Taylor, the nephew of former Redskins Pierson Prioleau, was primarily a basketball player in high school, and while initially recruited to Appalachian State to play football, transferred to South Carolina State to play basketball again after two years. Unfortunately for the basketball team, and fortunately for the football team, Taylor couldn’t make the starting hoops’ roster. In 2018, he started 11 games at right tackle and was named third team All-MEAC.
- Enormous and athletic.
- Has a good anchor and upper body strength.
- Great length and re-direct ability.
- Stronger in the passing game.
- Good quickness out of his stance.
- Very raw, but has the potential to develop into a swing tackle.
- Doesn’t bend well.
- Needs to improve his instincts.
- Will have to add additional mass and strength.
Let’s See His Work
How He Would Fit
Taylor is a massive individual with a huge amount of potential upside for a team willing to be patient with him. He will need to put on additional strength as well as improve his technique in order to be an NFL starter, as he can pushed around at times.
The Redskins absolutely have to acquire some tackle depth in this draft, so although Taylor is no short term answer, as a late round pick he could develop into a Ty Nsekhe type swing tackle who could serve as a talented back-up for years to come.