As a Junior (2017): Appeared in 12 games, making nine starts on the defensive line ... Notched career-high seven tackles at #22 Michigan State (11/18) ... Posted three tackles, inluding a TFL, at Rutgers (11/4) ... Made first career start vs. Towson (9/9), totaling two tackles and a sack.
As a Sophomore (2016): Appeared in nine games, totaling nine tackles ... had career-high three tackles in extended role at Indiana (10/29).
As a Freshman (2015): Appeared in seven games, totaling four tackles ... made two tackles in collegiate debut at West Virginia (9/26) ... had two tackles against #22 Michigan (10/3).
At George Bush HS: Named District 23-5A first-team All-District…earned Most Valuable Player honors as a senior while compiling 26 tackles (15 solo), seven tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks…served as a team captain…rated as a three-star recruit by ESPN and Scout…coached by Allen Aldridge.
Personal: Full name is Mbi Arrey Tanyi ... parents are Bernard and Felicia Tanyi ... has three siblings ... a native of Houston, which was hit hard by Hurricane Harvey in August of 2017 - he helped pack boxes of clothes to be sent to Houston on behalf of the football program.
TANYI'S CAREER HIGHS
Tackles - 7 (at #22 Michigan State, 11/18/17)
Solo Tackles - 3 (3x, last at #22 Michigan State, 11/18/17)
Tackles for Loss - 1.0 (2x, last at Rutgers, 11/4/17)
Sacks - 1.0 (Towson, 9/9/17)