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Trent  Tanking
58  Trent Tanking
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Holton, Kan.

High School:
Holton

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
11/19/1994

Experience:
1L

A former walk-on linebacker who was a major factor on multiple special teams units in 2014... Will continue to provide special teams support while competing for playing time at linebacker.

2014: Played in all 13 games, recording nine tackles... Ranked fifth on the team with seven special teams tackles, all coming on kickoff coverage... Carded a career-high two tackles – both coming behind the line of scrimmage – against Oklahoma State.

2013: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Holton High under head coach Brooks Barta, a former Kansas State linebacker... Named the Kansas 4A Defensive Player of the Year and to the Topeka Capital-Journal and VarsityKansas.com Top-11 teams... Led the Wildcats to a 2012 Kansas 4A State Championship... A First Team All-Kansas 4A performer at linebacker as a senior by VarsityKansas.com and the Topeka Capital-Journal... Chosen to play in the 2013 Kansas Shrine Bowl... Named an all-league performer at linebacker as a sophomore, junior and senior... An honorable-mention All-Kansas 4A pick at linebacker in 2010 and 2011... A three-time all-county selection at linebacker... Helped Holton earn three-consecutive league titles... Also a three-year letterman for the Wildcat basketball team... An all-league and all-county pick at guard as a junior... Earned a 4.0 GPA as he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was also a FBLA Regional Champion.

PERSONAL: Trenton Andrew Tanking was born November 19, 1994, in Topeka, Kansas... Son of Andrew and Karla Tanking... Has three siblings, Trey, Shay and Saydee... Majoring in accounting.



Tanking's Career Statistics

YEAR GMS UA-AT-TT TFL-YDS SACK-YDS INT PD FF/FR
2014 13 7-2-9 2.0-3 0.0-0 0 0 0/0
TOTAL 13 7-2-9 2.0-3 0.0-0 0 0 0/0