|Hometown:||Holly Springs, N.C.|
|High School:||Holly Springs H.S.|
|Major:||Enrolled at Columbia College|
A 2017 graduate of Holly Springs High School in Holly Springs, N.C. where he played three years of varsity football for head coach Robert Furth … Named to the Raleigh News & Observer All-Area/All-Metro First Team … Named the Southwest Wake Athletic Conference Player of the Year and All-Conference First Team honors … Multi-faceted running back who in his three-year varsity career, totaled 2,072 rushing yards on 215 carries and 23 touchdowns with a 9.1 yards per carry average and totaled 516 receiving yards on 48 catches and five touchdowns … Rushed for 1,671 yards and 17 touchdowns (167.1 yards per game) on 182 carries and caught 17 passes for 183 yards and a touchdown and registered 1,883 all-purpose yards in his first year as a running back as a senior … Set school's season record for rushing yards (1,671) … Played quarterback and wide receiver … Also finished with seven games of 100 yards rushing or more … Led the Golden Hawks to a 7-5 overall record and No. 21 area ranking in the Raleigh News & Observer top-25 teams … Ran for a career-high 375 yards and three touchdowns on 26 carries, including a 93-yard touchdown vs. Hoggard … Ran for four touchdowns, 183 yards on 16 carries and an 73-yard TD vs. Athens Drive … His 73-yard touchdown run vs. Athens Drive was named the Friday Night Blitz Play of the Week … Ran for 216 yards and four touchdowns on only seven carries in the first half vs. Cary … Rushed for 223 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries, including a 70-yard touchdown vs. Panther Creek … Ran for 244 yards on 18 carries vs. Apex … Rushed for 268 yards and two touchdowns and caught 19 passes for 266 yards and three touchdowns in only six games of his junior season … Broke his leg earlier in the year and came back from the injury to play the rest of the season as a junior … Ran for 104 yards and two touchdowns on only five carries, including an 82-yard touchdown vs. Athens Drive … Played in six games a sophomore, catching 12 passes for 107 yards and a touchdown … Two-year varsity letterwinner in basketball … Named Holly Springs High School Student Athlete of the Year in 2017.
Born Broderick Austin Taylor on January 13, 1999 in Newport Beach, Calif. … Son of Michael Richardson and Gina Taylor … Has two sisters: Natalie and Reili … Sister Reili Richardson plays basketball at Arizona State University … Voted Best Madden Player in Holly Springs, N.C. … Committed to Columbia on January 29, 2017 … Chose Columbia for its educational advantages and that it provided the best 40-year decision for him while giving him the opportunity to play a sport he loves … Chose Columbia over offers from The Citadel, Colgate, Davidson, Elon, Fordham, Furman, Massachusetts, Mercer, Old Dominion, Navy, Texas-San Antonio, Western Carolina and Appalachian State … Enrolled at Columbia College.