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Kellon Taylor
Kellon  Taylor

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Landover, Md.

High School:
DeMatha Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215

Position:
WR



03/24/2018

Dukes Play to 20-20 Tie in Blue/White Spring Game

Spencer DeMedal returns two interceptions for touchdowns, Davie Henderson scores twice for @DuqFB

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 SOPHOMORE (2017)
- Appeared in 10 games for the Dukes 
- Finished fourth on the team with 20 receptions for 276 yards 
- Tied for third on the team with three touchdown catches on the year 
- Had touchdowns against Dayton, Wagner and Robert Morris
- Hauled in career-best three receptions on three occasions 
- Caught at least one pass in every game played 

AS A SOPHOMORE - DUQUESNE BASKETBALL (2017-18)
- Played in 29 consecutive games after missing the first three games while finishing up football season.
- Was in uniform for the first time for the Nov. 19 Robert Morris game. The RMU game was day after Duquesne’s football season concluded at Bryant.
- Made his first career start and first appearance of the season - after just four practices - on Nov. 27 vs. Cornell.
- Saw his minutes per game increase from 4.8 as a freshman to 19.4 as a sophomore.
- Had eight rebounds and eight points in 18 minutes off the bench in his second game back, vs. Pitt.
- Followed the Pitt game with eight more rebounds and a career (and team) high seven assists in 26 minutes vs. Maryland Eastern Shore.
- Established a new career high with nine boards in 22 minutes vs. Lamar.
- Scored in double digits twice in conference play with 13 vs. Fordham and 11 in front of friends and family at George Washington.
- Corralled a ball off the backboard and laid it in with 4.8 seconds left to force a second overtime in the triple-overtime win over La Salle. Finished with eight points and six rebounds in 30 minutes.
- Posted his first double-digit game with 11 points (4-of-9) in 25 minutes at George Washington.
- Went 5-of-5 (with three dunks) in scoring a career-high 13 points in 20 minutes vs. Fordham on Feb. 10. Added seven rebounds vs. the Rams.

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
- Totalled 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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