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. (12/29/13)
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.
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.
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.
Redshirt season ... Selected scout team defensive player-of-the-week following win over Arizona.
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 Rivals.com and ranked the No. 45 DE and No. 27 overall player in the Northwest Hot 100 by Scout.com.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.
Parents: Doug and Kathy Hart. Family: One brother. High School (Coach): Tualatin (Craig Hastin), 2009. Major: Sociology/Psychology.
05/11/2014 - A closer look at the Eagles' picks: Round 5/141 - Taylor Hart, DE, 6-6, 281, Oregon...Hart, like Huff, played for Chip Kelly at Oregon. He was a five-technique two-gap defensive end with the Ducks, which is how the Eagles also plan to use him. Kelly called him a "relentless football player." He has the length the Eagles want in a 3-4 defensive end. - The Sports Xchange