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  Taylor Price

Taylor Price

Player Profile


Hilliard, Ohio

High School:
Hilliard Darby

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 212



Bobcats Set for Home Opener Saturday Night

Ohio in search of its fourth straight home opening win

*Selected as second-team Preseason All-MAC at wide receiver by Phil Steele*

2009: Ohio's all-time leader in career catches (149), single-game catches (14 at Wyoming in 2008) and tied the school record for TD catches in a game (3 vs. Akron in 2008)...Second all-time in school history in career touchdown catches (14) and career receiving yards (2,019)...Named Second-Team All-MAC at wide receiver...Member of the preseason Biletnikoff Award watch list...Became Ohio's all-time leader in receptions with his 145th against Central Michigan in the 2009 Mid-American Conference Championship Game on Dec. 4...His team-leading 56 catches is the fourth-best single-season total in school history, trailing his 51-catch performance in 2008, which ranks sixth overall...Had 784 receiving yards on the season, which is also fifth-best in school history, while his 2,019 yards are second all-time...Averaged 2.87 catches per game over his career, the sixth-highest mark in Ohio history...Against Central Michigan in the MAC Championship Game, Price threw his second career touchdown, connecting with teammate Terrence McCrae on a 29-yard strike...Averaged 14.0 yards per catch and 56.0 yards per game for Ohio with five touchdowns, a mark that is ninth in Ohio's single-season records...Had 14 career touchdown grabs, which is second in school history behind Todd Snyder's 15 (1967-69).

2008: Played in 12 games, starting 11...Posted a career-high 14 catches (school record) for 139 yards at Wyoming...Led Ohio with 51 receptions (fourth-highest in school history), 694 receiving yards (sixth) and five touchdown catches (tied for seventh)...Tied a school record with three touchdown receptions in the win over Akron...Nine career touchdown receptions are tied for eighth in school history.

2007: Played in 12 games ... Rushed the ball six times for 23 yards ... Received a pass 33 times for 464 yards and four touchdowns ... Returned seven kicks for 134 yards ... Completed both of his attempted passes for a total of 50 yards and a touchdown ... Recorded a career-high in receptions with six against Kent State (Sept. 29) ... Recorded a career high in rushing yards with 83 (Oct. 13) ... Against Toledo (Oct. 20), he recorded his longest pass reception for 54 yards...Set career-highs in kick returns with two and kick return yards with 32 against Louisiana-Lafayette (Sept. 8) ... Recorded his career longest kick return of 25 yards against Gardner Webb.

2006: Played in all 14 games, including one start ... Caught nine passes for 77 yards ... Returned five punts for 26 yards, all in the season-opener versus UT Martin ... Had one kick return for 23 yards against Kent State ... Made his first career reception at Northern Illinois ... Had a season-long 27-yard reception at Missouri ... Caught a season-high two passes for 18 yards in the MAC Championship Game.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter at Hilliard Darby...Named honorable mention all-district as a senior...Was second-team all-conference as a junior...Made 30 catches for 400 yards...Had 52 tackles and two interceptions as a junior...Also blocked five kicks that season...Lettered once in baseball...Teammate of current Bobcat teammate Adam Olsheski.

Personal: Majoring in Health Services Administration...Son of Kim Price.