ASU: Local product was a significant contributor at wide receiver for three years...competed in 46 of 49 possible games in four seasons at ASU, making 20 starts...totaled 112 receptions for 1,433 yards (12.8 avg.) and seven touchdowns over his career...was one of the state's top high school prospects...possessed outstanding hands and showed toughness in making catches over the middle...one of three Sun Devils to see action as true freshmen in 2007, joining Omar Bolden and Jonathan English.
2010: Played in 12 games this season, starting six...led the team in both receptions and receiving yards...caught a career-high 54 catches for a career-high 699 receiving yards and added three touchdowns, tying a career-high...recorded a season-high six catches in five games...made six catches for 72 yards and touchdown against Northern Arizona Sept. 11...caught six balls for 71 yards Sept. 18 vs. Wisconsin...collected six catches for a season-high 112 yards in a win over Arizona Dec. 2...had six catches for 64 yards Nov. 6 vs. USC...had four catches for 66 yards and a touchdown Sept. 25 vs. Oregon...garnered six catches for 68 yards in a win over UCLA Nov. 26...scored a touchdown Nov. 13 against Stanford...added a pair of solo tackles...selected to compete in the Eastham Energy All-Star Game in Tempe, Ariz.
2009: Started eight of the nine games he played in on the season...collected 23 catches for 276 yards...ranked third on the team in receiving yards and fourth in receptions...caught three balls for 47 yards Sept. 19 vs. Louisiana-Monroe...made a 29-yard catch Oct. 3 against Oregon State and finished the game with three catches for 46 yards...had four catches for 41 yards Oct. 17 vs. Washington...recorded 46 yards on four catches Nov. 7 against USC...made a 24-yard catch in the final game of the season Nov. 28 vs. Arizona.
2008: Played in all 12 games, starting six at wide receiver...finished third on the team with 27 receptions for 405 yards (15.0 avg.)...also had three receiving touchdowns on the season...had a reception in nine of the team's 12 games...surpassed his total receiving yards from his freshman season in just one game, as he caught four passes for 93 yards (23.3 avg.) in season-opening win over Northern Arizona on Aug. 30...had a season-high 52-yard reception for a touchdown against the Lumberjacks on ASU's first offensive possession of the season...finished with five catches for 92 yards (18.4 avg.) and a 45-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter of victory over Stanford on Sept. 6...had two catches for 19 yards against UNLV on Sept. 13...totaled 67 yards on four receptions (16.8 avg.) against No. 3 Georgia on Sept. 20...recorded a catch at California on Oct. 4 and against Oregon on Oct. 25...posted a season-high six receptions for 81 yards (13.5 avg.) at Oregon State on Nov. 1...caught three passes for 31 yards (10.3 avg.), including a 14-yard touchdown in the second quarter, in win over Washington State on Nov. 15...had a 13-yard reception in season finale at Arizona on Dec. 6.
2007: Played in 13 games as a reserve wide receiver...totaled eight receptions for 53 yards (6.6 avg.) and caught one touchdown as a true freshman...in his first college game against San Jose State on Sept. 1, he caught three passes for 21 yards and his first career touchdown, an 11-yard scoring pass from Rudy Carpenter in the third quarter of ASU's victory...had a reception in six of the team's 13 games...also had a tackle on kickoff coverage against Oregon State on Sept. 22.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Hamilton High School in Chandler, Ariz....widely regarded as the top skill-position prospect in the state of Arizona and one of the state's best overall athletes...comes from perhaps the top prep program in Arizona which has produced several prominent Sun Devils in recent years...became the second Hamilton Husky, joining teammate Colin Parker, to commit to ASU last summer...has an impressive football pedigree, he is son of former 10-year NFL veteran Keith Taylor and the nephew of former San Francisco 49er John Taylor...earned six points on the Long Beach Press-Telegram's "Best in the West" poll...one of only four players mentioned in that poll from the state of Arizona...participated in the 2006 U.S. Army Combine...listed as a preseason All-American by SuperPrep and the No. 4 prospect in the state of Arizona...rated as the No. 54 player overall in the west and the region's No. 4 wide receiver by Scout.com...also ranked as a four-star prospect and the top wide receiver in the state of Arizona by Scout.com...listed as the No. 22 wide receiver prospect in the nation and the best at his position in the state of Arizona by SuperPrep...ranked as the No. 39 wide receiver in the nation, the No. 5 player in the state of Arizona and the state's top wide receiver by Rivals.com...regarded as the No. 44 wide receiver in the country by Scout.com...caught 40 passes for 760 yards (19.0 ypc.) and 11 touchdowns as a senior at Hamilton...helped lead the Huskies to the 5A state championship in 2006...as a junior, he earned All-Area and All-State honors after catching 40 passes for 800 yards and 11 touchdowns...coached by Steve Belles as a senior at Hamilton High School.
PERSONAL: Majoring in BIS with a focus in Sociology and Communication.
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