2012: Started all 13 games, 12 of them at left guard and one at right tackle ... named AP All-Big 12 Honorable Mention by the league's media members ... paved the way for TCU to accumulate 1,977 yards rushing and 13 rushing touchdowns ... TCU had three runners with at least 417 yards rushing ... helped TCU control the ball as it led the Big 12 in time of possession and rank eighth nationally at 32:44 minutes per game.
2011: Provided depth at the center position, appearing in eight games ... made his first career start against Portland State.
2010: Appeared in six games ... provided depth on the offensive line.
2009: Redshirted in his first season on campus.
High School: First-team all-district as a junior and senior ... totaled 58 pancake blocks his senior year in being named his team's Offensive Most Valuable Player ... team captain ... was the Outstanding Offensive Lineman as a junior ... a three-year letterman ... also lettered twice in track and field ... a regional qualifier in the discus ... his father, Terry Tausch, played football at Texas (1978-81) and earned All-America honors before an eight-year career in the National Football League ... played seven seasons with the Minnesota Vikings before closing his career in 1989 as a member of the Super Bowl XXIV champion San Francisco 49ers.
Personal: Parents are Terry and Ela Tausch.