Taywan Taylor   #13 WR

Height: 5-11   Weight: 203   Age: 22

Born: 3/2/1995 Louisville , KY

College: Western Kentucky

Experience: Rookie

High School: Pleasure Ridge Park HS [Louisville, KY]

REC

13

YDS

208

AVG

16.0

TDS

1

Draft 2017

Pick No.72

Selected By: Tennessee Titans

Round: 3

Pick (Overall): 8 (72)

Pick Analysis: Anyone unaware of Taylor's talent coming into the 2016 college football season found his skills quickly in the Hilltoppers' game against Alabama. He caught nine passes for 121 yards against the Tide's talented secondary, putting great film together for NFL scouts to review during the evaluation process. Taylor had a great senior year overall, receiving first-team All-Conference USA notice after catching 98 passes (tied for fifth in the FBS) for 1,730 yards (third) and 17 scores (tied for third). He had similar statistics in 2015, also earning a first-team all-conference nod with 86 receptions for 1,467 yards (third in FBS) and 17 touchdowns (second). The Louisville native with 2XL-sized receiving gloves was a seven-game starter in each of his first two seasons (24-270 in 2013; 45-767, seven TD in 2015) before becoming one of the nation's top targets.

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  1. Jurrell Casey announces Titans' selection of Taywan Taylor No. 72 in the 2017 NFL Draft

    Published: April 28, 2017 at 10:10 p.m.

    NFL Legend Jurrell Casey announces the Tennessee Titans' selection of Western Kentucky wide receiver Taywan Taylor in Round 3 with the No. 72 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

  2. Taywan Taylor 2017 Combine Workout

    Published: April 3, 2017 at 02:09 p.m.

    Western Kentucky wide receiver Taywan Taylor goes through drills at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine.

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