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Tanner Price
Tanner Price

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Austin, TX

High School:
Westlake

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
05/17/1991

Major:
Economics

05/21/2014

Demon Deacons Earn Their Degrees

A total of 86 Wake Forest student-athletes received their degrees on Monday

05/07/2014

Deacons in the NFL Draft

Campanaro, Harris, Redding, Whitlock and Price look to hear their names called

03/19/2014

Deacons Hopeful For Opportunity After Pro Day

Scouts from 22 NFL teams were on campus Monday to watch the Deacons go through a number of drills

03/11/2014

Price Prepares for Chance at the Next Level

Demon Deacon quarterback is hoping to impress NFL scouts at next week's Pro Day

02/17/2014

Football Trio Earn All-ACC Academic Team Distinctions

Price honored for the third time; Janvion and Garside are first-time honorees

11/30/2013

Wake Forest Football at Vanderbilt

USATSI Gallery

11/23/2013

Wake Forest vs. Duke - 11/23/13

Wake Forest football vs. Duke - November 23, 2013.

11/09/2013

Wake Forest vs. No. 3 Florida State - UTSI

Wake Forest vs. No. 3 Florida State - UTSI

11/02/2013

Wake Forest at Syracuse

Wake takes on Syracuse on the road

10/26/2013

Wake Forest vs. No. 7 Miami - UTSI

Wake Forest vs. No. 7 Miami - UTSI


Enters the 2013 season ranked among the school's career passing leaders:

Category Stat Rank
Completions 618 4th
Attempts 1,073 5th
Yards 6,666 5th
Touchdowns 39 5th
Wins 12 t-5th
Passing Efficiency 117.9 6th
Completion Pct. .576 7th

2012 (Junior)
Started all 12 games under center for the Deacons ... Finished the season passing 228-for-410 (55.6 percent) for 2,300 yards and 12 touchdowns with seven interceptions ... His 410 pass attempts set a school record for most attempts by a junior ... Ranked ninth in the ACC with 191.7 passing yards per game ... Also ranked ninth in the league in total offense with 189.5 yards per game ... Rushed for two touchdowns on the year ... Named Academic All-ACC for the second straight season ... Named ACC Offensive Back of the Week on Sept. 10 following his performance in the UNC game ... Opened the season by going 16-for-28 for 195 yards and a touchdown vs. Liberty (Sept. 1) ... Led the Deacons to a win over North Carolina (Sept. 8), completing 27-of-38 passes for a season-high 327 yards ... Also rushed for two touchdowns against the Tar Heels, including the game-winning one-yard plunge with just over two minutes remaining ... Went 15-of-24 for 221 yards and two touchdowns vs. Army (Sept. 22) ... Threw for 230 yards and two touchdowns on 19-of-38 passing vs. Duke (Sept. 29) ... Completed 13-of-38 passes for 170 yards and two touchdowns at Maryland (Oct. 6) ... Went 7-of-19 for 102 yards and caught a six-yard pass at Virginia (Oct. 20) ... Threw for two touchdowns and 232 yards on 27-of-44 passing vs. Clemson (Oct. 25) ... Also had a seven-yard reception against the Tigers ... Completed a season-high 39 passes on a season-high 57 attempts for 293 yards and three touchdowns vs. Boston College (Nov. 3) ... His 39 completions were the sixth-highest single-game total in school history, while his 57 attempts were tied for the seventh-highest ... Went 18-of-33 for 113 yards at NC State (Nov. 10) ... Completed 22-of-33 passes for 153 yards at Notre Dame (Nov. 17) ... Had 182 yards of passing on 17-of-36 passing vs. Vanderbilt (Nov. 24).

2011 (Sophomore)
Emerged as one of the top quarterbacks in the ACC, starting all 13 games under center ... Finished the season passing 253-for-422 (60 percent) for 3,017 yards and 20 touchdowns against just six interceptions ... Did not throw an interception over the final five games of the season ... Attempted 173 passes without a pick during that stretch, the seventh-longest streak in ACC history ... Finished seventh in the ACC in total offense yards per game (228.0) and fifth in passing yards per game (232.1) ... Ranked seventh in the conference with a 132.8 passing efficiency rating ... Named Academic All-ACC ... Completed 18-of-31 passes for 289 yards and three touchdowns in the opener at Syracuse (Sept. 1) ... Left the game midway through the fourth quarter with a sprained knee ... Completed 22-of-35 passes for 297 yards and one touchdown vs. NC State (Sept. 10) ... Threw an interception vs. the Wolfpack that snapped a streak of 134 attempts without an interception ... Earned the ACC Offensive Back of the Week award for his performance vs. NC State ... Completed 21-of-32 passes for 281 yards and two touchdowns vs. Gardner-Webb (Sept. 17) ... Also rushed for a one-yard TD vs. the Bulldogs ... Completed 19-of-29 passes for 252 yards, including a 47-yard TD pass to Chris Givens, at Boston College (Oct. 1) ... His 1,119 passing yards through the team's first four games marked the best four-game start in school-history, topping Brian Kuklick's old mark of 1,063 set in 1997 ... Was 21-for-35 for 233 yards and three touchdowns vs. Florida State (Oct. 8) ... Third team Midseason All-ACC selection by Phil Steele ... Went 19-for-33 for 254 yards and two TDs vs. Virginia Tech (Oct. 15) ... Threw a 79-yard scoring pass to Chris Givens in the first quarter, the longest completion of his career ... Completed 15-of-25 passes for 215 yards and two touchdowns at Duke (Oct. 22) ... Went 17-for-29 for 146 yards with three interceptions at North Carolina (Oct. 29) ... Did not throw a TD pass vs. the Tar Heels, snapping his streak of consecutive games at seven ... Completed 17-of-24 passes for 187 yards and one touchdown vs. Notre Dame (Nov. 5) ... Completed 24-of-37 passes for 172 yards and one touchdown at Clemson (Nov. 12) ... Completed 20-of-32 passes for a season-high 320 yards and three touchdowns vs. Maryland (Nov. 19) ... Also carried seven times for 22 yards vs. the Terps ... Was 16-of-35 for 157 yards and one TD vs. Vanderbilt (Nov. 26) ... Set season-highs with 24 completions and 46 attempts in the Music City Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 30) ... Finished with 214 yards passing in the bowl game and also caught a nine-yard reception from Terence Davis in the second quarter ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2010 (True Freshman)
One of just three true freshmen to see action for the Deacons in 2010 ... Played in 11 games and made nine starts under center ... Set school records in completion percentage (58.6), passing yards (1,349), pass attempts (241), pass completions (137) and touchdown passes (7) by a freshman QB ... Ranked 10th in the ACC in passing yards (122.6/gm) and pass efficiency (106.8) ... Made collegiate debut by coming off the bench vs. Presbyterian (Sept. 2), going 1-for-7 for four yards and rushing the ball three times for 17 yards ... Led Wake Forest to a win against Duke (Sept. 11) by throwing three touchdown passes and going 12-for-19 with 190 yards after coming on in the second quarter ... Made first career start at Stanford (Sept. 18), rushing for 65 yards and a touchdown and throwing for 76 yards on 8-of-18 passing ... Suffered a concussion at Florida State (Sept. 25) that kept him out of the Georgia Tech game the following week ... Had best game of young career vs. Navy (Oct. 9), throwing for 326 yards and two touchdowns on 37-of-53 passing ... Also had a rushing touchdown against the Midshipmen ... The 37 completions and 326 yards passing marked the most-ever by a Wake true freshman QB ... Threw sixth TD pass of the season at Virginia Tech (Oct. 16) ... Threw for 156 yards with one touchdown at Maryland (Oct. 30) ... Completed 18 of 30 passes for 177 yards vs. Boston College (Nov. 6) ... Completed nine of 11 passes for 69 yards at NC State (Nov. 13) ... Threw for 151 yards on 17-of-30 passing vs. Clemson (Nov. 20) ... Completed 10 of 14 passes for 73 yards at Vanderbilt (Nov. 27).

High School
A 2010 graduate of Westlake High School in Austin, Texas ... Helped Westlake to the state 5A Division I championship game ... Led Westlake to a 13-3 record as a senior including a 41-38 overtime loss in the 5A state championship game to USA Today No. 23-ranked Euless Trinity ... Threw for 250 yards and rushed for 92 yards on 20 carries in the championship game ... Threw for 170 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for 103 yards and two scores in a semifinal win over Katy Cinco Ranch ... Named second team All-Centex ... Was District 25-5A offensive MVP ... Also earned academic all-state honors ... Helped Westlake to the state quarterfinals as a junior while throwing for 2,302 yards and 15 touchdowns ... Rated as the No. 35 quarterback prospect in the country by Rivals.com ... Played for coach Darren Allman ... Three-year letterwinner for the Chaps ... Attended the same high school as New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees, former University of Arizona QB Nick Foles and San Diego Padres pitcher Huston Street ... Chose Wake Forest over offers from Stanford, Rice, Tulsa, Louisiana Tech, Columbia, Harvard and Dartmouth ... Recruited by Tim Billings.

Personal
Majoring in economics with a minor in entrepreneurship and social enterprise ... Son of Steve and Stacey Price ... His father was a quarterback at Southwest Oklahoma State ... Born May 17, 1991 in Racine, Wisc.

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