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Few Defensive Tackles Are Pressuring Quarterbacks Better Than Calvin Taylor Jr.

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Calvin Taylor Jr. stands above almost every player he’ll run into on the football field. A 6-9 310-pound defensive tackle, the senior defensive tackle from Augusta, Ga. has made life difficult for opposing quarterbacks in 2019.

Through three games he has 8 tackles, 2 for loss and a sack. Those numbers do not pop off the page, but they do not illustrate how Taylor has been able to effectively move the pocket. According to Pro Football Focus, Taylor has 13 quarterback pressure, tied for the third-most in the country among interior defenders.

The last time Taylor lined up against Miss.