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Ducks Football BIO
Taylor Hart
Player Profile:
Taylor Hart 678002
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 287
Year: Senior
City/State: Tualatin, Ore.
High School: Tualatin HS
Experience: 3 Letters

the defensive end ranks as the team's fourth leading tackler (64 total , 40 solo) and takes fourth on the team with tackles for loss with five solo and one assisted . . . Accorded with second-team Pac-12 Conference all-league honor, the defensive back also ranks second on the team in both sacks and fumbles forced posting three in each category . . . Had a season-high seven unassisted tackled against Oregon State after starting all 12 games of the season . . .  Made nine tackles vs. Arizona, six of which were solo . . . Posted a career-high 10 tackles at Stanford, three of which were unassisted . . . Recorded three solo tackles and two unassisted in the win over Washington . . . Was the third leading tackler with five tackles in the win over Tennessee, and recorded a forced fumble and a pass breakup . . . Credited with five stops in the win at Virginia and four takedowns in the season opening win vs. Nicholls. 

2012 — The 12-game starter and Ducks’ 11th-leading tackler paced team’s down linemen in tackles (36) for the second straight season … Earned honorable mention Pac-12 Conference acclaim as well as league academic honors for the second time in as many years . . . Named by coaches as team’s top defensive lineman, was credited with a season-best five tackles against both Fresno State and Arizona State (four unassisted) . . . Finished second on the squad in tackles-for-loss (11) while tying for eighth in the conference with team-best eight quarterback sacks (41 yards) . . . Had one pass break-up and three unassisted stops, including one tackle for a 1-yard loss, in the Fiesta Bowl win vs. Kansas State … The in-state standout added four tackles, including a sack for a 6-yard loss and one additional stop for a loss of 1 yard, at Oregon State to go along with a forced fumble … Duplicated his four-tackle effort against Washington State, where also posted a collegiate-high two QB takedowns for a loss of 9 yards . . . Recovered his first fumble of his career and made three stops vs. Arizona … Had one sack for a 7-yard loss, and recorded three tackles and had one pass breakup in win over Tennessee Tech.

2011 — One of two 14-game starters on the defensive line … Tenth on the team with 44 tackles … All-Pac-12 honorable mention (Pac-12 coaches) … Pac-12 all-academic second team … Recorded two solo tackles in win over Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl …Career-high seven tackles, including one sack for a 4-yard loss in win over UCLA in the Pac-12 Championship game … Made two stops in win vs. Oregon State … Four tackles vs. USC … Had two tackles and an assisted sack for a 4-yard loss in victory at Stanford … One sack for a 2-yard loss to go with three tackles in win at Washington … Four solo tackles and first career forced fumble vs. Washington State … Had a pair of stops in win at Colorado … Also accounted for three tackles and an assist for loss in win vs. Arizona State … Had a single tackle to go with a career-high two pass breakups and one quarterback hurry in victory vs. California … First career blocked kick and three tackles in win at Arizona … Two solo tackles in win over Missouri State … Recorded four tackles in consecutive games vs. LSU and Nevada.

2010 — Key contributor as an interior lineman, appearing in all 13 games … First career pass breakup to go with a solo stop at Oregon State … Recorded a sack among his pair of tackles at Cal … Career-high four tackles and a sack in win vs. Washington … 27 plays at USC was a season-best … Single tackle vs. Stanford after three in win at Arizona State … Made first two tackles of his career, including one solo, in win at Tennessee.

2009 — Redshirt season … Selected scout team defensive player-of-the-week following win over Arizona.

BEFORE OREGON — A first-team all-state selection on both offense (tackle) and defense (end) … Played for head coach Craig Hastin at Tualatin, of the 6A Pacific League … A Tacoma News Tribune Northwest 100 selection and ‘Northwest Nuggets’ Honorable Mention … Ranked as the No. 26 defensive end in that nation according and ranked the No. 45 DE and No. 27 overall player in the Northwest Hot 100 by … Named a three star recruit by both recruiting services … The No. 1 player in the state of Oregon according to Superprep Magazine … Lost to Beaverton in the second round of the state playoffs as a senior after defeating the Beavers during the regular season.

PERSONAL — Parents: Doug and Kathy Hart. Family: One brother. High School (Coach): Tualatin (Craig Hastin), 2009. Major: Sociology/Psychology.

Pac-12 All-Conference Honorable Mention (Pac-12 Coaches)
Pac-12 Academic All-Conference 2nd Team
Team’s Outstanding Defensive Lineman (Schaffeld Trophy)
Pac-12 All-Conference Honorable Mention (Pac-12 Coaches)
Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team
Pac-10 Academic All-Conference Honorable Mention


Tackles: 7, UCLA, 12/2/11 (2-5)
Tackles for loss: 2 at Washington State, 09/29/12 (9 yards); at Oregon State, 11/24/12 (7 yards)
Sacks: 2 at Washington State, 9/29/12 (9 yards)
Fumbles forced: 1, at Oregon State, 11/24/12; Washington State, 10/29/11
Fumbles recovered: 1, Arizona, 9/22/12
Pass breakups: 2, California, 10/6/11
Blocked kicks: 1, at Arizona, 9/24/11



2010 13 10 8 18 2.0 1 0 0 0
2011 14 20 24 44 3.0 2 1 0 1
2012 13 24 12 36 11.0 3 1 1 0
TOTAL 40 54 44 98 16.0 6 2 1 1
SACKS g ua a total yards
2010 13 2 0 2.0 9
2011 14 2 1 2.5 10
2012 13 8 0 8.0 41
TOTAL 40 12 1 12.5 60
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