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2007 Football Roster


Rod Taylor

Class: r-So.
Position: WR
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200 pounds
Previous School: Rockdale
Hometown: Atlanta, GA

2007: Registered three receptions for 21 yards in the Blue-White game ... Had 18 snaps on special teams at FAU and collected one tackle ... Collected one stop in 19 special team's plays against Louisville ... Earned 28 snaps against LSU with 11 coming on offense and had nine special teams plays against WKU ... Added two tackles on special teams against FIU and one against Memphis ... Missed the final five games due to disciplinary reasons.

2006: Played in all 13 games with most of his snaps coming on special teams ... Had seven total tackles on special teams and added two receptions for 21 yards as a receiver ... Came off a solid spring where he jumped to number two on the depth chart at the "X" receiver position ... Hauled in four receptions for 64 yards in the Blue-White Spring Game ... Played nine snaps on special team's in win over FIU and was in on seven at Maryland ... Registered his first two collegiate receptions in win over Tennessee Tech and played a total of 25 snaps (19 on special teams) ... Had four plays at Oklahoma ... Also saw action against North Texas and Louisville ... Had one tackle in 19 special teams plays at Louisiana-Monroe ... Collected one tackle against Louisiana-Lafayette, Arkansas State, South Carolina, and Troy.

2005: Did not see action in any games.

2004: Was a walk-on to the Blue Raider program and took a redshirt year.

High School: Lettered four years in football and track at Rockdale High School ... Named to the Super 11 list by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution his senior year ... Rushed for 300 yards as a senior to go along with 300 yards passing and 245 yards receiving.

Personal: Parents: Alvin and Jader Slate ... Born: 9/18/85 ... Major: University Studies.

Tackles UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT
2006 5 2 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
2007 5 0 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
Total 10 2 12 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
Receiving Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD
2006 2 21 10.5 19 0


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