WORCESTER, Mass. - Senior quarterback Ryan Taggart (Bedford, Texas) has been named the AT&T Crusader of the Week, for competition from September 27-October 3. Taggart led the Holy Cross football team to a 36-31 victory over Fordham on Saturday.
Against the Rams, Taggart completed 27 of 37 passes for a career-high 289 yards and a touchdown with no interceptions. He also rushed for a team-best 75 yards and a score on 12 carries, and finished the day with a career-high 364 yards of total offense.
On the season, Taggart has now completed 88 of 143 attempts for 848 yards and six touchdowns. In addition, he has 31 carries for 140 yards and a score on the ground.
Holy Cross (2-3 overall, 0-1 Patriot League) returns to action on Saturday, Oct. 9, when it plays host to Brown (2-1 overall, 1-0 Ivy League) at 1:00 p.m.