At Stanford: Moved from defensive tackle to offensive guard last spring...Has played both nose tackle and defensive tackle the past three years at Stanford...Will add depth to the Cardinal's offensive line...Two more years of eligibility remaining.
The 1999 Season: Saw limited playing time as a reserve defensive tackle.
The 1998 Season: Received limited playing time as a reserve nose tackle...Recorded one tackle.
The 1997 Season: Redshirted the '97 season as a true freshman.
In High School: One of the best defensive line prospects in the nation in 1996...He was named to the SuperPrep All-Northeast team and the PrepStar All-Big-East Region team...As a senior, he had 80 tackles, 20 pressures and seven sacks while playing defensive tackle and defensive end...Selected to the Massachusetts All-Star team by the state's coaches...Named First-Team All-Catholic Conference as an offensive guard...Also chosen First-Team All-Scholastic by the Boston Globe ...A Schutt Academic All-American...Played tight end and defensive end as a junior...Competed in the shot put and discus on the track team...Finished fifth in the state in the discus as a junior.
Personal Information:Communications major...Brother of former Cardinal linebacker Brian Toner, who played at Stanford from 1995-98...His cousin, Ed Toner, played in the NFL for the Indianapolis Colts; his uncle, Tom, played with the Green Bay Packers while another uncle, Ed, played for the Boston Patriots...His father, Mark, and uncles Billy, John and Paul all played football at the University of Massachusetts.