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Jordan Taylor
WR #87
Height:
6-5
Weight:
210
Age:
25
College:
Rice
Hometown:
Denison, Texas
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2016):

REC
16
YDS
209
AVG
13.1
TDS
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 16 209 13.1 35 2 0 0 -- 0 0 1 1
2016 DEN 16 0 16 209 13.1 35 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1

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Bio

TAYLOR AT A GLANCE:

• A second-year wide receiver who appeared in 16 games for Denver in 2016 after spending the entire 2015 season competing on the club’s practice squad.

• Caught 16 passes for 209 yards (13.1 avg.) with two touchdowns for the Broncos in 2016.

• Started 37-of-42 games at wide receiver for Rice University and amassed 175 receptions for 2,585 yards (14.8 avg.) with 20 touchdowns after converting from quarterback to wide receiver during his redshirt freshman season.

• Entered the NFL with Denver as a college free agent on May 2, 2015.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a college free agent 5/2/15; Waived by Denver 9/5/15; Signed by Denver (practice squad) 9/7/15.

TAYLOR AT A GLANCE:

• A second-year wide receiver who appeared in 16 games for Denver in 2016 after spending the entire 2015 season competing on the club’s practice squad.

• Caught 16 passes for 209 yards (13.1 avg.) with two touchdowns for the Broncos in 2016.

• Started 37-of-42 games at wide receiver for Rice University and amassed 175 receptions for 2,585 yards (14.8 avg.) with 20 touchdowns after converting from quarterback to wide receiver during his redshirt freshman season.

• Entered the NFL with Denver as a college free agent on May 2, 2015.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a college free agent 5/2/15; Waived by Denver 9/5/15; Signed by Denver (practice squad) 9/7/15.

2016: Taylor played all 16 games and caught 16 passes for 209 yards (13.1 avg.) with two touchdowns in addition to making two special-teams tackles and recovering a special-teams fumble... Made his NFL debut vs. Car. (9/8)... Caught his first career pass (20 yds.) vs. Ind. (9/18)... Scored his first career receiving touchdown (14 yds.) and finished with two catches for 32 yards (16.0 avg.) at N.O. (11/13)... Caught a 6-yard touchdown vs. K.C. (11/27)... Matched his career-high three with catches for a personal-best 41 yards (13.7 avg.) vs. Oak. (1/1).

2015: Taylor, who entered the NFL with Denver as a college free agent, spent his entire rookie season on the club’s practice squad.

COLLEGE: Taylor started 37-of-42 games at wide receiver for Rice University and amassed 175 receptions for 2,585 yards (14.8 avg.) with 20 touchdowns after converting from quarterback to wide receiver during his redshirt freshman season... Recorded 100-yard games on eight occasions... Named a second-team All Conference-USA selection in 2013 and 2014... Finished 2014 with 54 catches for 842 yards (14.8 avg.) with seven touchdowns despite missing three games with an injury... Recorded 48 catches for 780 yards (16.3 avg.) with six scores in his last eight games of the 2014 season.

PERSONAL: Taylor threw for 3,766 yards and 40 touchdowns in addition to rushing for 2,500 yards and 39 touchdowns in his career... Earned all-district and honorable mention all-state honors as a wide receiver as a sophomore before moving to quarterback as a junior... Caught 29 passes for 546 yards (18.8) and 11 touchdowns as a sophomore... Played baseball and earned all-district honors as an outfielder as a junior as a senior... His brother, Ryan, was an offensive lineman at UCLA and is now the offensive line coach at Tyler (Texas) Junior College... Jordan Taylor was born on Feb. 18, 1992, in Sherman, Texas.

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