Tanner Burns
Tanner Burns

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Valley Christian

Last College:
San Jose State/Kansas State

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 191

Position:
DB

Experience:
Sq.


11/24/2012

Ole Miss vs. Mississippi State Postgame Notes

11/20/2012

Important Fan Info For Egg Bowl Weekend

Grove Opens For Tailgating Friday At Noon

09/01/2012

Ole Miss vs. Central Arkansas Postgame Notes

Ole Miss 49, Central Arkansas 27

08/02/2012

Players Report For First Preseason Of Freeze Era

Rebel Media Day Set For Friday

07/24/2012

Freeze Era Begins At Ole Miss

2012 Football Guides Now Available

2012: Played in nine games on special teams ... Earned first letter ... vs. Central Arkansas (9/1): Made his Rebel debut ... BBVA Compass Bowl vs. Pitt (1/5): Posted the first two tackles of his Rebel career ... Non-scholarship player who joined the team in the fall of 2011 ... 2011: Sat out the 2011 season per NCAA rules ... KANSAS STATE: Sat out the 2010 season after transferring ... SAN JOSE STATE: 2009: Started all 12 games for the Spartans, leading the team with 96 total tackles ... Recorded two interceptions and broke up one pass while forcing four fumbles and recovering another ... Also caught one pass for 11 yards ... Logged seven or more tackles in nine games, including a season-high 12 against Hawaii ... Also had 11 stops against Cal Poly and Utah, and nine takedowns against USC, Stanford and Nevada ... Earned WAC Defensive Player of the Week honors after registering 11 tackles, a fumble recovery, an interception and two downed punts at the 1-yard line against Cal Poly ... 2008: Saw action as a safety and special teams player ... Increased his playing time as a safety as the season progressed, finishing the season with four tackles and one tackle for loss in 10 games ... Came up with his first career interception against Idaho ... Recorded a season-high two tackles, including a TFL, at Nevada ... HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three years at Valley Christian under head coach Mike Machado ... A 2007 Second Team All-Central Coast Section selection, First Team All-West Catholic Athletic League selection and his team's Defensive MVP... Finished his career with 274 tackles and nine interceptions ... PERSONAL: Full name is Tanner John Burns ... Born Nov. 8, 1989 ... Son of Keith and Yvonne Burns ... Graduated in December with a degree in General Studies ... Father is the assistant special teams coach for the Oakland Raiders after a one-year stint as the Ole Miss defensive backs coach.

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