Duke Football BIO
79 Tanner Stone
2015: Enters the season in competition with Cody Robinson for the starting right offensive guard slot, where Duke must replace Laken Tomlinson, a consensus All-America selection in 2014 and first round selection (No. 28) of the Detroit Lions in the NFL Draft ... in six career games, has played 78 snaps ... missed the entire 2013 campaign while recovering from surgery performed on August 14, 2013, to repair a broken right ankle ... in the program’s post-spring strength and conditioning evaluation, matched the top vertical jump among offensive linemen (27’6”) while equaling the second-highest power clean lift (319 lbs.).
2014: Played in six games ... saw action against Elon, Troy, Kansas, Tulane, Syracuse and North Carolina ... on the field for 78 total snaps including a season-high 35 against Elon.
2013: Did not see game action while recovering from surgery performed on August 14, 2013, to repair a broken right ankle.
2012: Did not see game action.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Two-year letterman at Highland Park under coach Randy Allen ... helped Highland Park to a three-year record of 35-4 with three 4A Region II District 10 championships and three state playoff appearances ... as a senior, helped team to a 12-1 ledger as Highland Park averaged 44.7 points and 452.6 offensive yards per game ... first team 4A all-state pick in 2011 by the Associated Press ... 2011 All-District 10-4A first team selection ... named to the 2011 Dallas-Fort Worth 4A all-area first team ... all-Greater Dallas choice by VYPE Magazine as a senior ... helped Highland Park to 12-1 record as a junior and 11-2 ledger during sophomore campaign ... also lettered in track and field.
PERSONAL: Son of Joe and Tara Stone ... father lettered one season (1988) as an offensive lineman at Baylor ... born March 11, 1994 ... majoring in psychology while minoring in economics.