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Taylor Price

Taylor Price
Taylor Price during a practice with the Patriots in July 2010.
No. --     Free Agent
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-10-08) October 8, 1987
Place of birth: Hilliard, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school: Hilliard (OH) Darby
College: Ohio
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 3 / Pick: 90
Debuted in 2010 for the New England Patriots
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Receptions 5
Receiving yards 80
Receiving touchdowns 0
Stats at NFL.com

Taylor Price (born October 8, 1987) is an American football wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio University.

He has also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Early years

Price was born in Hilliard, Ohio, and attended Hilliard Darby High School. As a junior he was a second-team all-conference selection and as a senior he was an honorable mention all-district selection. He played in all three phases of the game, and blocked five kicks on special teams as a junior. He also lettered in baseball.[1]

College career

Price attended Ohio University and played in 14 games as a true freshman in 2006, finishing the year with nine receptions for 77 yards. As a sophomore, Price started at wide receiver and recorded 33 receptions for 464 yards and four touchdowns. He also had six rushes for 23 yards and two passes for 50 yards and a touchdown. In 2008 as a junior, Price started 11 of 12 games made 51 catches for 694 yards and five touchdowns. He also rushed five times for 19 yards and had two kickoff returns for 22 yards. In his senior season in 2009, Price started all 14 games and set a career high with 56 receptions for 784 yards, and also carried the ball 11 times for 103 yards. His 149 career receptions set an Ohio record, while his 2,019 receiving yards ranked second in school history. Price also had a 14-catch performance against Wyoming, a school record.

Statistics

Season Team Receiving Rushing
GP Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Att Yds Avg Lng TD
~2006 Ohio University 14 9 77 8.6 27 0 2 -20 –10.0 0 0
2007 Ohio University 12 33 464 14.1 54 4 6 23 3.8 17 0
2008 Ohio University 12 51 694 13.6 51 5 5 19 3.8 20 0
~2009 Ohio University 14 56 784 14.0 50 5 11 103 9.4 25 0
Total 52 149 2,019 13.6 54 14 24 125 5.2 25 0

~includes bowl games

Professional career

Pre-draft

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 0⅓ in 204 lb 31¼ in 9½ in 4.40 s 1.50 s 2.52 s 4.34 s 6.82 s 37 in 9 ft 6 in 16 reps
All values from NFL Scouting Combine.[2]

New England Patriots

Price was drafted by the New England Patriots in the third round (90th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. On May 25, 2010, he signed a four-year deal with the Patriots. Price was inactive for the first 15 games of his rookie regular season before making his NFL debut in the Week 17 finale against the Miami Dolphins. He caught three passes for 41 yards in the game. Price was waived by the Patriots on December 3, 2011, after playing in only three games in 2011.

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars claimed Price off waivers on December 5, 2011.[3] The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had also put in a claim for Price, but he went to the Jaguars because they were higher on the waiver order.[4]

Price was waived/injured on August 12, 2012, and subsequently reverted to injured reserve on August 18.

Price was once again waived/injured on August 5, 2013 and placed on injured reserve on August 7

Seattle Seahawks

Seattle signed Price to a one year contract on March 12, 2014.[5] He was placed on injured reserve on 7/29/2014.[6]

References

  1. ^ "17 Taylor Price WR".  
  2. ^ "Taylor Price Combine Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved 2010-04-28. .
  3. ^ http://www.bostonherald.com/blogs/sports/rap_sheet/2011/12/05/former-patriots-wr-taylor-price-is-now-with-the-jaguars/
  4. ^ http://www.buccaneers101.com/2011/12/05/tampa-bay-buccaneers-put-waiver-claim-in-for-wr-taylor-price
  5. ^ "Seattle Seahawks Transactions". espn.com. Retrieved 2014-04-16. 
  6. ^ http://blogs.seattletimes.com/seahawks/2014/07/29/seahawks-officially-sign-three-waive-two-ir-one/. 

External links

  • Jacksonville Jaguars bio
  • New England Patriots bio
  • Ohio Bobcats bio
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