Taj Letman
Taj  Letman

RS Senior

Elberton, Ga.

High School:
Elbert County

Last College:
Holmes CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185



No. 23 @HerdFB Soars Past Golden Eagles

Moves to 9-0 After 63-17 Road Win


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 59, ECU 28


Marshall Football Postgame Quotes

Marshall 56, UAB 14


Football vs. Southern Miss

Marshall at Southern Miss on November 8, 2014.

Had three years of eligibility after leaving junior college, plays final Herd season as Marshall graduate, gaining Management degree in December 2014 ... Taking classes for MBA.

JUNIOR SEASON (2014): Started all 14 games, playing 834 snaps for C-USA title team, one of six Herd players on defense to make every start ... Ranked third among Herd tacklers, with 90 (46 solo) ... Had career-high 15 tackles in 67-66 overtime loss to Western Kentucky ... Had 11 tackles in Boca Raton Bowl win and 10 in C-USA title win over Louisiana Tech. ... Posted 10 tackles versus FAU ... Tied fellow safety AJ Leggett for team lead with four interceptions (against Rhode Island, Ohio, Southern Miss, WKU) ... Had 31 yards in interception returns ... Four pass breakups on the season.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013): Started 13 of 14 games at free safety (missing Southern Miss) ... Finished with 50 tackles (24 solos) and had first career interception in C-USA East Division-clinching win over East Carolina ... Forced a fumble in victory over UAB and also posted his top tackling game, with 11 ... Had seven tackles in three-OT loss at Virginia Tech ... Also had four pass breakups for the season.

HERD FILE: Born June 29, 1993 ... Enrolled at Marshall in January 2013 and earned undergraduate degree in Management in December 2014; seeking MBA ... Picked Marshall over Arizona, Baylor, Charlotte, FIU, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana-Lafayette, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Purdue and South Alabama ... Did not play 2012 season at Holmes CC, suffered a season-ending injury on the first day of preseason practice, when he tore a ligament in his right ring finger and underwent surgery ... High jumped 6-8 in Georgia high school regional meet ... Had 59 tackles and 10 pass breakups for Holmes CC in 2011.