"I have mixed feelings," said Tanner, who is on The Associated Press East Region 25 list of top recruits. "If it was up to me I'd rather hit. I love to hit. That's the exciting part of playing defense. As a quarterback, having the ball in your hands every play is also great as well. I like both."
"It's the hometown school I've always loved," he said. "It's an excellent program as far as football and academics. It's kind of hard to beat."