Trent Taylor
Trent  Taylor


Shreveport, La.

High School:
Evangel Christian Academy

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 178

Wide Receiver




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2015 First Team All-Conference USA
2015 First Team All-Louisiana
2015 Biletikoff Award Watch List

2015 Preseason All-Conference USA
2014 All-Conference USA Second Team

2015: In his breakout season with the Bulldogs, Taylor hauled in 99 receptions, the fifth most in Louisiana Tech history .... Taylor's 99 receptions totaled 1,282 yards, which is the sixth most in school history ... Taylor now has 191 career receptions which ranks seventh all-time among Louisiana Tech receivers ... With nine touchdown receptions on the season, Taylor is one of just seven Bulldogs to achieve the mark of 20 career touchdowns ... Taylor registered seven 100-yard receiving games, while also catching at least one touchdown in eight different games ... Caught three passes for 60 yards and a touchdown against Southern (9/5) ...  Caught nine passes for 119 yards including a touchdown reception against WKU (9/10) with one reception being an interception ripped out of the hands of a Hilltopper defender ... Hauled in 12 passes for 148 yards and a touchdown, while also returning one punt for 26 yards at Kansas State (9/19) ... Hauled in seven passes for 86 yards against FIU (9/26). On special teams Taylor grabbed an onside kick late in the fourt quarter and also returned a punt for 13 yards ... Caught five passes for 78 yards and a touchdown against ULL (10/3) ... Caught a career-high 13 passes for 143 yards against UTSA (10/10) ... Caught 10 passes for 130 yards and a touchdown against Mississippi State (10/17) ... Caught eight passes for 97 yards against Middle Tennessee (10/24) ... Hauled in five passes for 142 yards and two touchdowns, including a career high 63 yard reception against Rice (10/30) ... Caught three passes for 16 yards against North Texas (11/7) ... Caught three passes for 12 yards against UTEP (11/21) ... Caught 11 passes for 102 yards and a touchdown against Southern Miss (11/28) ... Snagged 10 receptions for a career-high 149 yards and a touchdown against Arkansas State (12/19) in the R + L Carrier's New Orleans Bowl.

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: Graduated 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.


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