-ending 44-34 victory over Oklahoma State ... Fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member.
2004: The redshirt freshman made his first career appearance against North Texas and played four snaps ... Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2003: The walk-on sat out his true freshman season as a redshirt ... Named to both the fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Reicher Catholic High School, Waco, Texas ... As a senior, helped pave the way for the Cougars to finish 7-5, capture their district title and advance to the semifinals of the TAPPS Class 4A playoffs ... Earned first-team all-state, all-district and Waco Tribune-Herald Super Centex honors in final prep campaign ... 2000 Tom Hillary DFW All-Star was also named to txprivatesports.com's first-team all-state honor squad ... Lettered in football, track, baseball and powerlifting ... 2003 regional qualifier in powerlifting ... National Honor Society member graduated in the Top 10 of his senior class ... Coached by Mark Waggoner at the District 3-4A TAPPS school.
Personal: The son of Jeff and Karen Tanner, Thomas Edward Tanner was born May 10, 1985, in Plano, Texas ... Health science studies major wants to be an orthopedic surgeon ... Grandfather, Robert Kennedy, was a letterman on Florida's 1955 team.