28 Javari Taylor


TB • 5-9
Miami, FL
Southwest Dekalb (GA)

At UWG: Veteran runner returning to Braves for sophomore season … saw plenty of action as a reserve a year ago as backup to All-America Michael Alexis … posted 405 yards and six touchdowns … also had six pass receptions … was named team’s top offensive performer for 100-yard game in win over West Alabama … also contributed as a kick return specialist, highlighted by 64-yard jaunt vs. Arkansas Tech … brings good speed, strength and hands … will enter fall camp as a big part of UWG offensive plans and will battle for starting tailback job …

High School: Was a product of legendary Buck Godfrey’s program at Southwest DeKalb High in Atlanta area … beyond football accomplishments, was also a member of Panthers’ baseball team … versatile athlete who also won gold medal in coed volleyball at 2000 Georgia Games …

Personal: Born February 8, 2003 …¬son of John and Edna Taylor … lists favorites as, hobby: shooting pool; UWG class: Statistics; music: R&B; food: French fries; non-football sport: basketball; TV: ESPN; sports hero is hoops legend Michael Jordan; non-sports hero: mom Edna … an Accounting major with ambition to play professional football.

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