Taj Letman
Taj  Letman

RS Senior

Elberton, Ga.

High School:
Elbert County

Last College:
Holmes CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185



@HerdFB Suffers Setback at WKU on Friday

Reaves set a Marshall single-game record in kick return yards with 221


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

WKU 49, Marshall 28


@HerdFB Falls in Overtime at Middle Tennessee, 27-24

Marshall's defense forced three turnovers


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 34, Charlotte 10


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 30, North Texas 13


Marshall vs. Western Kentucky , 49-28

NCAA Football: Marshall faces Western Kentucky at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.


Marshall, 33 vs. FAU, 17

Hyleck Foster led a running game that carried 47 times for 326 yards and three touchdowns, helping Marshall to a 33-17 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday.


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.