Full name: Andre Omar Taylor ... Continues to make progress
both on and off the field to improve his all-around defensive play ... An important
year for Andre as he strives to put himself into position to replace the four
seniors playing in front of him at the tackle positions ... Listed third behind
co-starters Rashad Moore and Demetrin Veal at left tackle following spring practice
... Along with Guillaume Dumont, one of two players on the UT roster who call
Canada home ... Coach Brooks' evaluation: "Andre's a guy we'd like to
see come on. He needs to have a good offseason and be ready to help us in the
fall." ... Born: April 11, 1981.
2000 - Redshirted ...
HIGH SCHOOL - Made Canada's prep All-Star listing, along with All-City and All-Region honors in 1999 ... A two-year starter at offensive and defensive tackle ... Helped lead Central Tech to two consecutive city titles and a berth in the state finals with records of 9-1 and 8-2 ... As a senior, he recorded 95 tackles and six sacks ... Born in Jamaica, and moved to Canada when he was 9-years-old ... Coach at Central Technical High School: Chuck Wakefield.