Preseason 2008 Rimington Trophy Watch List
Quickly: Last name is pronounced Tawn-uh-maker... Tabbed to Phil Steele's College Preview fourth-team preseason all-WAC list...Begins second season at center after starting all 12 games at left guard as a sophomore... For the second preseason in a row, he was named to the Rimington Trophy Watch List, given annually to the nation's most outstanding center in college football. 2007 (Jr.): Started all 12 games at center, one of eight Aggies to do so... His 759 offensive plays tied with offensive guard Shawn Murphy and offensive tackle Derek Hoke for most on the offense... His 759 total plays were fourth-most on the team. 2006 (So.): Started all 12 games at left guard... His 741 offensive plays tied with center Brent DeLadurantey for most on the offense... His 752 total plays, including special teams, tied for second on the team... Led team in knockdowns and fewest sacks allowed (zero). 2005 (Fr.): Played in nine games (exceptions were Idaho and New Mexico State due to injury)... Started two games at left guard against Louisiana Tech and Hawai'i. High School: Was an all-state selection as a left tackle his senior year... Also earned all-valley and all-region honors... Was a team captain... Received the Arizona Dairy Council All-America award... Was an honorable mention all-state selection as a junior... Team won the 5A state title in both of his seasons there... Also competed in basketball and track... Was a member of several clubs at school. Personal: Born Dec. 2, 1986 in Phoenix, Ariz... Son of Lisa Tonnemacher and Dan Brewer... Has one younger sister, Cari... Majoring in exercise science... Hobbies include camping, hunting and riding four-wheelers.