Tasker is widely regarded as one of the greatest special teams players of all time. At his alma mater, Northwestern University, he still holds the record for highest yards per kick return average in school history. Tasker was a seven time Pro Bowler entirely based off of his special teams abilities. During the 1992 Pro Bowl he had four tackles, a forced fumble, and a blocked field goal that ensured the AFC victory. He was named the games Most Valuable Player, the only special teams player to ever achieve this feat.
Tasker was ranked as the #9 best player to not be in the Hall of Fame by the NFL Network. He is cited as one of the few special teams players worthy of this accolade.