Veteran defender who made contributions on both defense and special teams throughout his career.
Returned a short kickoff for 17 yards vs. Houston... Made his debut at safety against Texas and also saw action on special teams... Saw action in all 12 games on special teams... Won the Iron Owl Award for his work in the weight room heading into his final season.
Saw action in six games, with most of his playing time coming on special teams... Logged time vs. ECU as an interior rusher on passing situations.
Saw action in six games, including one start before suffering a injury in practice prior to the ECU game... Made his first career start at Texas Tech and tied his career-high with five tackles. Saw action at linebacker in the opener at UAB.
Played in 11 of 13 games ... credited with 15 tackles, including a pair on kickoffs ... credited with a career-best five tackles vs. Southern Miss ... had three stops against Vanderbilt and North Texas ... credited with his first career sacks (1.5) vs. North Texas for a loss of 21 yards.
Jenks High School
2007 graduate of Jenks High School in Jenks, Okla. ... named Oklahoma's 6A Player of the Year by The Tulsa World and a consensus all-state selection after leading Jenks to the 6A state title ... played for coach Allen Trimble ... led the team with 131 tackles, 24 tackles for loss and eight sacks ... four-year lettermen who played on Jenks' state-title team as a freshman ... named Jenks' Student-Athlete of the Year, with a 4.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale ... visited Navy, Princeton, Harvard and Air Force before committing to Rice.
Full Name: Tanner Shuck ... Born: October 11, 1987 at Tulsa, Okla. ... Parents: Rick Shuck and Roberta Tyler (1 sister) ... Rice major: Sport Management .