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Taco  Charlton


Pickerington, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 285




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Tackles: 5- Twice (Last, Ohio State) 2015
TFLs: 3.0 - Penn State, 2015
Sacks: 2.0 - Penn State, 2015

At Michigan
• Three-year letterman
• Has appeared in 35 games at defensive end, making four starts.

Junior (2015)
• Appeared in 13 games at defensive end, making three starts
• at Utah (Sept. 3): Tied a career-best with three tackles, including half a sack
• Oregon State (Sept. 12): Recorded first career forced fumble
• UNLV (Sept. 19): Set a career high with four tackles, including a sack
• at Maryland (Oct. 3): Recorded two tackles
• Northwestern (Oct. 10): Had two tackles, one for a loss
• Rutgers (Nov. 7): Tallied three tackles and one sack
• at Indiana (Nov. 14): Recorded five tackles with one TFL
• at Penn State (Nov. 21): Made four tackles; Had a career-best two sacks and a career-high three TFLs
• Ohio State (Nov. 28): Had five tackles, including one TFL

Sophomore (2014)
• Earned second varsity letter
• Appeared in 12 games, making one start
• Recorded 19 tackles, 14 solos, 5.5 TFLs and 3.5 sacks
• at Ohio State (Nov. 29): Tallied three tackles
• Maryland (Nov. 22): Posted one sack for a loss of 11 yards
• at Rutgers (Oct. 4): Made first career start; Recorded one sack and two tackles, both for loss
• Minnesota (Sept. 27): Posted three tackles and 0.5 sacks
• Miami (OH) (Sept. 13): Recorded two tackles and one quarterback hurry
• Notre Dame (Sept. 6): Notched two tackles, including one TFL
• Appalachian State (Aug. 30): Recorded three tackles; Posted first career sack.

Freshman (2013)
• Earned first varsity letter
• Appeared in 10 games as a reserve defensive end
• Also contributed on special teams.

• Attended Pickerington Central High School (2012) coached by Jay Sharrett
• Lettered four years (2009-12)

Key Statistics
• Played both ways as a senior, collecting 116 tackles, 24 tackles for loss and 19 sacks on defense
• Benched 375 pounds and claims a 32-inch vertical
• recorded 35 tackles and eight pass breakups as a sophomore

Honors and Rankings
• Named AP Division I All-Ohio first team as a senior

Other Sports
• Letterman in basketball.

• Vidauntae (Taco) Charlton was born on November 7, 1994
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in general studies.


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