#60 Draven Taylor
Position: Offensive Line
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 302
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
High School: Adamson HS
Experience: Redshirt

NEW MEXICO: Big body who needs to continue to develop in the weight room and learn the offense for a chance to contribute in the fall of 2014 ... benefited from a redshirt year and now needs to follow the examples set by the upperclassmen ... actively participates in a spring after-school exercise program with a local elementary school.

2013: Redshirted.

An All-District 11-4A selection in Texas at offensive guard and defensive tackle for the Leopards and coach Josh Ragsdale ... a member of the 2012 All-North Texas Team ... an honorable mention All-State 4A selection ... recognized as a second-team all-state selection by TheOldCoach.com ... TexasHSFootball.com 4A All-Region II first team on offense ... Adamson went 6-5 and advanced to the 4A Division I playoffs in 2012... the Leopards ran a Wing T attack and averaged 252 rushing yards per game ... 2011 All-District selection on offense ... 2010 All-District second-team offense ... started as a freshman and played every game during his four years ... is the first Adamson player to be a starter on two playoff teams since 1926 ... a volunteer for the Special Olympics and a guide in the Adamson Mentoring Program that helps freshmen transition into high school ... has a 3.35 grade-point average and is ranked in the top 15th percentile in his class.

PERSONAL: Born July 17, 1994 ... mother is Mary Taylor.