Kellon Taylor
Kellon  Taylor


Landover, Md.

High School:
DeMatha Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215



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

- 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 

- 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.

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

- 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

- 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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