Tanner Crum
    Tanner  Crum


    Mt. Carmel, Ill.

    High School:
    Mt. Carmel

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 315





    Determination runs deep in Tanner Crum's family


    Dale Lennon Football press conference transcript

    Salukis travel to Eastern Illinois to open the season on Thursday night


    Saluki Football helps in Harrisburg tornado cleanup

    Thirty Saluki players and coaches spent Tuesday afternoon helping cut and move downed trees.


    Signing Day 2012 -- Dale Lennon unveils Football recruiting class

    Dale Lennon press conference transcript.


    Football hosts EIU for Black Out Cancer Game

    School officials expect McElroy's idea will bring in over $100,000 for cancer research


    Football vs. Illinois State

    Football vs. Illinois State Nov. 22, 2014


    Football vs. Northern Iowa

    Football vs. Northern Iowa Photo Gallery

    2014 (Senior)
    Started all 12 games at center...Named MVFC Offensive Lineman of the Week after the SEMO game, grading out as the top offensive lineman for the week as SIU rushed for 240 yards and did not allow a sack...Member of offensive line that ranked second in the MVFC in fewest sacks allowed...Blocked for eight 100-yard rushing games and four 200-yard rushing games.

    2013 (Junior)
    2013 Game-by-Game
    Started all 12 games at center...Captained the offensive line that allowed just 14 sacks all year, which led the MVFC...Blocked for an offense that averaged 384.9 yards per game, third in the Valley...Helped SIU led the MVFC in passing yards per game at 231.8 yards per game.

    2012 (Sophomore)
    2012 Game-by-Game
    Moved from guard to center in the offseason...Played in all 11 games...Started the season opener at right guard...Started the final 10 games at center.

    2011 (Freshman)
    2011 Game-by-Game
    Started the final six games of the season...One of only two true freshmen to play...Also played on defense in goal line situations...Blocked for seven 200-yard rushing games.

    High School
    Two-time All-State and All-Big 8 Conference selection...Played on offensive and defensive lines...Two-time attendee of the U-100 Top Prospect Camp at the University of Oklahoma, where he was the 2010 MVP on the offensive line...Participated in the US Army All-American Combine in San Antonio, Texas in 2010, where he was named honorable mention...Led team to an 8-1 regular season record and 3-1 mark in the playoffs as a senior...Had 68 tackles on defense with 10 tackles for a loss and one sack in 2010...Posted 30 tackles, six tackles for a loss and one sack in 2009...Helped guide team into the playoffs and an 8-3 overall record as a junior...Recorded 30 tackles, nine tackles for a loss and three sacks as a sophomore...Two-time state qualifier in the shot put (2008 and 2009)...Also wrestled and was a four-time state qualifier who won the Class 1A state title as a senior...Finished second in state as a sophomore and third as a junior...Named IHSA Sportsman of the Year in August 2011.

    Born in Evansville, Ind., on Jan. 9, 1993...Son of Angela and Kevin Crum...Mother is a circuit court clerk and father is an MRI/CT supervisor...Has one brother, Logan...His grandfather, Bill Crum, lettered in football at SIU in 1945...Majoring in agricultural systems and education.

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