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Brandon Taylor
Brandon Taylor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Aventura, Fla.

High School:
Dr. Krop

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 295

Position:
Defensive Tackle



04/10/2013

Teams Set After Spring Draft

Team Black will take on Team Gold on Saturday in the Spring Game at Ross-Ade Stadium.

09/10/2012

Football Game Notes - vs. Eastern Michigan

Boilermakers set to host Eastern Michigan on Saturday.

09/03/2012

Football Game Notes - at Notre Dame

Purdue and Notre Dame will play for 84th time this Saturday.

08/27/2012

Football Game Notes - vs. Eastern Kentucky

Boilermakers are set to open their 125th year of football on Sept. 1.

11/21/2011

Football Game Notes - At Indiana

Purdue closes out its 2011 regular season against rival Indiana with the Old Oaken Bucket and a shot at bowl eligibility on the line.

2011: Appeared in all 13 games, making seven starts ... had 19 tackles for the season, including 2.5 for loss with one sack, and fumble recovery for a touchdown against Iowa on Nov. 19 ... recorded two tackles against Middle Tennessee on Sept. 3 ... had two TFLs with a sack against Southeast Missouri on Sept. 17 ... recorded a career-high four tackles at Penn State on Oct. 15 ... finished with two tackles against Illinois on Oct. 22 ... had three tackles in overtime win against Ohio State on Nov. 12.

2010: Appeared in 10 games, making two starts ... finished with four total tackles, including 1.5 for loss with a sack ... started at Notre Dame on Sept. 4 and against Western Illinois on Sept. 11 ... recorded first collegiate sack against No. 7 Wisconsin on Nov. 6 ... had an assisted sack against Indiana on Nov. 27.

2009: Did not play.

High School: Three-star prospect rated No. 35 nationally among defensive tackles by Scout.com ... finished his senior season with 118 total tackles, 14 sacks, five forced fumbles and two fumbles recovered ... named All-Dade County his senior year ... honorable mention all-county as a junior after amassing 78 tackles, 12 1/2 sacks and five forced fumbles ... began playing football as a junior in high school ... selected to play in Nike South Florida All-Star Game with fellow Boilermakers Gary Bush and Kevin Pamphile ... two-time National Honor Roll Society member ... coach was David Hudson.

Personal:

Given name is Brandon Lawrence Taylor ... born June 21, 1991 ... movement and sports science major ... nickname is "BLT" ... father, Lawrence, played 13 seasons in the National Football League with the New York Giants and is enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.