68 Keoni Taylor
Keoni  Taylor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bakersfield, Calif.

High School:
Garces HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 303

Position:
C

Experience:
3V


11/20/2017

Spartans Close Out Season Hosting Wyoming

It's the final time for football in CEFCU Stadium for 12 seniors.

08/10/2017

SJSU O-Linemen Named To Polynesian College Player Of The Year Watch List

San Jose State is one of nine schools with multiple players on the watch list.

07/13/2017

DB Andre Chachere Named To Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List

The FWAA & Charlotte Touchdown Club took notice of Andre Chachere's all-conference season in 2016.

05/22/2017

Keoni Taylor Named To Rimington Trophy Watch List

Taylor is a two-year starter at center for San Jose State.

03/11/2017

Football Wraps Up 1st Week Of Spring Practice

Super Bowl champion James Jones dropped in and offered some advice.

AT SAN JOSE STATE: Fifth season with the Spartans… Two-year starter at center... 33 games played and 24 career starts… Has the most starts at the center position for the Spartans in the last 10 seasons... Signed a National Letter-of-Intent in February 2013.

2016: Played and started in 11 games... Had the second most number of starts among San Jose State offensive linemen.

2015: Starting center for all 13 games… One of four sophomore starters in the offensive line… Fulcrum of an offensive line that produced one of the most balanced offenses in school history with 2,378 rushing yards and 24 touchdowns and 2,882 passing yards and 21 TDs.

2014: Played in nine games as a reserve offensive lineman... Had many playing opportunities as a lineman in kick-scoring situations.

2013: Finished a redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Top offensive lineman for the Garces Memorial High (Coach Jim Maples) in Bakersfield, Calif., team that won the 2012 C.I.F. Central Section Division II championship... A two-time first-team all-league and first time all-area offensive lineman during his high school career... Two-sport letterwinner was a shot put and discus thrower for the track and field team.

MORE ON KEONI: A biology major... Wants to be a child pediatrician... His uncle, Chad Kahale, was an offensive lineman for the 2001 through 2004 University of Hawaii football teams... Enjoys playing paintball and reading... Favorite book is Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card.... He is a native of Honolulu, Hawai'i.