Vaughn Taylor Jr.
2017 (Fr.): Saw action in four games … Played on special teams and on the defensive line … Did not record any statistics.
High School: Attended Friendship Collegiate Academy, earning four letters under head coach Mike Hunter … Picked up All-Met First Team Defense honors from the Washington Post in 2016 after collecting 57 total tackles … Also produced 23 sacks and two interceptions, while recording two touchdowns during his senior season … Helped lead the Knights to the DCSAA title in 2016 … Named FCA Defensive MVP during the title game … As a junior he collected 45 total stops, including eight sacks.
Personal: Son of Lavonda Jones and the late Vaughn Taylor Sr. … Chose Kansas after considering Navy, Army and Air Force … Majoring in pre-sport management.