Team practiced in shoulder pads for the first time Thursday
CSN talks with assistant coach John Holt and a pair of offensive linemen in preview
CSN talks with assistant coach John Holt and players Josh Wineberg, Jake Thornton
First-ever meeting between Catamounts, Hokies on ESPN3
Catamount Football vs. Wofford
2015 (Junior): Did not see game action due to injury ... Took a medical redshirt.
2014 (Sophomore): Saw action in nine of WCU’s 12 games with three starts along the offensive line … One start came mid-season before starting the final two games at right guard.
2013 (Freshman): Played in 11 of the team's 12 games on the season, making six starts along the offensive line ... Made his WCU debut at ACC-foe, Virginia Tech, with his first collegiate start coming at Samford in league play ... Six starts all came in succession at midseason, each at left guard.
Prior to Western Carolina: Is the first four-year player in Ronald Reagan High history to sign with a NCAA Division I program ... Named All-Central Piedmont Conference at guard along the offensive line, keying Ronald Regan High to an 8-4 season and the school's first-ever playoff berth ... Garnered All-Northwest accolades from the Winston-Salem Journal ... Selected to the North Carolina roster in the 2012 Shrine Bowl, playing every snap at center ... Was named the offensive line MVP as a junior at the National Underclassmen combine held in Greensboro ... Listed as a two-star prospect by Rivals.com.
Personal: Full name is Tanner Edward Poindexter ... Is the son of Clay and Vicky Poindexter ... He has a sister, Clayborne.