In his junior season, he lost to his friend and rival, Kyle Dake. Dake moved up a weight class, after wrestling Taylor at the NWCA All Star Classic to win four championships at Air Jordan Black Grey four different weight classes. Air Jordan Black Grey Taylor 11 second pin on Senior Day was the second fastest in team history. Taylor is four pins away from having the most career pins in team history. He won the Dan Hodge Air Jordan Black Grey Trophy in 2011, which is awarded to the nation most outstanding wrestler.