UND Roster

2017-18 Football Roster

#58 Elijah Taylor

Defensive Line

Height 6'3''
Weight 275 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown Cincinnati, OH
High School Moeller


  • Tackles: 3, at USC, Nov. 26, 2016 (3-0)
  • Tackles for loss: 1.0, at USC, Nov. 26, 2016 (1-0)


  • Appeared in four games for the Irish, including each of the final three contests
  • Recorded three solo tackles against USC (Nov. 26)
  • Registered one tackle for a loss against USC (Nov. 26)


  • One of 10 scholarship freshmen who spent the season on scout team and did not see the field
  • Joined Josh Barajas, Trevor Ruhland, Asmar Bilal, Brandon Tiassum, Tristen Hoge, Ashton White, Shaun Crawford, Micah Dew-Treadway and Miles Boykin as rookies who helped the Irish on their scout teams


  • Named to USA Today American Family Insurance All-USA Ohio Football Team as defensive lineman
  • First-team Associated Press All-Ohio Division 1 all-state selection as a linebacker
  • Named to Cincinnati Enquirer football all-star team
  • First-team defensive lineman on 2014 Associated Press Southwest All-District Division I team
  • Ranked 203rd player nationally and 20th defensive tackle on Scout 300 list
  • Rated 20th among defensive tackles nationally by 247Sports and 34th by ESPN
  • Rated 206th player nationally on Tom Lemming’s Top 300 list
  • Named to PrepStar All-Midwest Region squad as defensive lineman
  • Made 68 tackles, eight tackles for loss and 12 sacks as senior in 2014 for Moeller High School in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Helped Moeller to 10-4 record in 2014, Ohio Division I state semifinals and Greater Cincinnati League tri-championship
  • GCL South first-team pick
  • Named to Cincinnati Enquirer Division I all-city team
  • Had a season-high 15 tackles in Moeller playoff win over St. Xavier
  • Made 68 tackles, six sacks and one fumble recovery as junior in 2013 on 14-1 Moeller team that won Ohio Division I state title
  • From same high school that produced former Irish head coach Gerry Faust (1981-85) and a long list of standout Irish players, including All-America linebacker Bob Crable
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in design