Tyrod Taylor was selected by the Ravens in the sixth round (180th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.
• Set single-game career highs in every category, going 15-of-25 for 149 yards, and rushing 9 times for 65 yards and 1 TD at Cin. (12/30/12)
• Completed his first-career pass attempt (Anquan Boldin) for 18 yards at SD (12/18/11)
• Scored his first-career TD (an 11 yard run) at Cin. (12/30/12)
• Posted his first-career carry (for 2 yards) at Cle. (12/4/11)
2012: (7/0, 0/0) Established career highs in passing attempts (29), completions (17), passing yards (179), rushing attempts (14), rushing yards (73) and rushing TDs (1)
• Saw the most extenisve action of his career and set career highs in every category, going 15-of-25 for 149 yards and rushing 9 times for 65 yards and his first-career TD in game 16 at Cin. (12/30)
• Saw action from scrimmage (lined up at WR) in the victory over the Chiefs in game 5 at KC (10/7) and game 4 vs. Cle. (9/27)
• Was active, but did not play in all four playoff contests
2011: (3/0, 0/0) Saw action in three games, completing his only pass attempt (for 18 yards), and rushed 1 time for 2 yards
• Saw his first extensive action at QB and completed his first-career pass attempt (Anquan Boldin) for 18 yards in game 14 at SD (12/18)
• Saw action in his first-career NFL game and carried the ball 1 time for 2 yards as a part of the Ravens’ “Wildcat” package in game 12 at Cle. (12/4)
College: Set school records for career total offense (9,213 yards), career passing yards (7,017 yards), career rushing yards by a QB (2,196), career wins by a starting QB (34), career rushing TDs by a QB (23) and TD passes in a season (24 in 2010)...Played in 50 games (42 starts) as a Hokie...Finished his career with 495 completions (865 attempts) for 7,017 yards and 44 TDs...Also rushed 501 times for 2,196 yards and 23 TDs...Compiled a 34-8 record as a starter, including four bowl berths and three appearances in the ACC Championship game...Named ACC Player of the Year after setting career highs in every category, completing 188-of-315 for 2,743 yards and a school record 24 passing TDs in 14 games as a senior in 2010...Also carried the ball 146 times for 659 yards and 5 TDs as he led the Hokies to the ACC Championship and a berth in the Orange Bowl...Completed 136 of 243 passes for 2,311 yards and 13 TDs in 13 games as a junior in 2009...Also rushed 106 times for 370 yards and 5 TDs while leading the Hokies to a 10-3 record and a berth in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl (defeated Tennessee 37-14)...Opened the season as a redshirt but saw the decision reversed in 2008...Completed 99 of 173 passes for 1,036 yards and 2 TDs as a sophomore...Also rushed 147 times for 738 yards and a career-high 7 TDs while leading Virginia Tech to an Orange Bowl victory (20-7 over Cincinnati)... Completed 72 of his 134 passing attempts for 927 yards and 5 TDs after entering the season as the No. 2 QB on the depth chart as a freshman in 2007...Also rushed 102 times for 429 yards and 6 TDs as a freshman...Majored in apparel, housing and resource management at Virginia Tech.
High School, Personal: Prepped at Hampton (VA) HS, earning PARADE All-American honors as an all-purpose player...Rated the No. 1 dual- threat QB in the nation by Rivals.com as he accounted for 7,690 yards of total offense and 100 TDs...Passed for 5,144 yards and 44 TDs while rushing for 2,546 yards and 56 scores...A two-time first-team All-State performer who finished his senior year with over 2,300 total yards and 36 TDs...Completed 85 of 164 passes for 1,538 yards and 15 TDs with just 4 INTs and ran for 788 yards and 21 scores...Named the 2006 Gatorade Player of the Year in Virginia as a senior, as well as first-team All-State by the Associated Press as a utility player...Earned first-team All-State honors by the VHSCA as a QB and first-team QB and a second-team DB on the Daily Press All-Stars Football team...Earned Associated Press and VHSCA first team All-State honors after he rushed for 1,044 yards and 21 TDs while passing for 1,544 yards and 9 scores as a junior, leading Hampton to its 17th state championship... Also named Offensive Player of the Year and first-team QB on the Daily Press All-Stars football team...Rated the No. 16 player in the country on the ESPN 150 and the No. 20 overall nationally and the No. 1 athlete in the country by SuperPrep...Ranked the No. 1 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times, Rivals, SuperPrep and Scout...Listed as the No. 4 QB in the country by Scout...An All-America and All-Atlantic Region selection by PrepStar.
Community: Hosted the inaugural “Tyrod Taylor Free Youth Football Camp” in Hampton, VA in June 2013...In Oct. 2012, Taylor and teammates visited with patients at Franklin Square Medical Center who are currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer...The players signed autographs and distributed pink footballs and hats...Hosted a Thanksgiving lunch in downtown Baltimore for a Baltimore City high school football team...Participated in a holiday party for critically ill children with Casey Cares...Filmed a public service announcement in Jan. 2012 in support of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life events in his hometown of the Tidewater, VA.... Supported his teammates’ community outreach initiatives by participating in Torrey Smith’s All-Star Basketball Game, Anquan Boldin’s annual Q-Festival Weekend, Vonta Leach’s Celebrity Billiards Event, Lardarius Webb’s Charity Bowling Classic and Jameel McClain’s Thanksgiving Dinner at the Salvation Army...Participated in A Purple Evening, the Ravens annual women’s event at M&T Bank Stadium.