Football


Taylor Barton
Taylor Barton
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Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Orlando, Fla.

High School:
Lake Highland Prep

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215

Position:
DB

Experience:
3-3

12/01/2014

Dudek, DuVernois Named to All-Big Ten Teams

Barton, Bentley, Karras, Monheim, Ward All Honorable Mention Selections

10/26/2014

ICYMI: Illini Fight for Four Quarters to Bury Gophers

Honoring "The Galloping Ghost" for Homecoming, Illinois played a spirited four quarters of football.

09/07/2014

ICYMI: Fourth Quarter Effort Lifts Illinois over Western Kentucky

The Fighting Illini moved to 2-0 on the season after another 21-point effort in the final frame.

08/31/2013

Postgame Notes - Illinois vs. Southern Illinois - August 31, 2013

Postgame Notes - Illinois vs. Southern Illinois - August 31, 2013

04/13/2013

Blue Holds On for 35-28 Win Over Orange

Blue Capitalizes on 5 Orange Turnovers to Grab Victory

11/16/2013

Illinois vs. Ohio State - November 16, 2013

Illinois vs. Ohio State - November 16, 2013

10/05/2013

Illinois Football at Nebraska

Photos from Illinois' 39-19 loss at Nebraska on Oct. 5, 2013. (USA Today photo and Mark Jones/Illinois Athletics)

09/07/2013

Illinois vs. Cincinnati - September 7, 2013

Illinois vs. Cincinnati - September 7, 2013

04/12/2013

Orange & Blue Spring Game 2013

Photos from the Orange and Blue Spring Game at Memorial Stadium - April 12, 2013

2013 Redshirt Freshman: Played in 11 games and started the first five at free safety ... Recorded his first two career PBUs against Northwestern ... Had a career-high eight tackles against Miami (Ohio) ... Notched his first career interception against Cincinnati and recorded seven tackles.

2012 Freshman: Redshirted the 2012 season.

High School: Rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Named a second-team Florida Class 4A All-State selection in 2011 after posting 67 tackles, three interceptions, three sacks and forcing four fumbles ... Posted 93 tackles, two interceptions and three fumble recoveries in 2010 ... High school coach was Tim Borcky.

Personal: Full name is Taylor Colson Barton ... Son of Mary and Don Barton ... Born Oct. 16, 1993 ... Majoring in health planning and administration ... Chose Illinois over Syracuse and others.

Career Highs
Tackles: 8 vs. Miami (Ohio), 9/28/13
Solos: 4 vs. Miami (Ohio), 9/28/13
TFLs: -
Sacks: -
QB Hurries: -
Fumbles Forced: -
Fumbles Recovered: -
PBUs: 2 vs. Northwestern, 11/30/13
Interception: 1 vs. Cincinnati, 9/7/13
Interception Return Yards: -
Touchdowns: -

Updated July 2014

Career Statistics:

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