2011 Hall of Fame: Tyrod Taylor and Tajh Boyd
November 5, 2011Great American Rivalry Series
From Hampton High School: Tyrod Taylor
Tyrod was Gatorade Player of the Year and Parade All-American. He played for Hampton for four seasons. He was a three-year starter and led Hampton to one state championship. Tyrod went on to play quarterback at Virginia Tech and currently plays for the Baltimore Ravens.
From Phoebus High School: Tajh Boyd
Tajh exemplifies the word champion. Tajh played quarterback for Phoebus and led them to a state championship in 2006. During his junior year, he threw for over 2000 yards and 25 touchdowns. He also rushed for seven touchdowns. At the 2009 U.S Army American Bowl, Tajh was named MVP. He is currently the starting quarterback for Clemson University and is also being talked about as a Heisman Trophy candidate.