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13  Tanner Leland
Tanner Leland

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Katy

High School:
Cinco Ranch

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 250

Position:
DE

Experience:
3L


12/05/2013

Leland and Porras Named to Conference USA All-Academic Team

11 players honored

11/07/2013

Leland and Porras Named Academic All-District

Owls honored by CoSIDA Disctrict VII

10/02/2013

Leland Named NFF National Scholar-Athlete Candidate

Campbell Trophy semifinalst

04/11/2013

215 Rice Athletes Named To C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

Rice Ranks Third In C-USA

03/14/2013

Owls Scrimmage for 80 Plays on Thursday

First Scrimmage of the spring

10/05/2013

TFL vs. Tulsa

03/27/2013

Quick Hit: Tanner Leland

02/12/2014

C-USA Football Championship-Gallery II

A second gallery of photos from the 2013 C-USA Football Championship

02/10/2014

Rice Wins C-USA Championship

Rice defeated Marshall 41-24 to win the C-USA Championship on December 7.

12/20/2013

Senior Final Practice

The Rice football seniors were carried from the field by their teammates after their final practice at Rice Stadium on Friday.

10/26/2013

Rice 45, UTEP 7

Rice became bowl-eligible for the second time in as many years in the Owls' 45-7 victory over UTEP. Oct. 26, 2013

09/28/2013

Rice-FAU Football Photo Gallery

Rice defeated FAU in a C-USA league game 18-14 on Sept. 27, 2013 at Rice Stadium in Houston.

Rice
Started 11 of 13 games in his senior year... Four-member of C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2013
Returned to action vs. Tulane after missing two games with an injury... Named to his second consecutive CoSIDA Academic All District VII team and was a candidate for National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award... carries a 3.56 GPA while majoring in Mathematic Economic Analysis... Picked up first career sack and matched his season high in solo tackles with four vs. UTEP... Enjoyed his most productive day since his move to DE, finishing with six tackles, two for loss and recovering a fumble vs. FAU.

2012
Academic All-Conference USA and CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District team for Region 7 with a 3.65 GPA in Mathematical Economic Analysis... Battled back from an early-season injury to return to the rotation at defensive end... Credited with three tackles in the opener vs. UCLA in his debut at defensive end after making the transition from safety in fall camp... Injured early in the Kansas game, but returned to action by UTSA... Credited with tackles vs. Tulsa and Southern Miss.

2011
Credited with three assists vs. UTEP ... Matched his career-high with eight tackles vs. Tulsa, while also being credited with his first career PBU and fumble recovery... Credited with a career-best eight tackles at Marshall in his second straight start... Earned his first career start vs. Memphis and was credited with seven tackles... Credited with a three tackles in the opener at Texas and matched it the following week vs. Purdue.

2010
Redshirt freshman walk-on who battled back from an injury in fall training camp to become a productive member of the kickoff coverage squad... Tied for second with eight tackles on kickoff coverage, despite only playing only the last seven games... Made tackles in each of the last five games, including a pair in each of the last three... Completed his recovery from a training camp injury to make his debut on special teams vs. UTEP... Credited with his first tackle on kickoff coverage vs. UCF.

2009
Redshirted... Earned C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal for his efforts in the classroom.

Katy Cinco Ranch High School
Unanimous All-District 17-5A selection as well as the all-purpose defensive MVP as a senior for Donald Clayton at Katy Cinco Ranch HS... Joins with teammate Bobby Kiesewetter as a walk-on this fall... Finished the year with 64 tackles, two fumble recoveries, four interceptions and nine pass breakups as the Cougars reached the regional semifinals... Second-team Academic All-State honoree... Member of the National Honor Society and PALS (Peer Assistance Leadership).

Personal
Full Name: Tanner Temple Leland... Born: February 22, 1991 at El Paso, Texas. ... Parents: Mark and Simone Leland (three brothers)... Mathematical Economic Analysis major... Rice college: Brown.

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