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Jimmie Taylor
Jimmie  Taylor

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Greensboro, Ala.

High School:
Greensboro

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 248

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1L



02/02/2016

Men’s Basketball Outlasts Mississippi State, 82-80, in Overtime

Four Crimson Tide players score in double figures to lead balanced attack in road victory

12/29/2015

Men's Basketball Outlasts Jacksonville State in Overtime, 67-59

Crimson Tide uses 10-0 run in extra frame for the victory over the Gamecocks

12/16/2015

Alabama Men's Basketball Runs Past Winthrop, 72-60

Jimmie Taylor records team's first double-double

11/29/2015

Men’s Basketball Upsets No. 17 Notre Dame, 74-73

Retin Obasohan scores 19 points and makes game-winning layup

10/21/2015

Taylor, Hale Represent Alabama Men’s Basketball Team at SEC Tipoff ‘16

Head coach Avery Johnson and student-athletes participate in day-long event in Charlotte

07/22/2014

Behind the Scenes Shoot with Men's Basketball

Behind the Scenes Shoot with Men's Basketball

2014-15 (Sophomore)

Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ... named team’s Most Improved Player … started all 34 games … led the Tide with 59 blocks, the most in a season since JaMychal Green recorded 70 in 2010-11 … shot 60.2 percent from the field to lead the team … finished third in rebounding with 4.9 per game … recorded three or more blocks in a team-leading eight games and led in blocks a team-high 21 times … set a career high with seven blocks against Appalachian State (12/21) … finished SEC play shooting 70.4 percent from the field … recorded first career double-double against Western Carolina (11/17) with 15 points and 10 rebounds … put up 13 points and matched his career-high with 11 rebounds against Ole Miss (3/3) for his second double-double of the year … secured 11 rebounds against USF (12/2) … scored 13 points while going a perfect 5-of-5 from the field at Tennessee (1/10) … blocked six shots against Auburn (1/24), all in the first half.

2013-14 (Freshman)

Started 18 of the team’s 32 games and is first on the team in blocked shots (40) and field goal percentage at 61.3 percent (38-of-62) ... over the last ten games of the season, he averaged 5.4 points and 1.5 blocks per game, while shooting 66.7 percent from the field (22-of-33) ... collected season-highs in scoring (12) and rebounding (9) in the win over North Florida (12/4) ... had 10 points and six rebounds, knocking down 5-of-5 shots from the floor in 18 minutes of action in the win over Arkansas (2/5)  ... played for a season-high 30 minutes while collecting eight rebounds in the loss at Missouri (1/18) ... earned his first career start against Texas Tech (11/14) and led the team with four blocks while also grabbing six rebounds, scoring four points and collecting one steal.

BEFORE ALABAMA

Rated in the ESPN Top 100 as the nation’s No. 9 player at his position, No. 17 in the region and No. 69 overall recruit ... AL.com’s No. 1-rated prospect in  Alabama and listed among the Boys Super 5 and first team all-state following his senior season ... averaged 13 points, 11.3 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game as a senior ... named the Regional MVP by the Alabama High School Athletic Association ... tabbed the 2013 Tuscaloosa All-Metro Player of the Year ... participated in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game ... led Greensboro High School to the 2011 Alabama 3A state title ... named tournament MVP during championship title run … selected to Tuscaloosa News Boys Super 5 in 2011 … named to 2011-2012 USA Developmental National Team. 

PERSONAL

Born Sept. 3, 1995 in Eutaw, Ala. … son of Juanita and Jimmie Taylor … has a brother, Kendrick Fuqua, and two sisters, Aisha Starks and Marcie Starks … member of honor roll throughout high school … his sister Aisha is enlisted in the U.S. Army … cousin of former Alabama basketball standout and 2002 Southeastern Conference Player of the Year Erwin Dudley… majoring in criminal justice. 

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