Personal Bests Indoor 55m 6.87 200m 23.45 400m 51.75 Outdoor 400m 49.76
2004-05: INDOOR-Competed in just two meets, running the 55m, 200m and 400m...Ran the 55m and 200m at the McDonald's Invitational, posting times of 6.87 and 23.45, respectively...Clocked a time of 52.84 in the 400m at the C-USA Championships...OUTDOOR-Took part in six meets, competing only in the 400m...Posted a season-best time of 49.76 in the 400m at the Mississippi Invitational...Placed third on the team in the 400m at the C-USA Championships with a time of 50.06.
PREP: Attended Ridgeway H.S...Lettered four years in football and track...Competed in the sprints, primarily the 100m and 400m, in track and played wide receiver and cornerback in football...Won a Tennessee state championship in the 4x400m relay in 2003...Claimed another state championship with the Ridgeway football team in 2002...Chosen "Best Defensive Back" on his football team each year from 2001-2003...Named "Mr. Ridgeway" his senior year...Led the Road Runner football squad with five interceptions and 70 tackles his senior season...Recorded 17 career interceptions...Chosen "Rookie of the Year" in 2000 and Best Defensive Back on the football team each year from 2001-2003...Track coach was John Cooley.
PERSONAL: Born in Memphis, Tenn., on Mar. 31, 1986...Full name is Courtney Termaine Taylor...Parents are Connie Jones and Bobby Taylor...Major is criminal justice...Enjoys singing and spending time with family...Chose Memphis because it was close to home and was a great place to continue his track career.