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Kelvin Taylor

RB

Height
5' 10"
CLASS
SO
Hometown
Belle Glade
Weight
210 lbs.
Experience
1L
School
Glades Day

2013: Selected to the Freshmen All-SEC team by the league’s coaches…Honorable mention All-Freshmen by College Football News…Played in 10 games and started four at running back…Finished second on the team with 508 yards on 111 carries (4.6 avg) with four touchdowns…Was the team’s leading rusher in five of the last six games during the 2013 season, totaling 410 yards over that span with all four of his scores coming in those games…105 of Taylor’s 111 carries came in the final seven games of the season…Started to get more carries beginning with the game at Missouri, leading the team with 13 carries for 74 yards (6.2 avg)…Scored his first-career touchdown on a 20-yard run in the third quarter that cut the Missouri lead to 23-17…Made his first career start against Georgia and led the Gators’ rushing attack with 20 carries for 76 yards…At South Carolina, Taylor rushed 21 times for a career-high 96 yards and scored two touchdowns.

 

PRIOR TO FLORIDA:

Ran for 2,423 yards and 41 touchdowns as a senior…Surpassed NFL Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith as the state of Florida's all-time leading rusher as a junior…In his high school career, totaled 12,121 yards and 191 touchdowns…Ended his junior campaign with 3,152 yards and 42 TDs…Was voted Player of the Year and received the Florida Dairy Farmers Class 2A Player of the Year Award…Named to the Florida Class 2A All-State First Team as a junior and senior…Under Armour All American…Was named the 2012 Lou Groza High School Player of the Year…Earned a spot on the 247Sports Class of 2013 All-America team…His father also won the award, making them the first father-son duo to do so…Invited to "The Opening", an all-star summer prospect camp held on the Nike Campus…Played on the varsity team as an 8th grader and had over 1,500 yards and scored 28 touchdowns…Son of former NFL and Florida running back Fred Taylor...His father played with the father of fellow signee, Marcell Harris, at the University of Florida…Coached by Pete Walker.

 

TAYLOR’S CAREER HIGHS

Rushes: 22 (Georgia Southern, 2013)

Rush Yards: 96 (South Carolina, 2013)

Long Rush: 33 (Georgia Southern, 2013)

Catches: 2 (2x, last Georgia Southern, 2013)

Receiving Yards: 21 (Vanderbilt, 2013)

Long Catch: 15 (South Carolina, 2013)

 

2013 (10 GP/4 GS*)

Rushing

Receiving

OPPONENT

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

Toledo - 8/31

5

43

8.6

0

27

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

at #24 Miami - 9/7

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

Tenn - 9/21

1

3

3.0

0

3

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

at Kty - 9/28

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

Ark - 10/5

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

at #10 LSU - 10/12

10

52

5.2

0

14

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

at #14 Mizzou - 10/19

12

74

6.2

1

20

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

*vs. UGA - 11/2

20

76

3.8

0

10

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

*Vandy - 11/9

14

47

3.4

1

10

 

2

21

10.5

0

11

*at #11 SC - 11/16

21

96

4.6

2

29

 

1

15

15.0

0

15

*GS - 11/23

22

92

4.2

0

33

 

2

1

0.5

0

2

#2 FSU - 11/30

6

25

4.2

0

13

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

2013 Totals

111

508

4.6

4

33

5

37

7.4

0

15

Rushing

Receiving

Career Totals

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

10 GP/4 GS

111

508

4.6

4

33

5

37

7.4

0

15

 

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