No. 22 Devin Taylor

Published: Monday, June 25, 2012 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 11:22 p.m. counts down the Top 25 players in the Southeastern Conference.


South Carolina senior defensive end

Height: 6-foot-8

Weight: 267 pounds

Why he's No. 22: Athletic pass rusher with long wingspan that creates havoc from the defensive end spot. Taylor is strong at both stopping the run and getting to the quarterback.

College career: Taylor is tied for fifth in South Carolina history in career sacks (15.5) and tied for ninth in career tackles for loss (27).

Fun fact: Won the Class 4A state title in the triple jump in his senior year at Beaufort (S.C.) High school with a leap of 48 feet, 3 inches.

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