Started nine games and played in all 13 contests … recorded 61 total tackles, 35 solo stops, 4.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, four quarterback hurries and three pass breakups … logged a season-high 10 tackles, including a half-TFL, against Army … matched his season high with 10 stops to go with a PBU in the 49-34 road triumph over Temple … had five tackles in the 20-13 home win versus Texas State … also had five stops, including a sack, and broke up a pass in the 49-21 victory over South Florida … posted five tackles, including a half-TFL, in the 35-17 victory over Marshall in the Frisco Bowl, the program’s first-ever bowl win … had five stops and a PBU in the 37-29 win at North Texas.

Appeared in 11 contests in his debut season with the Roadrunners … posted 22 total tackles, 13 solo stops, one tackle for loss and a pass breakup … logged a season-high five tackles in the 52-24 victory over Texas Southern … had four solo stops with one behind the line of scrimmage in the Cure Bowl versus No. 23 Troy … made three stops, including two unassisted, at No. 20 Texas … had two solo tackles in the 30-10 win at FIU … also registered a pair of stops in wins against Army, WKU and UAB … Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll member. 

Prior to UTSA
Honorable mention all-conference performer at linebacker for head coach Drew Dallas at Hutchinson Community College … registered 60 total tackles, including 31 solo stops, six tackles for loss and 5.5 sacks in 2021 … also broke up five passes … turned in a season-best 13 tackles, including a sack, in the 24-16 win over Garden City CC … made a pair of sacks as part of a five-tackle output in a 42-0 shutout of Independence CC … recorded nine tackles in a 49-19 victory against Garden City … started his college career at Tennessee but did not see any action during the 2020 season … four-star prep prospect according to 247Sports and Rivals out of Whitehaven High School in Memphis, Tenn. … No. 9-rated inside linebacker prospect in the nation by Rivals and No. 17 by 247Sports … key part of a Whitehaven defense that allowed just 5.4 points per game and produced seven shutouts in 2019 … posted 82 tackles, 42 solo stops, 17 tackles for loss and two interceptions as a senior … named first-team all-region and Region Co-Defensive Player of the Year … helped lead Whitehaven to the state semifinals as a senior in 2019 and to an appearance in the Class 6A state title game as a junior … registered 120 tackles, four forced fumbles and two interceptions in 2018 … tabbed Region 8-6A Defensive Player of the Year … 2018 Class 6A All-State selection … 2018 Memphis Commercial Appeal Defensive First Team All-Metro … selected for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game.

Born on July 23, 2002 … son of Melvin Taylor … earned his bachelor’s degree in multidisciplinary studies in 2024.