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2007-2008 Men's Track Roster

Phillip Tanner

Class: SO
Position: Sprints
Height: 6-0
Weight: 200 pounds
Previous School: Kimball HS
Hometown: Dallas, Texas

Placed sixth in the 3,000 meters in a time of 8:31.59 at the 2010 Sun Belt Championships ... Won the 3,000 meters in a time of 8:44.12 at the MT Christmas Invitational.

Placed 10th in 60-meters in 7.16 and 18th in 200-meters in 24.39 at Kentucky Invitational ... Finished fifth in 55-meters in 6.66 and eighth in 200 in 23.04 at Blue Raider Invitational ... Placed eighth in 200 in 22.70 and posted time of 6.62 in 55 prelims at Middle Tennessee Classic ... Finished seventh in 200 in 22.66 and posted time of 6.55 in 55 prelims at MT Valentine Invitational ... Placed fifth in 55 in 6.51 at Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Placed ninth in 100-meters in 11.11 and member of third-place 4x200-meter relay (1:26.44) at Clemson Relays ... Posted time of 22.10 in 200-meters at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Member of 4x100-meter relay (41.18) and 4x200 relay (1:25.34) at Penn Relays ... Posted personal-best time of 10.78 in 100 prelims, registered mark of 22.24 in 200 prelims and member of second-place 4x100 relay (40.53) at Sun Belt Championships ... Member of 4x100 relay (40.80) at NCAA Mideast Regional.

Placed third in 55-meters in 6.43 and 23rd in 200-meters in 22.68 at MT Christmas Invitational ... Finished fifth in 55 in 6.58 and sixth in 200 in 22.80 at Blue Raider Invitational ... Placed fourth in 55 in 6.54 and 12th in 200 in 23.56 at MT Valentine Invitational.
Outdoor: Placed 15th in 100-meters in 11.27 at Tiger Track Classic ... Finished 35th in 100 in 11.14 and 34th in 200-meters in 22.63 at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Came in second in 100 in personal-best 10.78 and eighth in 200 in 22.26 at Stan Lyons Invitational ... Ran 10.86 in 100 prelims and season-best 21.99 in 200 prelims at Sun Belt Championships.

Football: Played in all 13 games as true freshman, competing on special teams and as nickel back on defense ... Registered 16 total tackles, including one sack and one tackle for loss ... Played in nine games with one start as sophomore, compiling 299 rushing yards on 64 carries and four touchdowns while adding six receptions for 119 yards ... Turned in a career-high 144 rushing yards and three touchdowns on nine carries at Louisville, including a 79-yard TD run ... Led the Blue Raiders with 59 yards rushing on 12 attempts against Florida International and added a 40-yard reception ... Rushed for 20 yards on nine attempts and had a 26-yard reception at Memphis.

High School: Collected 4,275 yards and 76 touchdowns during his career at Justin F. Kimball High School while earning four letters... Tabbed District Player of the Year as a senior and earned first team all-district honors ... Was the team offensive MVP as a sophomore, junior, and senior and selected team captain as a junior and senior ... Voted first team all-region II Class 4A by TexasHSFootball.com in 2005 ... Rushed for 1,705 yards and scored 29 touchdowns (26 rushing, 3 receiving) his senior year to lead Kimball to a 9-2 record ... Rushed for 201 yards and two touchdowns in win over 5A Denison ... Tallied 183 yards on the ground in win over rival South Oak Cliff in 2005 ... As a junior, he rushed for 1,395 yards and 22 touchdowns while adding two more scores on receptions ... Named first team all-district as a junior ... In 2003, he rushed for 1,175 yards and scored 23 touchdowns ... Also lettered four years in track, where he qualified for the regionals in the 100 meters as a sophomore, junior, and senior (best time was 10.5).

Personal: Phillip Christopher Tanner ... Son of Phillippia Tanner ... Born August 8, 1988.