Wayne Graham said -- "Kirby made a late-push in the fall after joining us from junior college. He's very versatile and can play position in the infield."
San Jacinto College - Played 2012 season at San Jacinto College (where Wayne Graham began his collegiate coaching career)... Helped the Gators go 41-25 and finish as the national runner-up at the 2012 Junior College World Series in Grand Junction, Col.... Batted .276 with 42 RBI and pair of home runs... Coached by Tom Arrington... Was named a NJCAA Academic All-America.
Texas A&M University - Played the 2011 season at Texas A&M... Appeared in five games... Collected two hits in five at bats and scored two runs.
High School - A 2010 graduate of Bellaire High School, in nearby Bellaire, Tex.... Two-time honorable mention selection to the Louisville Slugger National High School All-America Team... Second team All-Greater Houston infielder as a senior in 2010 after batting .455 with five home runs and 38 RBI... Two-time first team all-District 20-5A selection... Helped the Cardinals reach the state playoffs in each of his three years as a letterman... Hit .456 with 14 homers and 93 RBI in his prep career... Coached by Rocky Manuel... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal - Full name: Kirby Michael Taylor. Born: February 10, 1992, in Houston. Parents: Keith and Gina Taylor of Bellaire (one brothers, one sister). College: Will Rice