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Taye Biddle

Taye  Biddle

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Decatur, Ala.

High School:
High

Height / Weight:
6-1½ / 175

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
02/27/1983

Experience:
4L

2005: Played in all 11 games, starting 10 ... Finished second on the team in receptions with 35, totaling 487 yards and two TDs ... Caught a pass in all 11 games ... Was also second in kickoff returns with seven returns for 130 yards ... Earned fourth letter ... at Memphis (9/5): Caught four passes for 59 yards ... at Vanderbilt (9/17): Tied career high for receptions with five for 88 yards ... Returned two kickoffs for 45 yards, including a career long 32 yard KR ... vs. Wyoming (9/24): Hauled in one catch for 11 yards ... Rushed twice for 32 yards ... Turned in a 28 yard kick return ... at Tennessee (10/1): Made four catches for 52 yards ... Had two KR for 21 yards ... vs. Citadel (10/8): Caught four passes for 47 yards ... Rushed once for nine yards ... vs. Alabama (10/15): Tied career high with five grabs for a team high 77 yards ... vs. Kentucky (10/22): Totaled two catches for 49 yards ... Garnered two carries for five yards ... at Auburn (10/29): Made four grabs for 45 yards ... vs. Arkansas (11/12): Managed one rush for eight yards and one catch for 1 yard ... Returned two kickoffs for 36 yards ... vs. LSU (11/19): Caught first TD pass of the season on two catches for eight yards ... at Mississippi State (11/26): Totaled a team high 66 receiving yards on four catches ... Hauled in a TD pass for the second straight game ... Spring 2005: Finished spring in a tie with Mike Espy for the starting nod at flanker ... Led both teams with six pass receptions for 108 yards and two TDs in Red Blue game ... Had TD catches of six and 23 yards from Micheal Spurlock ...

2004: Appeared in all 11 games, drawing seven starts at flanker ... Earned his third letter ... Averaged a team-best 18.9 yards per reception, catching 15 passes for 283 yards ... vs. Memphis (9/4): Caught three passes for 83 yards, including a 43-yarder from Micheal Spurlock to the Memphis 12 in the fourth quarter to help set-up Vashon Pearson's five-yard TD run ... Named Quarterback Club Offensive Player of the Week ... at South Carolina (10/9): Recorded a career-high five receptions for 93 yards, with a long of 29 ... vs. Tennessee (10/16): Recorded his first career kickoff return for 12 yards ... vs. Auburn (10/30): Had two receptions for 40 yards ... Caught his first TD pass of the season on a 25-yard reception from Ethan Flatt in the fourth quarter ... at Arkansas (11/13): Caught two passes for 37 yards ... Had a 17-yard reception from redshirt freshman QB Robert Lane on the game's final play to become the 20th player in Ole Miss history to surpass the 1,000-yard mark in career receiving yards ... Spring 2004: Finished spring as the No. 2 flanker behind Mike Espy ... Caught four passes for 94 yards in Red Blue Game, including a 64-yard TD strike from Micheal Spurlock.

2003: Played in all 13 games ... Earned his second letter ... Caught 26 passes for 460 yards with four TDs ... at Memphis (9/6): Tied a career-high with four catches for 45 yards and a TD ... Caught a 17-yard TD pass from Eli Manning in the second quarter to give the Rebels a 17-14 lead ... vs. Louisiana-Monroe (9/13): Recorded a career-best 105 yards receiving on three catches ... The 105-yard effort marked his first career 100-yard receiving game ... Had a 42-yard reception in the second quarter ... Caught a 49-yard TD pass in the third quarter to give Ole Miss a 45-7 lead ... vs. Texas Tech (9/27): Tied a career-high with four receptions for 56 yards ... vs. Alabama (10/18): Had two receptions for 78 yards and two TDs in the 43-28 win ... Caught a 23-yard TD pass on the first play following a Crimson Tide turnover to put the Rebels up 10-0 in the first quarter ... Later scored on a season-long 55-yard reception in the first quarter to make it 17-0 ... Named Quarterback Club Offensive Player of the Week ... Cotton Bowl (1/2): Had one reception for seven yards against Oklahoma State ... Spring 2003: Was limited in spring due to running sprints and relays with the track team ... Ended spring as No. 2 flanker behind Mike Espy ... Caught two passes for 66 yards, including 33-yard TD strike from Eli Manning, in Red-Blue spring game.

2002: Played in all 13 games, starting one game at flanker ... Earned his first letter ... Made first career start at Georgia (11/9), when the Rebels opened in a three-receiver set ... 14 receptions for 282 yards with a TD, including a long of 67 ... Rushed once for 13 yards ... vs. UL-Monroe (8/31): Caught one pass for 17 yards in his collegiate debut ... vs. Memphis (9/7): Had one rush for 13 yards off an end-around ... vs. Arkansas State (10/12): Caught a career-long 67-yard pass from a TD from Eli Manning in the second quarter to put Ole Miss up 24-10 in the Rebels' 52-17 win ... The 67 yards set a career high ... Independence Bowl (12/27): Caught a career-high four passes for 62 yards, including a long of 21, in the 27-23 win over Nebraska ... Spring 2002: Had three catches for 98 yards in the Red-Blue Game, including a 78-yard TD strike from David Morris ... Earned All-America honors in track at the 2002 NCAA Outdoor Championships, as a member of the record-setting Rebel 4x100-meter relay team (39.57) ... Lettered in both indoor and outdoor track as a freshman.

2001: Did not see action and was redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Selected All-America and All-Southeast by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report ... PrepStar All-America pick and was rated as the No. 7 player in the State of Alabama ... Named to Student Sports Top 100 National Recruits list, ranking No. 63, and rated No. 89 on Rivals National Top 100 list ... Made BorderWars.com Top 100 and All-South second team ... Named to Fox Sports Net's Countdown to Signing Day "All-South" third team ... Earned Class 6A All-State and All-Region honors as a senior, helping Decatur High to 10-2 record, regional championship, and the second round of the playoffs ... Was a member of Decatur Daily All-Area team two years ... Caught five passes for 87 yards, including a 53-yard TD reception, in 2001 Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game in Mobile, Ala. ... Made Huntsville Times Elite 11 list for State of Alabama ... As a senior, caught 29 passes for 553 yards and eight TDs ... Also returned one punt 64 yards for a score ... Career statistics included 73 pass receptions for 1,376 yards, an average of 18.9 yards per catch ... Returned three punts and five kickoffs for TDs during prep career ... Averaged close to 50 yards per kickoff return and 20 yards per punt return final two seasons ... Coached by Jere Adcock ... Earned four letters in football and four in basketball ... Also lettered four years in track where he was state champion in the long jump (23-10).

PERSONAL: Son of Angela Biddle ... Full name is RaTavious Anton Biddle ... Born: February 27, 1983 ... Majoring in Criminal Justice.

BIDDLE'S CAREER STATISTICS
--RUSHING--

Year G-S Att Yds TD Lg Avg.
2002 13-1 1 13 0 13 13.0
2004 11-7 1 -10 0 0 -10.0
2005 11-10 8 51 0 28 -6.4
TOTALS 48-18 10 54 0 28 5.4

--RECEIVING--

Year G-S Rec Yds TD Lg Avg.
2002 13-1 14 282 1 67 20.1
2003 13-0 26 460 4 55 17.7
2004 11-7 15 283 1 43 18.9
2005 11-10 35 487 2 33 13.9
TOTALS 48-18 90 1512 8 67 16.8

--KICKOFF RETURNS--

Year G Ret Yds TD Lg Avg.
2004 11 1 12 0 12 12.0
2005 11 7 130 0 32 18.6
TOTALS 48 8 142 0 32 17.8

--ALL PURPOSE YARDS--

Year G Rush Rec PR KR Total Avg./G
2002 13 13 282 0 0 295 22.7
2003 13 0 460 0 0 460 35.4
2004 11 -10 283 0 12 285 25.9
2005 11 51 487 0 130 668 60.7
TOTALS 48 54 1512 0 142 1708 35.6

--TACKLES--

Year G UT AT TT FF
2002 13 2 0 2 0
2003 13 1 0 1 1
2004 11 4 0 4 0
2005 11 3 0 3 0
TOTALS 48 10 0 101

BIDDLE'S CAREER HIGHS
RUSHING ATTEMPTS: 2, twice, MR: vs. Kentcuky (10/22/05)
RUSHING YARDS: 32, vs. Wyoming (9/24/05)
LONG RUSH: 28, vs. Wyoming (9/24/05)
RECEPTIONS: 5, three times, MR: vs. Alabama (10/15/05
RECEIVING YARDS: 105, vs. Louisiana-Monroe (9/13/03)
LONG RECEPTION: 67, vs. Arkansas State (10/12/02)
TD RECEPTIONS: 2, vs. Alabama (10/18/03)
CAREER 100-YARD RECEIVING GAMES: 1, vs. UL-Monroe (9/13/03)
CONSECUTIVE GAMES W/RECEPTION: 11, 9/5/05-present
KICKOFF RETURNS: 2, twice, MR: at Tennessee (10/1/05)
KICKOFF RETURN YARDS: 45, at Vanderbilt(9/17/05)
LONG RETURN: 32, at Vanderbilt (9/17/05)
ALL-PURPOSE YARDS: 105, vs. Louisiana-Monroe (9/13/03)
ALL-PURPOSE PLAYS: 7, at Tennessee(10/1/05)

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