73 Brady Taylor

Brady Taylor Ohio State
usaUnited States
Columbus, OH
High School
Bishop Ready
Past Teams
Ohio State
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Jersey #: 73 (2017-18), 79 (2016), 73 (2014-15)

Major: Hospitality Management (2016-18), Nutrition and Exercise Science (2015)

Weight: 302 (2018), 300 (2015-17), 293 (2014)

2018 Media Guide: Brady Taylor is one of only eight fifth-year seniors on the team … after playing behind back-to-back Rimington Award winners as the nation’s best center (Pat Elflein and Billy Price,
respectively), Taylor is seeking to be the Buckeyes’ starting center in 2018 … he has played in a total of 29 games for the Buckeyes, including 13 of 14 last season for the Big Ten champions … he had a career-high 55 snaps at center in the win over UNLV … recorded 41 snaps at center vs. Illinois for his Big Ten games best … Taylor has earned two Varsity O letters … he has been named an OSU Scholar-Athlete.

2017 Media Guide: Brady Taylor maintains junior eligibility status for the 2017 season and he is a senior academically … he is a veteran of 16 games played and he has earned one Varsity O letter … he is an OSU Scholar-Athlete.

2016: Taylor played in 12 of 13 games for the Buckeyes, including 29 snaps on offense vs. Rutgers and 28 vs. Bowling Green when the offensive set a school single game record with 776 offensive yards.

2016 Media Guide: Brady Taylor is a third-year sophomore with the football program … he got into four games last season, playing a total of 26 offensive snaps in games against Hawai’i, Western Michigan, Penn State and Rutgers.

2015 Media Guide: Brady Taylor is a second-year freshman with the football program … he red-shirted the 2014 season as a true freshman … earned OSU Scholar-Athlete status in 2014-15.

High School: Brady Taylor was a first-team Division VI Associated Press all-state selection as a senior at Bishop Ready … he helped Ready enjoy one of its finest seasons in school history in 2013, winning 12 of 14 games, including a three-win run through the state playoffs before dropping a 10-7 decision in the semifinals to eventual state champ Kirtland … Ready, under the direction of Joel Cutler (now at Upper Arlington), also made the state playoffs in 2012, finishing the season with a 7-3 mark … Taylor was rated as a Top 50 offensive tackle prospect nationally by both Rivals (No. 42) and 247Sports (No. 45) … named to the U.S. Under-19 national football team and played in the International Bowl (vs. Canada) in Arlington, Texas.

Personal: Has wanted to be a Buckeye since he was in eighth grade, and in January 2014 his offer from the Ohio State coaches made this dream a reality … is the fifth offensive lineman and one of the final additions to the 2014 Ohio State recruiting class … he is the son of Susan and John Taylor.



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