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Tayler Polk

Tayler  Polk

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Magee, Miss.

High School:
Brandon

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 212

Position:
LB

Experience:
2L

01/27/2016

73 Rebels Named To SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

Includes Every Eligible Member of the Soccer Team

09/01/2014

Ole Miss Press Conference: 09.01

Rebels Open SEC Play against Vanderbilt at LP Field

08/28/2014

Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Boise State

03/18/2014

Ole Miss Football Builds Hope In Haiti

Rebels Use Spring Break To Help Others

Tied for No. 2 at Stinger linebacker coming out of spring drills ... Good, natural tackler who knows the defense inside and out ... Needs to stay healthy.

2015:
Played in 12 games as a backup linebacker and on special teams ... Missed the Texas A&M game due to a concussion he suffered at Memphis ... Totaled 14 tackles on the year ... Earned second letter ... vs. UT Martin (9/5/15): Made two tackles (one solo) as a backup at Stinger linebacker ... vs. Fresno State (9/12/15): Had five tackles ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/26/15): Made two tackles (one solo) ... vs. New Mexico State (10/10/15): Recorded four tackles (three solo) ... Sugar Bowl vs. #16 Oklahoma State (1/1/16): Made one solo tackle.

Spring 2015:
Received the Park Stevens Memorial Award as the team’s top walk-on of the spring.

2014: Played in every game at Stinger linebacker and on special teams ... Totaled 10 tackles, a TFL and a fumble recovery on the year ... Broke his hand during the Mississippi State game, but returned to play in the bowl game ... Earned first letter ... vs. Boise State (8/28/14): Impressive college debut, posting four tackles and a TFL ... vs. UL-Lafayette (9/13/14): Assisted on a tackle ... vs. Memphis (9/27/14): Made one tackle ... at #23 LSU (10/25/14): Assisted on a tackle ... vs. Presbyterian (11/8/14): Made two tackles (one solo) and recovered a fumble ... at Arkansas (11/22/14): Recorded one solo tackle.

2013: Did not see action and was redshirted ... Non-scholarship player who joined the team in the fall.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named the 2012 Jackson Metro Player of the Year and a first team All-State selection by The Clarion-Ledger ... Played in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game after his senior year and made six tackles with a tackle for loss ... Racked up 213 tackles, five sacks and two interceptions as a senior ... Recorded an amazing 35 tackles in the Class 6A state championship game for Brandon ... Region 3-6A MVP ... Racked up 564 career tackles and 18 sacks ... Coached in high school by Brad Peterson ... Honor roll student.

PERSONAL: Son of Brinson Polk and Cheryl Sullivan ... Full name is Robert Tayler Jennings Polk ... Born: Jan. 6, 1995 ... General studies major ... Made Chancellor’s Honor Roll for Spring 2014, Fall 2015 and Spring 2016, Dean’s Honor Roll for Fall 2014, and U.M.A.A. Honor Roll for Fall 2013 ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2014 and 2015 ... Participated in a mission trip to Haiti in 2014 ... 3.52 GPA.
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