Caleb Tannor earned immediate playing time as a true freshman in 2018, appearing in all 12 games as a contributor on both special teams and defense. Tannor totaled 10 tackles as a true freshman, including nine tackles on defense and his first career tackle on kickoff coverage in the season opener against Colorado. Tanner recorded a tackle in nine of Nebraska's 12 games, including a career-high two tackles in the Huskers' win over Illinois. He also added his first career sack against Illinois, which also marked his first career tackle for loss.
Before Nebraska (Miller Grove)
Tannor starred as a defensive end for Miller Grove High School in Georgia. Tannor was a standout pass rusher for Coach Justin Larmond at Miller Grove. He was named a first-team all-state selection in Class AAAAA, Georgia’s largest classification, by both the Georgia Sports Writers Association and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Tannor was tabbed as a four-star recruit by Rivals, ESPN and 247Sports. Rivals listed him as the No. 26 linebacker prospect in the country, while he came in at No. 19 among defensive ends in the 247Sports Composite rankings. Originally a Georgia commit, Tannor spurned offers from several SEC schools before choosing the Huskers on signing day in February. He also visited Auburn and Florida and had offers from Alabama, Florida State, Georgia, LSU and Tennessee, among many others. Tannor was one of 88 high school players nationally selected to play in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl.