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4  Tanner Gentry
Tanner  Gentry

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Aurora, Colo.

High School:
Grandview

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
Wide receiver

Experience:
3L


04/23/2016

Gold Team Captures Exciting 38-35 Win in Wyoming's Spring Game

Big Plays Featured in High-Scoring Affair

04/19/2016

Special Teams Work Highlights Tuesday’s Practice

Pokes Don Pads for Final Time Prior to Saturday’s Spring Game

04/13/2016

Senior Leaders Impress Bohl This Spring

Pokes Have Five Practices Remaining

04/09/2016

Cowboys Complete First Scrimmage of Spring in Cheyenne

Allen and Wick Shine on Offense, Prosser Records Two Sacks for Defense

04/01/2016

Craig Bohl Highlights Tanner Gentry and Brian Hill Following Thursday Practice

UW to Host High School Coaches Clinic This Weekend

10/10/2015

Air Force 31, Wyoming 17

Photos from Wyoming @ Air Force on October 10, 2015.

09/26/2015

New Mexico 38, Wyoming 28

Photos from New Mexico @ Wyoming on Sep. 26, 2015

11/07/2014

Utah State vs. Football (USA Today)

Utah State vs. Football; photos by Troy Babbitt-USA TODAY Sports

08/30/2014

Wyoming vs. Montana

Wyoming vs. Montana photos by USA TODAY Sports

2015:Gentry appeared in seven games for the Cowboys last season before suffering a season-ending injury. He was leading the Mountain West in receiving yards at the time of the injury and was named to the 2015 Biletnikoff Award Watch List for the first time in his career. He finished the season with 37 catches for 678 yards and four touchdowns. Gentry averaged 18.3 yards per catch on the season. He also added five rushes for 48 yards. In his seven games he recorded 100 or more receiving yards three times. In the season opener against North Dakota he had nine catches for 176 yards with one touchdown. In that contest he recorded a career-high 92 yard reception. That reception was the second longest touchdown reception in school history. He had seven catches for 127 yards and a touchdown at Washington State. Gentry had nine catches for a career-high 130 yards with a touchdown against New Mexico.

2014: Gentry appeared in all 12 games for the Cowboys with three starts. He hauled in 32 passed on the season for 435 yards with two touchdowns. He averaged 36.2 receiving yards per game and 13.6 yards per catch. His longest reception of the season was 44 yards at New Mexico. He scored his first career touchdown at Oregon. He also hauled in a touchdown against Colorado State. Against Air Force he finished the contest with eight receptions for 91 yards. At Colorado State he hauled in six passes for a career-high 96 yards.

2013: As a true freshman, Gentry was No. 3 on the team in catches with 39. He had 376 yards and averaged 31 receiving yards per game. He posted nine grabs for 79 yards versus Air Force and had a long reception of 31 yards.

High School: Gentry was one of the top high school football players in the state of Colorado over his last two years. The Denver Post named him to the All-Colorado team for all classifications and First Team All-State Class 5A as a wide receiver his senior season of 2012. Gentry was also named to the Mile High Sports All-Colorado First Team as a senior. As a junior, the Denver Post selected him First Team All-State Class 5A as a defensive back. Gentry was ranked by Rivals.com as the No. 15 recruit in the state of Colorado in 2012, and is ranked by 247Sports.com as the No. 23 recruit in the state. He caught 52 passes for 1,019 yards and nine receiving touchdowns, while rushing for 169 yards on 19 carries and scoring six TDs on the ground as a senior. Gentry also intercepted six passes from his defensive back position. He helped lead his Grandview High team to an 8-4 record and the quarterfinals of the state playoffs. His junior season, Gentry caught 50 passes for 693 yards and seven TDs, while intercepting 10 opponent passes. Grandview posted an 11-2 record and advanced to the state semifinals. As a sophomore, he had six receptions for 102 yards and scored two touchdowns, while earning All-Conference honors. His team finished the 2010 season 8-5, losing in the state semifinals. He was elected a team captain as a senior. Gentry played for head football coach John Schultz.

Personal: Born Dec. 18, 1994, he is the oldest of three children of Robin and Ryan Gentry. His dad played football at Western State in Colorado. Gentry was also recruited by Air Force, Arizona, Colorado, Colorado State, Utah, Utah State and Washington State. He is pursuing a degree in kinesiology and health promotion at UW.

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