RANKINGS: Ranked as the No. 30 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 71 “athlete” in the country and the No. 29 player in his state by 247Sports … Ranked as the No. 74 “athlete” in the country, the No. 92 player in his region and the No. 24 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.
THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on 12/11/2013 … A first-team All-Metro selection by The Richmond Times-Dispatch as a utility player following his senior season … An All-Met selection as a junior as a wide receiver … Moved to quarterback as a senior and threw for 1,037 yards … Scored 29 touchdowns and shared the honor for Offensive Player of the Year in the 3A East Region … Played linebacker, defensive end and safety on defense … Recruited by Shane Beamer.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 24, 1995 in Hopewell, VA … Son of Orlando and Vannette Taylor … Has two older sisters and two younger brothers … Contemplated major is physical education.
WHY HE CHOSE TECH: “I decided on Virginia Tech because it’s close to my family, and they could to get to me [to see him play]. I was also interested in the school because it’s a great school. I visited JMU, but other than Virginia Tech, I wasn’t really interested in any other school.”