Media selects Bulldogs to return to C-USA Championship Game
Award given to nation's best receiver
Butler, Dixon, Taylor and Woods honored by C-USA
Louisiana Tech totaled a league-best 15 selections on the preseason list
LA Tech second in C-USA with 12 overall selections
Photos from LA Tech vs. Rice on Nov. 29, 2014
Photos from the LA Tech game at ODU.
Photos from 2014 LA Tech at UAB game
Photos from the 2014 Louisiana Tech vs. Western Kentucky game
Louisiana Tech at Southern Miss in Rivalry in Dixie game
2014: A second team All-Conference USA selection that also received honorable mention All-Louisiana honors as he led the team with 834 receiving yards and nine touchdown catches on 64 receptions while also returning 22 punts for 168 yards ... Caught four passes for 68 yards and one touchdown at No. 4/3 Oklahoma (8/30) ... Caught three passes for 48 yards at Louisiana-Lafayette (9/6) ... Registered 54 receiving yards on five catches - including a 12-yard touchdown reception - at North Texas (9/11) ... Recorded 37 yards receiving on two catches against Northwestern State (9/20) ... Set a new career-high with eight receptions and 80 receiving yards at No. 5/5 Auburn (9/27) while also making a solo tackle ... Caught one pass for 14 yards against UTEP (10/4) ... Registered 56 receiving yards on four catches against UTSA (10/18) ... Returned a punt 22 yards and caught five passes for 68 yards at Southern Miss (10/25) ... Caught three touchdown passes in a 113 receiving yard day on nine receptions in a 59-10 win over Western Kentucky (11/1) ... Led the team with 58 yards receiving and a touchdown on eight catches and returned two punts for 13 yards at UAB (11/8) ... Led the team with 92 yards receiving on five catches with a touchdown reception at Old Dominion (11/22) ... Caught seven passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns, while also returning one punt for 22 yards against Rice (11/29) ... Caught one pass for six yards and returned one punt for 11 yards at Marshall in the C-USA Championship Game (12/6) ... Caught two passes for 20 yards against Illinois (12/26) in the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl.
2013: Played in all 12 games recording 260 receiving yards on 28 catches with two touchdowns and returned six punts for 53 yards ... Made his first collegiate appearance at NC State (8/31) ... Caught two passes for 16 yards against Tulane (9/12) including his first career touchdown reception ... Caught two passes for 54 yards including a 36 yard reception at Kansas (9/21) ... Caught three passes for 34 yards against Army (9/28) in a game played at the Cotton Bowl ... Caught two passes for 29 yards at UTEP (10/5) ... Notched 25 yards receiving on four catches against North Texas (10/19) ... Caught four passes for 19 yards at FIU (10/26) and returned one punt for one yard ... Recorded 51 yards receiving on six catches with a touchdown against Southern Miss (11/9) ... Caught three passes for 20 yards at Rice (11/16) ... Caught two passes for 12 yards and returned two punts for 24 yards with a long return of 24 yards against Tulsa (11/23) ... Returned a punt for 24 yards at UTSA (11/30).
High School: Expected to graduate from Evangel Christian Academy in 2013 ... Lettered in football and basketball ... Received all-state, all-district and all-city honors in football while being named the state championship game's Most Valuable Player ... Recorded 107 catches for 1,650 yads and 20 touchdowns his senior year with 65 catches for 1,075 yards and 18 touchdowns his junior year ... Won a pair of 2-A football state championships ... Coached by Phillip Deas.
Personal: Trent Nelson Taylor ... Son of Greg and Mickey Taylor ... Born on April 30, 1994 in Cookeville, Tenn. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Houston, Kentucky and SMU.