No. 8 Devin Taylor

Devin Taylor had eight pass breakups for the Gamecocks last season. (The Associated Press)

Published: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, July 11, 2011 at 11:45 p.m.

No. 8 Devin Taylor

South Carolina defensive end

Why he's No. 12: At 6-foot-7, 248 pounds, Taylor is a disruptive pass rusher with a huge wingspan. Taylor had 7.5 sacks for the Gamecocks last season and 12 tackles for loss.

Key number: 8, number of pass breakups Taylor had for the Gamecocks last season.

Fun fact: Taylor won the South Carolina Class 4A state triple-jump title as a high school senior with a leap of 48 feet, 3 inches.

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