2014 (So.): Played in all 12 games and started nine contests to earn second letter . . . career high 13 tackles vs. Northern Illinois . . . seven tackles at Toledo, at Army and vs. Eastern Michigan . . . first career tackle for loss vs. Indiana State . . . first career fumble recovery at Iowa and added a second one vs. Eastern Michigan . . . ranked fourth for the Cardinals in tackles and tied for third in sacks . . . tied for team-high honors with two fumble recoveries.
2013 (Fr.): Saw first collegiate action in the season opener vs. Illinois State . . . played in 11 games to earn first letter . . . five tackles vs. Army and vs. Miami University . . . first career forced fumble vs. Illinois State . . . season high six tackles at North Texas . . . four tackles vs. Toledo and at Virginia . . . first career pass breakup vs. Central Michigan.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters in football for Coach Todd Wofford at Central Gwinnett . . . all-state as a junior and senior . . . All-Gwinnett County as a junior and senior . . . team captain as a senior . . . managed 55 tackles, one interception and one forced fumble as a senior . . . tallied 125 career tackles.
PERSONAL: Son of Joseph and Patricia Taylor . . . father played football for Washington State . . . born Dec. 25, 1993, in Lawrenceville, Ga. . . . full name is Aaron Joseph Taylor.
|SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Tackles: 13, Northern Illinois, 11/5/2014 (4-9)
Sacks: 1.0, Akron, 10/25/2014 (1-0); Northern Illinois, 11/5/2014 (1-0)
Tackles for loss: 1.0, 5 times
Fumbles forced: 1 [t-4th], Illinois State, 8/29/2013
Fumbles recovered: 1 [t-4th], Eastern Michigan, 11/22/2014 ; at Iowa, 9/6/14 ; at Iowa, Sep 06, 2014
Pass breakups: 1, Central Michigan, 11/06/2013