30 - Taylor Malone
Taylor Malone
Height: 6-0
Weight: 193
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Herndon, Va.
High School: Gonzaga
Position: OLB

2011: Three-year letterwinner ... will continue to vie for significant action at outside linebacker this fall.

2010: Started the first eight games of the season at outside linebacker before suffering a season-ending injury ... earned First Team CoSIDA Academic All-District honors ... finished the season ranked sixth on the team with 39 tackles, including 26 solo stops ... logged a team-best 6.0 tackles for a loss (-17) ... also had five pass breakups and one sack (-6) ... posted a career-high seven tackles, including two tackles for a loss and a half sack, in a 48-17 win over Sewanee (9/11) ... also had seven tackles, including two tackles for a loss, in a 55-29 win over Guilford (10/2).

2009: Saw action in eight games as a reserve linebacker and special teams ace ... recorded 10 tackles ... notched a season-high four tackles in a 28-21 win over Guilford (10/24).

2008: Played in all 10 games as a reserve defensive back and special teams player … posted eight tackles, all solo stops … had a season-best two tackles in a 28-16 win over Randolph-Macon (10/4).

High School: Earned three letters for the football team at Gonzaga College High School … earned honorable mention all-league honors as a linebacker during his senior season.

Personal: W&L and ODAC Scholar-Athlete … business administration major with a minor in environmental studies.