20 Ron Tanner

Ron Tanner Ohio State
Nationality
usa United States
Position
FS, ST, CB
Height
6'1"
Weight
200
Hometown
Columbus, OH
High School
Eastmoor
Past Teams
Ohio State
Seasons
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Jersey #: 20 (2014), 28 (2011-13)

Major: Sports Industry (2015), Operational Management (2013-14), Pre-business (2012)

Weight: 205 (2014-15), 200 (2013), 192 (2012), 190 (2011)

2015 Media Guide: Ron Tanner practiced and played four seasons with the Buckeyes, including a red-shirt year in 2011, but a chronic foot injury has forced him to give up the game … this coming after Tanner had earned three Varsity O letters as a Buckeye by contributing as a key special teams player and as a backup safety … he was considered one of the best and purest tacklers on the team and it shows: he has made 23 career tackles with virtually all of them on special teams units … he played in a total of 36 games … he is a two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2014 Media Guide: A fourth-year junior and a two-time Ohio State Varsity O letterwinner, Ron Tanner is considered one of the best and purest tacklers on the team and it shows: he has made 15 career tackles with virtually all of them on special teams units … he has played as a safety in defensive sets in five games and he has played in a total of 25 games … Tanner is a two-time Academic All Big Ten honoree.

2013: Tanner played in all 14 games for the Buckeyes on special teams and in five games as a safety on defense … he recorded the first interception of his career in the season opener vs. Buffalo … he had a personal-best four tackles in the win at Illinois … he had a career-best 34 plays vs. San Diego State, including 20 on defense, and he had a Big Ten-best 25 plays vs. Illinois and another 24 vs. Penn State.

2013 Media Guide: Ron Tanner is in his third season with the Ohio State program … he lettered last year as a red-shirt freshman after playing in 11 games and participating on 58 special teams plays … he was credited with two solo tackles on the season.

2012 Media Guide: Ron is in his second year with the Ohio State program … he was a member of the 2011 national letter of intent signing day class and he red-shirted the 2011 season as an Ohio State true freshman.

High School: Talented free safety with versatile athletic skills … 104 tackles, 3 interceptions, 15 PBU as a senior … also passed for 1,100 yards and 14 TD … all-city, all-central district, all-metro for Coach Jim
Miranda … Offense-Defense Bowl, Team USA vs. The World Game … basketball and baseball letterman … Ohio all-academic, honor roll, National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Kim and Ronald Tanner … plans to enroll at Ohio State in the spring quarter.

Defense

SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2012Ohio State8022000000000000
2013Ohio State130138500000010000
2014Ohio State12086200000000000
Total-3302316700000010000