Taylor McNeel

Taylor  McNeel


Louisville, Miss.

High School:
Winston Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185



After being a quarterback since his arrival at Ole Miss, was moved to wide receiver in spring ... Smart player who is still learning the system ... Doesn't make the same mistake twice and is a quick learner ... Used the spring to learn how to run routes and better catch the football.

2002: Did not see action ... Went through his first spring practice at Ole Miss.

2001: Non-scholarship player who did not see any action during true freshman season ... Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Outstanding player at Winston Academy where he earned first team MPSA All-State honors at the quarterback position junior and senior years ... Was Most Valuable Player of 2000 MPSA All-Star Game ... Three-time first team All-Conference ...Meridian Star 2000 Player of the Year ... Named Clarion-Ledger Player of the Week as well as Student-Athlete of the Week during 2000 season ... Helped lead Winston Academy to four straight state titles as team went 14-0 in 1997, 13-1 in 1998, 12-2 in 1999, and 10-4 in 2000, giving them an impressive 49-7 record over that run of championships ... As a senior, completed 111-of-183 passes for 2,132 yards and 28 TDs ... Also had 1,246 yards rushing on 178 carries, with 15 TDs ... Prep career totals included completing 240 of 451 passes for 5,039 yards and 52 TDs, plus 3,545 yards rushing on 496 carries and 42 TDs ... Coached by Mark Hudspeth and Wyatt Rogers ... Earned four letters in football, basketball, baseball, and track ... Averaged 12.1 points, 4.3 rebounds, 6.2 steals, and 8.l assists per game in basketball ... Hit above .300 in baseball ... Was MPSA All-Star starter ... Rated Conference All-Tournament honors ... Was All-Conference in both basketball and baseball, earning honor three times on the diamond ... Business Award, Student Body President, Citizenship Award, and Chancellor's Leadership.

PERSONAL: Son of Niles and Melanie McNeel ... Full name is Taylor Brantley McNeel ... Born: January 13, 1983 ... Majoring in Business Studies ... Made Chancellor's Honor Roll of Spring 2002 ... Made the U.M.A.A. Honor Roll in Fall of 2002.




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