7 - Ryan Taggart
Ryan Taggart
Height: 6-2
Weight: 214
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bedford, Texas
High School: Trinity
Position: QB

Ryan Taggart • Ranks fourth all-time at Holy Cross in career completion percentage (.586) and seventh in career pass efficiency rating (118.9).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2010:
• Started all 11 games at quarterback.
• Completed 185 of 317 passes for 1,899 yards and 14 touchdowns on the season, while rushing for 284 yards and five scores on 85 carries.
• Ranked third in the Patriot League in passing yards, while standing fourth in both total offense and pass efficiency, and 10th in touchdowns scored.
• Finished the season ranked 37th in the nation in completions, 42nd in points reponsible for, 55th in passing yards and total offense, 64th in pass efficiency.
• Set career highs with 289 passing yards and 75 rushing yards during the win over Fordham, while hitting 27 of 37 passes.
• Following the Fordham game, received the Johnny Turco Award as the MVP of Holy Cross Homecoming game, in addition to being named the AT&T Crusader of the Week.
• Had 246 yards of total offense and accounted for four touchdowns during the victory at Lafayette, and received the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston Gold Helmet Award.
• Threw for 186 yards and three touchdowns in the win over Howard.
• Hit on 19 of 29 passes for 196 yards and two scores against Brown.
• Had 220 passing yards and two touchdowns at Dartmouth.
• Rushed for 28 yards and two scores during the victory over Bucknell, in addition to passing for 154 yards.
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009:
• Saw action in five games, as a backup quarterback and the holder on extra points and field goals.
• Completed both of his passes on the year, one each against Northeastern and Dartmouth.
• Rushed three times for seven yards at Fordham.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2008:
• Did not see any varsity action.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007:
• Missed the season due to injury, and received a medical redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Three-year letterwinner at Trinity High School.
• A unanimous first team All-District selection as a senior.
• Named first team Academic All-District and second team Academic All-State.
• Team posted an overall record of 36-5 during his career, and won the 2005 Class 5A Division I state championship.
• Completed 62 of 121 attempts for 1,080 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior, while leading Trinity to an overall record of 11-1.
• Received his team’s Sportsmanship Award.

PERSONAL:
• Son of Tom and Denise Taggart.
• Father played football at Southeast Missouri State University.
• Brother, Tommy, played football at the University of Oklahoma.
• Majoring in Economics.

TAGGART'S PASSING STATISTICS
YEAR GP-GS COMP-ATT INT PCT YARDS TD LONG
2009 5-0 2-2 0 100.0 3 0 4
2010 11-11 185-317 7 58.4 1899 14 38
TOTAL 16-11 187-319 7 58.6 1902 14 38

 

TAGGART'S RUSHING STATISTICS
YEAR GP-GS ATT YARDS AVG TD LONG
2009 5-0 3 7 2.3 0 8
2010 11-11 85 284 3.3 5 30
TOTAL 16-11 88 291 3.3 5 30