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Bruce Taylor
ILB
Height:
6-1
Weight:
245
College:
Virginia Tech
Hometown:
Riceboro, GA
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2013 HIGHLIGHTS: Played in all four preseason games, with 10 tackles ... After being waived in final preseason cuts, signed to Bengals practice squad for Games 10-16.

College free agent signee from a top defensive program closed career with 16.5 sacks and 33.5 tackles for loss ... Named honorable mention All-ACC selection as both junior and senior, as well as coaches’ All-ACC selection as senior ... As sophomore, was leading tackler on 11-3 Orange Bowl team.

2013 HIGHLIGHTS: Played in all four preseason games, with 10 tackles ... After being waived in final preseason cuts, signed to Bengals practice squad for Games 10-16.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Cincinnati as college free agent on 4-30-13 ... Waived by Bengals 8-31-13 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 11-4-13.

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: Played four seasons (2009-12) at Virginia Tech, with a redshirt year in 2008 ... Was both LB and DL early in college career ... Played in 40 games with 33 starts, and had 226 tackles and 41 QB pressures. 2012—Was honorable mention All-ACC selection, as well as coaches’ All-ACC selection ... Appeared in all 12 games, with 11 starts, as a senior ... Finished season with 5.5 sacks and 10.5 TFLs ... Led team with 11 tackles in overtime defeat of Rutgers in Russell Athletic Bowl. 2011—As a junior, named honorable mention All-ACC selection despite missing last four games of regular season due to injury ... Tallied five sacks and seven TFLs. 2010—Started every game for 11-3 Orange Bowl club and led squad in tackles (91) ... Notched six sacks and team-high 15.5 TFLs ... Garnered ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week honors on two occasions ... Had seven tackles in Orange Bowl loss to Stanford. 2009—Played in six games as a freshman and recorded six tackles. 2008—Was under consideration for playing time as a true freshman, but was redshirted after suffering a shoulder injury late in preseason drills.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Myrtle Beach (S.C.) High School, where he was twice named Sun News “Toast of the Coast” Defensive Football Player of the Year ... As a senior, earned first-team AP all-state honors and helped team to an undefeated regular season ... Was ranked as No. 6 player in South Carolina by Rivals.com.

PERSONAL: Hometown is Riceboro, Ga. ... Active in local Special Olympics program ... Majored in Human Development at Virginia Tech.

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