Talented two-sport athlete will compete in both football and basketball for the Dukes.
DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Md. (head coach Mike Jones) ... averaged 8.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 3.9 steals per game for a 32-5 DeMatha team that finished the season ranked No. 13 nationally (and No. 4 in the Northeast) in USA Today's final expert poll ... helped DeMatha to a Maryland Private School state title ... scored 12 points in a win over John Carroll to clinch the Alhambra Catholic Invitational Tournament championship played on the campus of Frostburg State University ... hit a floater in the lane to send the Stags' game against then-No. 14 Chaminade College Prep - and fellow Duquesne freshman newcomer Mike Lewis - into overtime in the Spalding Hoophall Classic ... the shot capped a rally from 10 points down with just over three minutes left... DeMatha went on to win the game - which was played in front of a national ESPNU television audience in Springfield, Mass. - 72-69 in the extra session ... scored a season-high 16 points, including four 3-pointers, in a win over Bishop O'Connell ... was named honorable mention All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) as a junior and senior ... caught 31 passes for 540 yards and four touchdowns as a senior wide receiver in helping DeMatha to its third-straight WCAC football championship ... was named honorable mention Private School All-State (Maryland) in football as a senior.
Played AAU ball for the DC Blue Devils ... received basketball offers from Manhattan and Wright State in addition to interest from George Washington, St. Bonaventure and Old Dominion ... was also recruited for football-only by Boston College and Virginia Tech ... played basketball alongside McDonald's All-American Markelle Fultz (Washington) at DeMatha ... full name is Kellon Marcus Allen Taylor ... multiplatform journalism major ... date of birth: 1/16/98.