Photos from Illinois Football's 2013 postseason awards banquet, Dec. 8, 2013, at I Hotel. (Mark Jones/Illinois Athletics)
2012: Joined team as a walk-on during the 2012 season but did not see any action.
High School: Honorable mention All-State selection in 2011 ... Two-time first-team All-Conference linebacker ... Also was a four-time letter winner in baseball and once in basketball ... High school coach was Keith Sinclair ... Four-year member of the honor roll ... Lists J Leman and Arrelious Benn as his Fighting Illini heros.
Personal: Full given name is Sean Taylor White ... Goes by "Taylor" ... Son of Linda and Chris White ... Has one brother, Patrick ... Born Sept. 24, 1993, in Springfield, N.J. ... Majoring in civil engineering ... Member of the National Honor Society ... High school valedictorian.
Updated July 2013