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12 Taronn Selby

2018: Phil Steele Preseason All-MEAC selection

2017: Competed in all 11 games at wide receiver … team leader in receptions (35), receiving yards (521) … averaged 14.9 yards per catch and 47.4 receiving yards per game … had five catches for career-best 110 yards (long) vs. Howard, combining with Trey Gross (154 yds.) to become DSU’s first 100-yard receiving duo in a game since 2011 … hauled in career-high seven passes for 84 yards (long 33) at North Carolina A&T (Oct. 7) … scored his first collegiate touchdown on 36 yard pass from Keenan Black in 17-14 win over South Carolina State (Oct. 21) … combined with Black on a 40-yard scoring pass at Savannah State (Nov. 4) … totaled four receptions for 63 yards in Savannah State contest … had a career-best 42-yard reception in season finale at FBS Florida State (Nov. 18) … caught two passes for 40 yards (long 25) and had a 57-yard kickoff return in 33-30 win over Morgan State (Nov. 11) … tallied five catches for 57 yards (long 15) vs. N.C. Central (Oct. 28) and four grabs for 50 yards (long 28) vs. Norfolk State (Sep. 23)  … had at least one catch in 10 games, including the last nine   2016: Appeared in nine games as a back-up receiver and on special teams … had one reception for 22 yards vs. MEAC champ North Carolina Central (Nov. 5) … returned three kickoffs for 48 yards, including a 31-yarder against FBS Missouri (Sep. 24) … also credited with seven total tackles (five solo) … recorded two unassisted tackles in season opener at Delaware (Sep. 1) … also collected solo stops against Morgan State (Oct. 1), NCA&T (Nov. 12) and Howard (Nov. 19).

 

2015: Competed in seven games, primarily on special teams … recorded two tackles … had solo stops vs. Bethune-Cookman (Oct. 31) and NC Central (Nov. 7)

High School: Played three varsity seasons at St. George’s Vo-Tech … school’s career rushing leader … 2014 Delaware Gatorade Football Player-of-the-Year … 2014 All-State First Team running back … rushed for 1,364 yards and 23 touchdowns during senior season … helped lead team to Blue Hen Conference Flight B title as a senior … 2013 All-State First Team running back and defensive back … tallied school-record 1,396 rushing yards and 26 touchdowns in junior year … rushed for Delaware playoff record 377 yards in junior season … also had six interceptions as a junior … All-Blue Hen Conference First Team linebacker as a sophomore in 2012 … had 56 tackles and rushed for 11 touchdowns during sophomore season. 

 

Personal: Son of Bruce and Keesha Selby … twin brother, Keyjuan , is a defensive back on the 2018 Hornets … also has two sisters … born 11/10/96 in Wilmington, Del.

 

Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bear, Del.
High School: St. George's Vo-Tech HS
Experience: High School
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