NMSU Football BIO
76 Chuck Taylor

2008 (Sophomore): Taylor was the only offensive lineman to start and finish the season at the same position. He has now started in 25 straight games at the left guard position over the last two seasons. Taylor helped the Aggies offense rank ninth in the nation in passing offense, averaging 301.3 yards thru the air per game and 64th in total offense, averaging 355.6 yards a contest. Taylor was a vital part of helping quarterback Chase Holbrook throw for 280 yards a game and rank 27 in the country in total offense. The Aggie offense averaged 22.2 points per game, recorded three games with over 100 yards rushing and seven games with over 300 yards passing, including a 486 yard performance against Louisiana Tech (11/22).


2007 (Freshman): Taylor played in 13 games for the Aggies in 2007 as the Aggies’ starting left guard as a true freshman. Taylor helped the Aggie offense average 331.9 yards passing per game and 423.5 total offensive yards a game, as the Aggie offense finished fifth in the nation in total offense and 33rd in passing offense. Taylor was also part of an offensive line that gave up just 24 sacks on the season, a 16 sack improvement from 2006 (40). He also helped Aggie quarterback Chase Holbrook finish ninth in the nation in total offense with 322.6 yards per game.


Fork Union Prep: Taylor led the team in pancake blocks both years he played at Fork Union Prep. Last season he had 21 pancake blocks and the prior season he had 15. Chuck also saw some time on the defensive line, where he had nine tackles for loss, two sacks and two pass breakups. At Fork Union’s combine day, Taylor tallied 26 repetitions at 225 pounds in the bench press.

High School: His senior year in high school, Taylor earned first team defense and offense all-Colonial Valley Conference, all-area and all-county accolades while playing in the Sunshine Classic All-Star Game. He had 63 tackles, 24 of which were solo, four sacks, four forced fumbles, 12 tackles for loss at defensive tackle as a senior under coach Frank Gatto. His junior year he was named second team offensive all-Area.

Position: OL
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 345
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Hamilton, N.J.
High School: Hamiliton W. HS/ Fork Un.
Experience: High School

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