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Lions draft another defensive end

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions selected Devin Taylor on Saturday in the fourth round of the NFL Draft. The Lions took the South Carolina defensive end with the 132nd overall pick, their first of the final day of the draft. He had three sacks during his senior season with the Gamecocks. Taylor, 6-7, 266 is the second end Detroit has taken in this draft. The Lions, who...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets By The Numbers (Draft Edition): Devin Taylor

If you haven’t already done so, please read Zach’s piece 2013 NFL Draft: Defensive End. This piece is simply a statistical background on Devin Taylor, to piggyback off what Zach has already written. Devin Taylor, listed at 6’7” 266lbs, played 4 full seasons of SEC football at the University of South Carolina. During his tenure with the Gamecocks, Taylor had 156 tackles...
Via One Jet At A Time
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football Trumps Kentucky Football: Five Things Learned

No. 6 South Carolina scored 31 straight points in route to a 38-17 victory against Kentucky. It was not the best showing for the Gamecocks but it counts as a 'W' in the win column. Getting past this game was also a important step in getting ESPN GameDay to come to Columbia to set up for a epic battle against Georgia. So what did we learn from this win, well....1. Clowney...
Via Leftover Hot Dog
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Rabbit Season: No. 6 Gamecocks on big-time rush

It's rabbit season at No. 6 South Carolina. The Gamecocks (4-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) have used their ''rabbit defense'' that employs four defensive ends to cause havoc for opponents. It's not every play, but with ultra-quick ends like Jadeveon Clowney and Devin Taylor, it doesn't have to be. And these rabbits aren't fuzzy, cute or cuddly...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Gamecocks Football: Devin Taylor Stays in School

Junior defensive end Devin Taylor has elected to return to the University of South Carolina for his senior season, he announced today.This was the right choice for Taylor as he could use one more year to grow and position him better for potential NFL success (i.e draft status).  Also you get to stay in college for one more year...that means one more year of Five Points, the Vista...
Via Leftover Hot Dog
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss

USC vs. Arkansas: Play of the Game

The South Carolina Gamecocks loss to Arkansas but there was one great play to remember from the game. It was Devin Taylor's interception and no matter our thoughts or impressions from the game Taylor's TD was simply amazing, check this out:
Via Leftover Hot Dog
November 06, 2011  |  Discuss

South Carolina vs. Arkansas: Quick Postgame Impressions

The South Carolina Gamecocks lost to the Arkansas Razorbacks by the score of 44-28.  The loss was one that was tough to watch for so many reasons.  Must regroup going forward as there is plenty of football to be played as goals for the team are still reachable.Here are some quick impressions: ---Devin Taylor's "pick 6" INT was the play of the year.  Loved it....
Via Leftover Hot Dog
November 05, 2011  |  Discuss

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