As a linebacker with the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League, Davion Taylor participates in American football. Because of his church’s religious views, he did not play high school football while he was a student at South Pike High School (Seventh Day Adventist). In high school, he did participate in track and basketball.
Following high school, he enrolled at Coahoma Community College before transferring to the University of Colorado, Boulder. He was allowed to join the football team by his mother once he was 18 years old. He made 57 tackles, one sack, and one score in 12 games in 2018, starting 10 of them. He made 72 tackles and one sack as a senior in 2019, starting all 12 games.
During his college career, he participated in 23 games overall, making 19 starts. He recorded 136 tackles, 20 for a loss, including two sacks, and another 12 for no gain. Additionally, he made 23 stops on third down, 13 quarterback pressures, 9 pass breakups, 2 quarterback chase downs, 3 recovered fumbles, one of which he returned for a score.
With the 103rd overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles selected Taylor in the third round. In Week 6 of the 2021 season, he started for the team, however on November 24 he was put on injured reserve because of a knee injury. He was reinstated to the practice squad after being discharged on August 31, 2022.
When Was Davion Taylor Drafted?
Davion Taylor was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the third round of the 2020 NFL Draft.