University of Iowa Athletics
LB

#51 Laron Taylor

Height 6-0
Weight 215 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Detroit, Mich.
High School Cass Technical

2013 – – Did not see any game action.

2012 – – Redshirted.

High school honors – – Earned first team all-state honors as a senior . . . was first team all-Metro as a junior and senior . . . earned all-City honors as a sophomore and junior . . . Career – – three-year starter while helping team win state title as a senior with 12-3 record . . . football state title was first in school history . . . team posted 12-1 record as a junior, advancing to state semifinals . . . team captain as junior and senior . . . led team in tackles for three straight seasons . . . recorded 120 tackles as a senior, with 20 tackles for loss, two sacks and a recovered fumble . . . 105 tackles as a junior, with 24 tackles for loss, four sacks, two recovered fumbled and an interception . . . recorded 75 tackles as a sophomore, with 20 tackles for loss, five sacks, four forced fumbles, one interception and one touchdown.

Personal – – Born 12/06/93 . . . open major . . . parents are Deirdre and Ronnie Taylor . . . high school coach was Thomas Wilcher.