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Kellon Taylor
Kellon  Taylor

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Landover, Md.

High School:
DeMatha Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215

Position:
WR



09/18/2017

Stuart Named NEC Offensive Player of the Week

Graduate transfer garners first NEC Player of the Week award

09/16/2017

@DuqFB Picks Up 28-23 Road Victory at Dayton

Dukes hang on for first triumph at Dayton since 2011

Talented two-sport athlete competes in both football and basketball for the Dukes.

As a Freshman (2016)

  • Saw action in eight of 11 games at wide receiver for DU’s Northeast Conference co-champion Football Championship Subdivision football team
  • Finished the season with four catches for 37 yards and one touchdown
  • Made his first reception, for 11 yards, in week two vs. Bucknell. Added catches for 10 yards against Dayton and at Jacksonville'
  • Caught his first touchdown pass - a 6-yarder - with 10 seconds left in the first half to tie the score at 17-17 against cross-town rival Robert Morris. Had a second TD catch against the Colonials called back due to offensive pass interference in a game the Dukes went on to win, 31-24

As a Freshman - Duquesne Basketball (2016-17)

  • Saw action in 12 games off the bench after joining the team following football season in late November
  • Went through his first practice on Nov. 22 (football ended on Nov. 19)
  • Made his debut with a one-minute stint vs. Jackson State on Dec. 19
  • Played in 10 Atlantic 10 games
  • Totaled four points in three minutes vs. VCU
  • Scored eight points and added two rebounds in a season-high 13 minutes vs. Rhode Island

Personal

  • Caught 31 passes for 540 yards and four TDs 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
  • 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 and No. 1 overall NBA draft pick Markelle Fultz (U. of Washington/Philadelphia 76ers) at DeMatha
  • Full name is Kellon Marcus Allen Taylor. Multiplatform journalism major. Date of birth: 1/16/98

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